“There’s a break, and then we’ll do some more next year.”
One Flea Koko didn’t want to get rid of.
By the way, they tried to say they weren’t Metallica.
Are today’s bands controlled by “image consultants, lawyers and managers”? Flea thinks so.
“I don’t really have any concern for little small minds that get frustrated when they get blown.”
Technical foul or a slam dunk?
Flea went straight to the tattoo parlour after learning about Bowie’s death. David Bowie passed away on Sunday, 10th January at the age of 69 following a secret battle with cancer, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist has decided to commemorate his love for the fallen icon with a permanent tribute. Flea has gotten a tattoo of Bowie’s surname, complete with
The duo also talk climate change with Canadian author, Naomi Klein.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have been laying low this year, but they’ve written a stack of new tracks — they just “can’t” play them live yet, because they don’t want the internet to get its grubby little digital hands on them. Earlier this week, RHCP performed a special acoustic set at a benefit concert for
There’s a new buzz surrounding Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, and it’s coming from the 200,000 bees he’s now keeping in his backyard. As TMZ reports, the Australian-born American muso installed three beehives in his backyard last month, and has filled each one with over 60,000 bees. Posting Instagram photos of himself with the
Thom Yorke, Patti Smith, Flea, Dhani Harrison and others will band together to support urgent action on climate change at the Pathway to Paris concert this December, coinciding with the UN climate talks to be held in the same city. Pathway to Paris describe themselves as “a collection of artists, activists, academics, musicians, politicians, innovators
Die Antwoord have called in a few favours for their new music video Ugly Boy, enlisting an impressive cast to musicians and personalities to cameo in the clip. Jack Black, the ATL Twins, Flea, and Marilyn Manson all make appearance along with models Cara Delevingne and Dita Von Teese. Some of the guest stars, like
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has revealed the band are almost done writing their 11th studio album and hope to release the “super danceable” and “introspective” record in 2015, along with a world tour. “We’ve been writing and rehearsing, rolling up our sleeves, getting in the studio and doing it,” the bassist told Rolling
Following reports that the CIA used an unidentified Red Hot Chili Peppers track as part of a torture technique against a terrorism detainee, drummer Chad Smith and bassist Flea have responded, saying the band was unaware of such activities and do not approve the CIA’s use of their music. According to Al Jazeera, a forthcoming
Antemasque, a group consisting of former members of The Mars Volta Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, and Dave Elitch, with bass contributions from Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, have shared a new piece of of music, a post-punky bop dubbed Hangin’ in the Lurch. The frenetic track recalls the earliest days of Rodriguez-Lopez and
Former Mars Volta and At the Drive-In members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, have teamed with drummer Dave Elitch, with help from Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea for their new project, Antemasque, and the supergroup have just dropped their debut track. The project was announced yesterday, when the group released a trailer and rehearsal video.
While its not The Mars Volta reunion fans may have been hoping for, former members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala have today announced an exciting new project, which sees the prolific musicians team up with Chili Peppers bassist Flea for a supergroup dubbed Antemasque. Omar Rodriguez-Lopez broke the news via his Twitter account, posting a
Band “thought it better to not pretend”
After many, including USA Today and Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid, noticed that the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ guitars weren’t plugged into anything during their performance at Super Bowl 2014, RHCP bassist Flea has disclosed via Twitter that the band had “no choice” but to run tracks. RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS OFFICIALLY RESPOND TO SUPER