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Red Hot Chili Peppers Denounce CIA’s Use Of Their Music For Torture

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.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Used By CIA To Torture Prisoner

While much has been said of the torture techniques used by the US government in the early days of the War on Terror, including waterboarding and sleep deprivation, a prisoner named Abu Zubaydah was subjected to all 10 sanctioned torture techniques, including the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Say New Music Out In September

UPDATE 2:09pm 09/04/14: The scan of the Rollling Stone interview with Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist Josh Klinghoffer dated April 24th and cited in this article has been revealed as a fake perpetrated by Stadium Arcadium forum user RHCPtv5.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Super Bowl Nipples Receive Complaints

The Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ performance at Super Bowl XLVIII has already caused its share of controversy.
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Will Ferrell Accepts Chili Pepper Chad Smith’s “Drum Vs Cowbell Showdown”

Comedian Will Ferrell, has officially accepted a drum battle challenge from his doppelgänger, Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ drummer Chad Smith, during a recent Reddit AMA from the drummer.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Officially Address Super Bowl Miming Row

Band “thought it better to not pretend”

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Had “No Choice” But To Mime At Super Bowl

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.
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Watch: Bruno Mars, Red Hot Chili Peppers Perform During Super Bowl Halftime Show

Following a much-hyped pre-Super Bowl performance from the Foo Fighters, the main musical festivities of the evening went off with a massive bang at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, with a performance from pop king Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Join Bruno Mars For Super Bowl Halftime Show

Modern rock legends the Red Hot Chili Peppers will join reigning pop king Bruno Mars on 2nd February for the 2014 NFL Super Bowl halftime show, one of the single biggest televised events of the year.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Receives Death Threats Following Soccer Jersey Incident

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and Will Ferrel look-a-like Chad Smith has received death threats in Brazil following a drum clinic gone wrong.
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Lollapalooza 2014 Chile And Argentina Lineups Announced

The lineups for Lollapalooza 2014‘s Chile and Argentina events have been unveiled, bringing the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Pixies and many more to South American audiences, with some Antipodean names thrown in for good measure.
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Damon Albarn, Alex Kapranos, Flea And Nick Zinner To Release Track For Charity

Now, this is one supergroup we can’t wait to hear from.