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
Now, this is one supergroup we can’t wait to hear from. Blur‘s Damon Albarn, Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea, Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos and Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner have gotten together to contribute to a track, and it’s all in the name of charity, with proceeds going to Oxfam’s Syria Crisis Appeal. The four
Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has announced that his first solo EP Helen Burns will be released on Tuesday, February 19 via Smack Face Records. The EP, which Flea has described as ‘Trippy Freakout’ was originally recorded in 2007. Mostly instrutmental, Helen Burns was recorded with the help of RHCP drum technician and keyboard
The debut record from the latest music supergroup – Atoms for Peace – will hit the shelves on January 28. DIY reports that Thom Yorke (Radiohead), Nigel Godrich, Joey Waronker and Flea (Red Hot Chili Peppers) will unleash their side project via XL Recordings on CD, vinyl and digital download, so you’ll be able to
Flea celebrated his 50th birthday with a special Red Hot Chili Peppers gig that took place in the bassist’s backyard. As reported by Rolling Stone, who were on location to cover the 9-song set, the special occasion functioned as a fundraiser for the Silver Lake Conservatory, a music school located in Los Angeles that Flea
RHCP bassist Flea has today officially released his highly talked about solo EP. Titled Helen Burns, the release is available for digital download with a ‘name your price’ pricing scheme; it’s sure to be a very interesting listen, but it does come with a warning. Along with the EP, Flea has issued a statement to
As noted by Diffuser, Radiohead’s Thom Yorke and RHCP’s Flea have actually been in cahoots since 2009. Along with longstanding Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, the three musicians formed Atoms for Peace three years ago to perform Yorke’s 2006 solo record The Eraser. (In fact the super group took it’s name from the song Atoms for
During their US tour, the Red Hot Chilli Peppers have been forced to reschedule their tour due to a recently sustained foot injury by their lead singer Anthony Kedis.
Australian born Red Hot Chilli Peppers bassist Flea, otherwise known as Michael Balzary, has sold his property in Moruya, on the South Coast of New South Wales, for $1.4 million, taking a loss after buying in 2004 for $1.8 million.
Damon Albarn, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and Tony Allen from The Good, The Bad & The Queen have named their recently formed collaboration Rocketjuice And The Moon. Albarn explained the origin of the band and album name to the Irish Times “Someone in Lagos did the sleeve design and that’s the name he
In an interview with Stuff, Damon Albarn has said that not only is he nearing completion on a new Gorillaz album, but that he is also in the midst of working on an album with a new band including Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s bassist Flea and legendary afro-beat drummer Tony Allen, who played with creator