Thursday, September 23, 2010

Band of the week

    Red Hot Chili Peppers are a American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983.

    Their musical style has fused traditional funk with elements of other genres including hip hop, punk rock, and psychedelic rock.

     Current Band Memebers
    Anthony Kiedis (vocals)
    Michael "Flea" Balzary (bass)
    Chad Smith (drums)
    Josh Klinghoffer (guitar)
    The group originally featured guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons. Slovak, however, died of a heroin overdose in 1988, resulting in Irons' departure.

    Former Members
    I was gonna list them, but hell, there are so many of them.
    DO you really freakin care?

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers have won six Grammy Awards. The band has sold over 55 million albums worldwide, has had eight singles in the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 (including three singles in the Top 10), five number one singles on the Mainstream Rock charts, and holds a record of eleven number one singles on the Modern Rock charts.

    Originally Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem,the Red Hot Chili Peppers were formed by Anthony Kiedis, Hillel Slovak, Flea, and Jack Irons while they attended Fairfax High School in California.

    The band appeared in the 1986 movie Thrashin' playing the song Blackeyed Blonde from Freaky Styley. During this time the band also appeared in the movie Tough Guys starring Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, performing the song Set It Straight at a nightclub in Los Angeles.

     The Red Hot Chili Peppers (1984)
     Freaky Styley (1985)
     The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987)
     Mother's Milk (1989)
     Blood Sugar Sex Magik (1991)
     One Hot Minute (1995)
     Californication (1999)
     By the Way (2002)
     Stadium Arcadium (2006)

    Tour info
    They currently are not touring . Anywhere!

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