Red Hot Chili Peppers
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1983
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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Biography (Wikipedia)

Red Hot Chili Peppers (commonly abbreviated as RHCP) are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. Their music incorporates elements of alternative rock, funk, punk rock and psychedelic rock. The band consists of vocalist Anthony Kiedis, guitarist John Frusciante, bassist Flea, and drummer Chad Smith. With over 80 million records sold worldwide, Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time. They are the most successful band in the history of alternative rock, with the records for most number-one singles (13), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart. They have won six Grammy Awards, and in 2012 were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Red Hot Chili Peppers were formed in Los Angeles by Kiedis, Flea, guitarist Hillel Slovak, and drummer Jack Irons. Because of commitments to other bands, Slovak and Irons did not play on the band's 1984 self-titled debut album; instead, the album featured Jack Sherman on guitar and Cliff Martinez on drums. However, Slovak rejoined shortly after its release and performed on the albums Freaky Styley (1985) and The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987), the latter of which saw a reunion of the original lineup. Slovak died of a drug overdose on June 25, 1988; Irons, devastated, left the band.

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Reading + Leeds: 2016
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Reading
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Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading + Leeds: 2016

Reading
T in the Park: 2016
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Strathallan Castle
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T in the Park: 2016

T in the Park: 2016

Strathallan Castle
Zane Lowe Sessions: Red Hot Chili Peppers
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2011
Zane Lowe Sessions: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Zane Lowe Sessions: Red Hot Chili Peppers

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

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