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Saturday Sep 13 | Guitar World

's Battle of the Greatest Live Bands: Round 1 - Queen Vs. Red Hot Chili Peppers

We don't know about you, but around here, September brings to mind tours and massive live shows - probably because it's the only month where summer and fall, the two biggest rock touring seasons, collide. So, as our thoughts turn to the gigs we've reported on, witnessed and celebrated this year, we thought we'd get our readers - as in, you guys! - involved as we attempt to pinpoint rock's greatest live band or artist! Welcome to Guitar World 's official readers poll for September , the Battle of the Greatest Live Bands.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Gazette Series

Sixth form band play at Littlecombe street party

A SIXTH form band have had several successful performances and don't look as though they're about to slow down any time soon. The projects at Rednock led to the band being asked to play at the Littlecombe street party on Sunday, September 7. The band, which plays a range of covers from Green Day to Red Hot Chilli Peppers, initially played as part of the school's performance of Little Shop of Horrors.

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Related Topix: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Pop/Rock, Life, Holidays, Christmas

Thu Sep 11, 2014

NBC Los Angeles

Chili Peppers' Flea in Neighborhood Lot Flap

The battle over what to do with an empty lot in Silver Lake is playing out between Red Hot Chili Pepper bassist Flea and a local developer. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from Silver Lake for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.

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KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has been honing his chops of late and he's ready to take down Will Ferrell a notch or two. The doppelganger celebs famously took part in a drum-off on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' earlier this year, with Ferrell emerging victorious in a controversial decision.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Bit-tech.net

Will Ferrell taking to Twitch to fight cancer

Ferrell chose the target of $375,000 to give gamers the chance to one-up the $300,000 raised through a drum-off with Red Hot Chilli Peppers drummer Chad Smith. Comedian Will Ferrell has announced a Twitch livestream event that will take place if $375,000 is raised through an IndieGoGo campaign.

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Related Topix: Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Pop/Rock, Life, Charity , The, Video Games, Deep Silver

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Curbed

Celebrities at Neighborhood Council Meetings: Here's Flea at a Silver ...

Hey, here is Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, Los Feliz homeowner , and Silverlake Conservatory of Music cofounder Flea appearing at a meeting of the Silver Lake Neighborhood Council, which is the funnest neighborhood council in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Santa Monica, CA, Real Estate

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Oredigger

Album Review: Angus & Julia Stone

Established fans of the brother-sister blues-folk duo Angus & Julia Stone will find a comfortable familiarity in the slightly haunting melodies and melancholic undertones of the pair's new eponymous album, with only minimal traces of the stale feeling that comes when artists find their niche and do not change. Those unacquainted with or indifferent toward the siblings will probably find themselves more interested in this album than any of its predecessors as it has a more polished and cohesive feel than any of the other albums.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock

NOLA.com

Gretna native to have play produced off-Broadway

Christy Smith-Sloman, a Gretna native and New York playwright, will have a play produced off-Broadway in November for a one-month run. The play, "Negative Is Positive," is a full length dramedy theater production that explores the dynamics of a marriage unraveling.

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Related Topix: Gretna, LA, Theater, Arts, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural, New Orleans, LA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Curbed

Development Battles: Flea's Music School Trying to Stop Sunset Junction Mixed-Users

The massive, three-building mixed-use project of Sunset Junction has been moving forward doggedly for more than two years, even though it's really unpopular with the neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Real Estate

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WWBN-FM Burton

Red Hot Chili Peppers' Chad Smith + Pearl Jam's Stone...

Sometimes in life there are pairings that make you wonder what could have been, but according to Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard , it's probably better that their onetime project fizzled quickly.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Tue Aug 26, 2014

DC101

Chad Smith & Taylor Hawkins Jam

If you put two great drummers together in a room, what happens? They make music, of course.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Examiner.com

2K reveals 'Yakkem' trailer for 'NBA 2K15

Entitled "Yakkem," the trailer features "Suck My Kiss" by The Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock

KAZR-FM Des Moines

Musicians blast NFLa s a pay to playa Super Bowl plan

SUPER BOWL: The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Bruno Mars perform during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos Sunday, Feb. 2, in East Rutherford, N.J. The halftime performer for the 2015 Super Bowl has not yet been announced.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, East Rutherford, NJ, Rutherford, NJ

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Gay Times

Ice Bucket Challenge - The Funnies

We have Verne Troyer, with his own take on the challenge... We want a cookie! This cockney builder takes it to the next levela good effort, Lee: And Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea keeps calm in the tiniest swim shorts we've seen in a whilea P.K. Subban gets jiggy with a massive dump trucka Here are some American football players from Utah, ... (more)

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Gene Simmons, Flea, Krist Novoselic Ranked Among "10 Richest Bassists"

It may have only four strings, but a bass guitar can make a player a lot of cash.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Sting, Kiss

Thu Aug 21, 2014

International Business Times

NFL Gets 'Chilly Responses' From Rihanna and...

Forbes is of the opinion that the new policy of pay to play at the Super Bowl will "ruin" the show as it will make the performances an act of advertisement rather than a cultural act "The act of accepting payment from the artist transforms the performance into an ad for Coldplay, Rihanna, or Katy Perry.

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Related Topix: Dance, Bruno Mars, Pop/Rock, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rutherford, NJ, East Rutherford, NJ, Forbes, Publishing, Media

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Ultimate-guitar.com

Flea, Krist Novoselic, Geezer Butler Ranked Among World's 10 Richest Bassists [News]

Bring on the bass player jokes all you want, but even these guys know how to make millions from time to time.

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Related Topix: Short, Music!, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NME

Rihanna, Coldplay and Katy Perry asked to pay to play 2015 Super Bowl halftime show

The NFL is said to have approached the artists asking for money before the event or a "contribution of their post-Super Bowl tour income" Rihanna , Coldplay and Katy Perry have reportedly been asked to pay to play at the 2015 Super Bowl halftime show.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Red Hot Chili Peppers "Working Every Day" on New Album

Speaking to Australian website Noise 11 , Klinghoffer says the band is "working every day writing."

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

VH1

First Flops: 10 Classic Rock Debut Albums That Failed To Break The...

Following its releasea .they remained a little known punk funk band from Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, The Allman Brothers Band, Celebrities, Bruce Springsteen, Music, Entertainment

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