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Yesterday | Daily Echo

Saturday tickets sell out for Isle of Wight Festival

Festival promoter John Giddings said he is "hardly surprised" Saturday tickets were the first to sell out, with Red Hot Chili Peppers headlining.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Isle of Wight County, England, Pop/Rock, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

Outside Lands announces daily lineups

A large crowd fills the Polo Field at the Land's End main stage during the 6th annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Music, Entertainment

Ultimate-guitar.com

Mars Volta And Flea's New Band Antemasque Announce Debut Album [News]

Over the last week, we've been introduced Antemasque , the new project from Mars Volta co-founders Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala , along with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and drummer Dave Elitch .

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pam's House Blend

TMZ: Only US Television Program to Cover Latest Report of CIA Using Music to Torture Detainees

Another example of the government using rock music to torture detainees was reported last week.

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Related Topix: TMZ, Entertainment, Television, Journalism, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

C-101

RHCP's Chad Smith & Flea respond to CIA torture report

The Red Hot Chili Peppers aren't happy with the news that their music was supposedly used as so-called torture by the C.I.A. Earlier this month Al Jazeera America reported that some of the band's songs were part of an "enhanced interrogation technique" in 2002.

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

The Stranger

Coachella Weekend Photos: Arcade Fire, Beck, Pharrell, and More

Although I'm usually an upstanding member of the Coachella Boosters Club, I have to confess that the ultra-heavy crowd on Friday coupled with the return of the dreaded dust storm on Saturday evening had me feeling a bit beaten down by the festival.

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

Spin

Antemasque Herald Self-Titled Album With Autumnal 'Drown All Your Witches'

They were wrong, so we drowned. They were right, so we got a new Antemasque song.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers

CBS Local

Stigall Show Log 4.15.14

7:52- Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Lesean McCoy says that he would take his 2 year old son over Tim Tebow.

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

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KOVideo.net

James Chance Signs With True Groove Records, Records James Brown Cover

Chance hasn't lost his touch, the latest proof is the well executed cover of James Brown, where you can feel his original style all over the place.

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Related Topix: Funk, James Brown, Black Entertainment, Soul, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Deborah Harry, Blondie, Comedy Movies

Mediaite.com

Flea 'Disgusted' Red Hot Chili Peppers Music Used to Torture Detainee

According to the massive Senate Intelligence Report on the CIA's use of enhanced interrogation techniques - torture, to those of you scoring at home - Red Hot Chili Peppers' music was used to torture at least one detainee held by the CIA.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

New York Daily News

Celebrity memoirs are bigger business than ever

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea recently signed to write his memoirs; his bandmate Anthony Kiedis has already published his life story.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis, Bryan Cranston, Lena Dunham, Entertainment

Sat Apr 12, 2014

KISS-FM San Antonio

Rock Report: Red Hot Chili Peppers Music Reportedly Used by CIA to Torture Guantanamo Bay Detainees

A new report from Al Jazeera suggests that the CIA once used Chili Peppers to torture prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, and we're not talking the spicy tongue-burning kind.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, George Bush

Rock102online.com

Another New Single From Mars Volta/Flea Spin-Off P...

As reported earlier this week, former members of The Mars Volta and Flea from Red Hot Chili Peppers have a new musical project.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Rock And Roll HoF

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, center, introduces former members Jack Irons, left, and Cliff Martinez with Mike "Flea" Balazary, second from right, and Josh Klinghoffer before the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday, April 13, 2012, in Cleveland.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Startups, Facebook, Bozrah, CT

The Armonk Daily Voice

Armonk Teen To Compete In Ridgefield Playhouse BandJam

Plethora of Nothing is one of the four finalists competing in Ridgefield BandJam at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m. More than 50 bands apply each year.

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Related Topix: Armonk, NY, North Salem, NY

Thu Apr 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Red Hot Chili Peppers songs used for torture

APPARENTLY the US government thinks that listening to the RHCP is torture, because they've been using their songs to make detainees talk.

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Related Topix: The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pop/Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Guantanamo Bay, Skinny Puppy, Industrial, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

WGMZ-FM Gadsden

Mars Volta Members & Flea form new group

Mars Volta founders Omar Rodrguez-Lpez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala have teamed up with Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to form a new supergroup.

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Related Topix: Progressive-Rock, The Mars Volta

Daily Mail

CIA used Red Hot Chilli Peppers songs to 'TORTURE' terrorism suspects

The contents of a leaked classified report which lists interrogation methods used by the CIA has revealed that Red Hot Chili Peppers' songs were played to terrorism suspects in a bid to extract information.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Pop/Rock, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

The Star Online

Red Hot Chili Peppers' bassist Flea penning revealing memoir

"I view books as sacred things." : Flea, bassist and founding member of rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, has announced he will publish his memoir.

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

Wed Apr 09, 2014

National Journal

Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs Were Used to Torture a Detainee

One of the many new details from the soon-to-be-released Senate Intelligence Committee report on CIA torture programs.

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

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