Saturday Sep 13
'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.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
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.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
10 amazing, yet underrated albums of the 1990s
The 1990s were filled with some of the greatest rock music ever recorded, much like the 1970s. We had Nirvana, U2, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lauryn Hill, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and even some Springsteen.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Chad Smith and Stone Gossard Talk Side Projects and the Grunge Band Green River
What happens when a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer chats with one of the greatest guitarists of his generation? An hour-long riveting, informative conversation that spans everything from influences to environmental issues to side projects to what gear they use.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Chad Smith & Taylor Hawkins Jam
If you put two great drummers together in a room, what happens? They make music, of course.
On This Day in Music...August 26th
August 26th is here and it isn't just a Tuesday, it's National Dog Day! Make sure to give your pooch extra treats today and take them on a long walk so they can sniff everything possible.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
2K reveals 'Yakkem' trailer for 'NBA 2K15
Entitled "Yakkem," the trailer features "Suck My Kiss" by The Red Hot Chili Peppers.
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.
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.
The New York Observer
Behind the Sounds: Cliff Martinez, 'The Knick (Original Series Soundtrack)'
Beakers spilling over with a dying patient's blood; corpse-stealing ambulances; dank, rotting tenements; placenta previa; a breached fetus; horse-drawn carriages trampling down the dirt roads of Mott and Broome Street; medical instruments marrying the Civil War and Saw ; Clive Owen begging a waifish West Virginian nurse to inject cocaine into his ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Katy Perry, Rihanna & Coldplay Courted For Super Bowl?
According to the Wall Street Journal , three major acts Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay are being considered for the 2015 show, but with one little catch.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
NFL asking artists to pay to play Super Bowl?
The NFL is asking musical acts if they'd consider paying for the right to play the Super Bowl halftime show, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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."
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.