Originally called Tony Flow & the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem they played their first show as Red Hot Chili Peppers on March 5, 1983 in Hollywood. Leading of course to the question, what does the name Red Hot Chili Peppers mean???
Check out this backstage photo of punk rock legend Dee Dee Ramone sporting what looks like a bootleg Detroit Wings shirt circa 1979. Another photo taken 3 years earlier shows 13-year old future lead-singer of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Anthony Kiedis rocking the exact same Detroit shirt.
On May 9, 2006, Red Hot Chili Peppers released the amazing 28-track double album “Stadium Arcadium”. The album features some of the Peppers biggest hits and is infamous for being the last album featuring John Frusciante on guitar. The music on the album is timeless and memorable but the album cover itself, featuring yellow “Superman” lettering and a blue background is anything but.
The latest trend in Rock N’ Roll is to get a tattoo of your recently deceased music idol. Dave Grohl went out and got an “Ace of Spades” tattoo to honor Lemmy & Flea took to his official Instagram to show off his newest tattoo dedicated to Bowie.
Check out this cool photo of a couple of rock n’ roll drummers Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters and Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers getting ready to hop in a limo to go see Rush!!!
Check out the feelnumb.com definitive top 10 list of songs that contain the great State of California in it’s title. Please chime with your thoughts…
I’ve seen Mickey Mouse play just about every instrument. Piano, Flute, Drums, Bass, & Guitar. It;s not wonder that John Lennon, Brian WIlson, Joe Walsh, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, Dave Grohl, Michael Jackson, Psy all have rocked a Mickey Mouse Shirt.
Seeing a grown man dressing up like you, trying to look like you and getting the same tattoos as you has got to be creepy…Check out Anthony Kiedis and Liam Gallagher with their look-a-likes…
Flea also paid tribute to The Who’s bass player John Entwistle by sporting a “Skeleton Suit” when the Chili Peppers played Slaine Castle in Ireland on August 23, 2003.
In 1991, the Red Hot Chili Peppers were about to drop their fifth and most successful album to date “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” but more importantly Anthony Kiedis took on a cameo roll in the cult classic movie “Point Break”.