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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Sickened by CIA Torture Reports

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The names of several harder-edged bands have surfaced over the years as having music being used by the CIA to break down terror suspects, but it was a little bit surprising last week when a new report revealed that Red Hot Chili Peppers music was used on loop as a tactic by the CIA.

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Will Ferrell Accepts Chad Smith’s Challenge for a ‘Drum Vs. Cowbell Showdown’ for Charity

Will Ferrell and Chad Smith
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Last week actor Will Ferrell was an Internet sensation with his hilarious claim that he was actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, something many have debated over for many years due to their uncanny physical similarities. The actor-comedian made his confession during an infamous Reddit ‘Ask Me Anything’ (AMA) session resulting in Smith offering up his own video in response, challenging Ferrell to a drum battle.

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It’s Official! Will Ferrell + Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Are the Same Person

Will Ferrell / Chad Smith
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Conspiracy theorists, you've just earned one point in the win column. It's been debated for years that comedy legend Will Ferrell is actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith. Such claims have been labeled as ludicrous, but surprisingly enough, the actor known as Will Ferrell has just come out admitting that he is, in fact, Chad Smith.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Apologizes For Soccer Joke in Brazil

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith may be known for his playful spirit and sense of humor but it seems that in Brazil, some things are not to be joked about. The drummer has been feeling the heat since having some fun with soccer fans at a recent appearance.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Receives Death Threats After Soccer Jersey Mishap

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Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has been receiving threats in Brazil after an incident at a drum clinic involving a soccer jersey, reports TMZ. When presented with a Flamengo club jersey on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 3), Smith waved the jersey around then stuck it down the back of his pants making a wiping motion and turned his tush with its newly affixed tail to the crowd before tossing the jersey back behind him. Bad move!

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Drummer Chad Smith Lobbies Congress for Music Education Support

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Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith is a man who respects the craft of music and embraces its many forms, so it's no surprise that he'd be willing to speak out on behalf of music education in Washington, D.C. Smith did just that earlier this week, speaking to members of Congress about music funding in public schools.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith Says Band Doesn’t Want to Hold Tracks for ’2020 Box Set’

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers had their fans in a frenzy last month when they revealed plans to issue a wealth of songs that had yet to be a part of any of their past records.

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Tom Morello + Chad Smith Appear in Outernational’s ‘We Are All Illegals’ Video

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You may not recognize the name Outernational, but the outspoken upstart band has the ears of some of today's top rockers.

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