Red Hot Chili Peppers just performed on one of the biggest stages in the world, playing the Super Bowl halftime show alongside Bruno Mars. But the performance has drawn some criticism as it was visibly noticeable that bassist Flea and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer were performing without their instruments plugged in.
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Did anybody do a head scratch when Red Hot Chili Peppers were recently announced to play the Super Bowl halftime show alongside pop star Bruno Mars? After all, the organizers have been notoriously conservative in their choices for the halftime show performers after Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction" a decade ago and the Chili Peppers have been known to bare a fair share of skin during their performances.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and At the Drive-In / Mars Volta guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez have teamed up to create the new project Kimono Kult. Both eccentric musicians have put out some odd forms of rock in the past, and from what we've learned about Kimono Kult, it has the potential to out-weird them all.
Red Hot Chili Peppers were already planning to be in New York for a Super Bowl weekend concert. Now word has it that the band will get in some extra work under a much larger spotlight. The Los Angeles Times reports that they'll join Super Bowl XLVIII halftime headliner Bruno Mars during his mid game festivities.
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!