Red Hot Chili Peppers recently unleashed the video for ‘The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie’ upon the world. The clip, which is the first single off their new album, ‘I’m With You,’ is the latest from a band that treats video-making like an art form. They’ve been doing it since ‘True Men Don't Kill Coyotes’ from their self-titled 1984 debut album, and have filmed dozens over the years, most of them memorable, some unforgettable and probably even a few the band would like to forget (ever see ‘Catholic School Girls Rule?’). So, without further adieu, here's a look at Loudwire's list of the Top 5 Red Hot Chili Peppers Videos:
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Red Hot Chili Peppers will always be one of the most revered bands of the alt-rock generation. But like any beast trying to ensure its survival, RHCP have evolved to retain relevancy and continued success. With their new album, 'I'm With You,' the Peppers have mellowed with age, but have not lost their edge; rather, they've honed their craft.
You wouldn’t know it by listening to the by 4 minutes and 42 seconds of psychedelic-pop goodness that is the new Red Hot Chili Peppers single "The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie,” but that song actually evolved from an hour-long jam the band had been messing around with in their rehearsal studio.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea admits he "was afraid" to move without guitarist John Frusciante when it came time to record the band's new album, 'I'm With You,' which drops Aug. 30. "I couldn't imagine going out with someone else," the bassist says in the cover story of the new Rolling Stone magazine. "It seemed done . . . It's like missing a family member." Frusciante parted ways with the Peppers in 2009.
Hot off the presses comes the video for 'The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie,' the first single off the Red Hot Chili Peppers' new album, 'I'm With You,' which drops Aug. 30. The clip is slated to debut tonight (Aug. 17) on TV at exactly 7:53PM ET as part of the 'MTV First: Red Hot Chili Peppers' special, but apparently was too hot to wait until then.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have cemented the date for the video premiere of their new single, 'The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie' and it's tomorrow, Aug. 17. The video is slated to debut at exactly 7:53PM ET, so mark your calendars, set a smart phone reminder and tune in to MTV and MTV2, which will air the video during the networks' 'MTV First: Red Hot Chili Peppers' special.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has filed for a restraining order in Los Angeles against a 32-year-old fan and novice filmmaker named August Elizabeth Thomas after her alleged repeated attempts to contact him culminated late last month in unwelcome visits to the rocker’s house –- on two consecutive days.