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Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Red Hot Chili Peppers artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Red Hot Chili Peppers, left to right: drummer Chad Smith, lead singer Anthony Kiedis, new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, bassist Flea.

August 27, 2011 Frontman Anthony Kiedis says the band still bangs out ideas the same way it has for three decades.

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January 15, 2011 Bassist Flea talks to Guy Raz about The Red Hot Chili Peppers: An Oral/Visual History.

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August 5, 2002 The King of Rock and Soul: Solomon Burke; New solo work from Robert Plant; A look back at the wo...

News

Izzy Stradlin, Axl Rose, Slash and Steven Adler of Guns N' Roses, performing in California in 1986.

April 13, 2012 Guns N' Roses and the Red Hot Chili Peppers each grew out of the 1980s clash of punk and hair metal.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Chaka Khan onstage in London in 1985.

September 28, 2011 Hear our favorite song by each of the 15 performers up for induction in 2012.

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September 27, 2008 The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist has just enrolled as a freshman at USC's music program.

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Blood Sugar Sex Magik

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  • Album: Blood Sugar Sex Magik
  • Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Label: Warner Bros UK
  • Released: 1991
 

I'm With You

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  • Album: I'm With You
  • Artist: Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Label: Warner Bros.
  • Released: 2011