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  • Glenn Hughes set to play Deep Purple classics on tour

    Glenn Hughes set to play Deep Purple classics on tour

    Glenn Hughes has played bass on more records than he can probably remember. But you can bet he recalls the LPs he made in 1973-76 with Deep Purple. Dubbed “the voice of rock” for his prodigious pipes, Hughes (formerly of Trapeze) was recruited by the “Smoke on the Water” warriors to replace the...
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    Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers un-cage coyote funk rock in Cleveland

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers haven’t played Ohio since 2012 when they jammed at Cleveland’s Public Hall during their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.  They did a small-hall show at House of Blues the following morning—then doubled back in the summertime for a concert at Quicken Loans...
  • How bands got their name: Red Hot Chili Peppers

    How bands got their name: Red Hot Chili Peppers

    One of the best and best-selling rock groups in the history of the genre, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have stayed relevant by changing with the times. In the early ‘80s, they debuted as a scrappy funk and metal quartet. At the beginning of the ‘90s, they rode the alternative rock wave to become one of...
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform sold out show at KeyBank Center

    Red Hot Chili Peppers to perform sold out show at KeyBank Center

    ‘90s punk-funk pioneers Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform for a sold out crowd at Buffalo’s KeyBank Center at 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10 with special guests Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. The six-time Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are out on the road promoting...
  • Bonnaroo's 2017 lineup includes U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Chance The Rapper

    Bonnaroo announces 2017 lineup starring U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Weeknd, and Chance The Rapper

    Another day, another major music festival lineup announcement. On Wednesday morning it was the highly anticipated lineup announcement for Bonnaroo, which will be returning to The Farm in Manchester, TN in 2017 on June 8-11 for its sixteenth year. Leading the way on the lineup poster are U2, who as...
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    Red Hot Chili Peppers give it away to Alamo City on funky U.S. tour kickoff getaway

    Hundreds of bright tube-shaped candle props bobbed from the ceiling as the lights dimmed and a crescendo of 16,000-plus fans sounded in earnest. Drummer Chad Smith, guitarist Josh Klinghoffer and an otherworldly bassist who calls himself Flea surrounded the drum kit, jump starting Thursday's...
  • Top 5 Dallas-Fort Worth rock concerts for January 2017

    Top 5 Dallas-Fort Worth rock concerts for January 2017

    There are plenty of things happening in Dallas and Fort Worth when 2017 kicks off. For fans of rock and roll, there is also some amazing concerts rolling through the DFW area. From the arrival of one of the most legendary alternative rock bands of all time to some huge metal concerts, there is...
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