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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...
  • Record Store Day released the official list of exclusive releases that will go on sale next month, so AXS put together 10 albums that cannot

    10 Record Store Day exclusive albums that you shouldn’t overlook

    Don’t worry so much about any of the more strict and tedious holidays that are coming up this spring. The only holiday that music fans should really be counting down to is Record Store Day on April 22. The annual, one-day event returns for another year next month, and will be full of awesome music...
  • 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: Rocking out in Kansas

    Red Hot Chili Peppers: Rocking out in Kansas

    The Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the hottest touring bands on the circuit, known for bringing the heat in live concert settings along with sold out shows. Anthony Kiedis on vocals, Flea on bass, Chad Smith on Drums and Josh Klinghoffer on guitar have a mutual common goal when it comes to...
  • Lollapooza Paris announces impressive 2017 festival lineup

    Lollapooza Paris announces impressive 2017 festival lineup

    On Jan. 17, the organizers behind the inaugural Lollapalooza Paris festival announced the lineup for the 2017 show and it’s a stacked bill, to say the least. The event’s eclectic headlining acts include alt-rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers, R&B superstar The Weeknd, modern rock titans Imagine...
  • Babymetal, Irontom, and Deerhoof will be joining the Red Hot Chili Peppers throughout their North American Tour this spring. 

    Babymetal, Irontom, Deerhoof will be joining Red Hot Chili Peppers for spring North American tour

    Fans who will be seeing the Red Hot Chili Peppers on their springtime North American tour should make sure to get to the venue early. The band announced on Thursday that in addition to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Jack Irons joining them as opening acts, that Babymetal, Irontom, and...
  • Chad Smith also helped to wish Su-Metal a Happy Birthday!

    Watch: Babymetal welcomes Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith on stage in London

    Japanese metal sensations Babymetal welcomed a special guest for their support slot at London’s O2 Arena on Sunday night. The band was finishing up their run supporting the Red Hot Chili Peppers on the American band’s U.K. arena tour. As NME reported, Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith—with his face...

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