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Red Hot Chili Peppers

November 18th, 2003

Formed:
1983 in Hollywood, CA

Genre:
Alternative

Years Active:
'80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Essentials

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Rock: 2006
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'90s Rock
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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Biography

Few rock groups of the '80s broke down as many musical barriers and were as original as the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Creating an intoxicating new musical style by combining funk and punk rock together (with an explosive stage show to boot), the Chili Peppers spawned a slew of imitators in their wake, but still managed to be the leaders of the pack by the dawn of the 21st century. The roots of the band lay in a friendship forged by three school chums, Anthony Kiedis, Michael Balzary, and Hillel Slovak, while they attended Fairfax High School in California back in the late '70s/early '80s. While Balzary and Slovak showed great musical promise (on trumpet and guitar, respectively), Kiedis focused on poetry and acting during his high-school career. During this time, Slovak taught Balzary how to play bass, while the duo encouraged Kiedis to start putting his poetry to music, which he soon did. Influenced heavily by the burgeoning L.A. punk scene (the Germs, Black Flag, Fear, Minutemen, X, etc.) as well as funk (Parliament-Funkadelic, Sly & the Family Stone, etc.), the trio began to rehearse with another friend, drummer Jack Irons, leading to the formation of Tony Flow & the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem, a quartet that played strip bars along the Sunset Strip during the early '80s. It was during this time that the four honed their sound and live act (as they stumbled across a stage gimmick that would soon become their trademark — performing on-stage completely naked, except for a tube sock covering a certain part of their anatomy). By 1983, Balzary had begun to go by the name “Flea,” and the group changed its name to the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Top Albums

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Hits, Red Hot Chili Peppers
1. Red Hot Chil..
I'm With You, Red Hot Chili Peppers
2. I'm With You
Californication, Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. Californicat..
Stadium Arcadium, Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Stadium Arca..
Blood Sugar Sex Magik (Bonus Track Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
5. Blood Sugar ..
By the Way, Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. By the Way
Blood Sugar Sex Magik, Red Hot Chili Peppers
7. Blood Sugar ..
Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Hits, Red Hot Chili Peppers
8. Red Hot Chil..
Snow (Hey Oh) - EP, Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. Snow (Hey Oh..
Mother's Milk, Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Mother's Mil..
Californication (Bonus Track Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. Californicat..
One Hot Minute, Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. One Hot Minu..
Dani California - EP, Red Hot Chili Peppers
13. Dani Califor..
By the Way (Bonus Track Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
14. By the Way (..
One Hot Minute (Bonus Track Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
15. One Hot Minu..
Freaky Styley, Red Hot Chili Peppers
16. Freaky Style..
The Uplift Mofo Party Plan, Red Hot Chili Peppers
17. The Uplift M..
Tell Me Baby - EP, Red Hot Chili Peppers
18. Tell Me Baby..
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Red Hot Chili Peppers
19. Red Hot Chil..
What Hits?, Red Hot Chili Peppers
20. What Hits?

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 4:25 $1.29
2.

Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie I'm With You 4:42 $1.29
3.

Scar Tissue Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 3:35 $1.29
4.

Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 5:29 $1.29
5.

Otherside Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 4:15 $1.29
6.

Snow (Hey Oh) Stadium Arcadium 5:34 $1.29
7.

Dani California Stadium Arcadium 4:42 $1.29
8.

Give It Away Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 4:44 $1.29
9.

Look Around I'm With You 3:28 $1.29
10.

Soul to Squeeze Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 4:49 $1.29
11.

Can't Stop By the Way (Bonus Track Ver.. 4:29 $1.29
12.

By the Way Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 3:35 $1.29
13.

Higher Ground Mother's Milk 3:22 $1.29
14.

Zephyr Song By the Way 3:51 $1.29
15.

Suck My Kiss Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 3:35 $1.29
16.

Tell Me Baby Stadium Arcadium 4:07 $1.29
17.

Can't Stop By the Way 4:29 $1.29
18.

Snow (Hey Oh) Snow (Hey Oh) – EP 5:34 $1.29
19.

Breaking the Girl Red Hot Chili Peppers: Grea.. 4:54 $1.29
20.

Under the Bridge Blood Sugar Sex Magik (Bonu.. 4:25 $1.29
21.

Around the World Californication 3:58 $1.29
22.

Monarchy of Roses I'm With You 4:11 $1.29
23.

Californication Californication 5:29 $1.29
24.

Otherside Californication 4:15 $1.29
25.

Scar Tissue Californication 3:35 $1.29

Top Music Videos

Dani California, Red Hot Chili Peppers
1. Dani Californi..
Californication, Red Hot Chili Peppers
2. Californicatio..
Can't Stop, Red Hot Chili Peppers
3. Can't Stop
Under the Bridge, Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Under the Brid..
Dani California, Red Hot Chili Peppers
5. Dani Californi..
Scar Tissue, Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Scar Tissue
Otherside, Red Hot Chili Peppers
7. Otherside
By the Way, Red Hot Chili Peppers
8. By the Way
Under the Bridge (iTunes Originals Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. Under the Brid..
Give It Away, Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Give It Away
The Zephyr Song, Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. The Zephyr Son..
Around the World, Red Hot Chili Peppers
12. Around the Wor..
Can't Stop, Red Hot Chili Peppers
13. Can't Stop
Can't Stop (iTunes Originals Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
14. Can't Stop (iT..
Dani California (iTunes Originals Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
15. Dani Californi..
The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie, Red Hot Chili Peppers
16. The Adventures..
Suck My Kiss, Red Hot Chili Peppers
17. Suck My Kiss
Tell Me Baby (iTunes Originals Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
18. Tell Me Baby (..
Around the World (iTunes Originals Version), Red Hot Chili Peppers
19. Around the Wor..
iTunes Originals
20. iTunes Origina..


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