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Red Hot Chili Peppers Surprise with New Album Announcement
News

Red Hot Chili Peppers Surprise with New Album Announcement

In a surprise announcement, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have revealed a follow-up album to “Unlimited Love,” which they released in April. “Return of the Dream Canteen” is a second double album produced by Rick Rubin.

Flea and the Red Hot Chili Peppers Return with “Unlimited Love”
New Albums

Flea and the Red Hot Chili Peppers Return with “Unlimited Love”

At long last, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have returned with a full-length studio album. “Unlimited Love” is a return to the classic lineup of Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release First Single
News

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce New Album, Release First Single

It’s been three years since John Frusciante rejoined the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and now we’re on track to hear the fruits of the band’s labor since then. They’ve announced a new album called “Unlimited Love”, and released the first track.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil World Tour Details
Concerts & Tours

Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil World Tour Details

After teasing their world tour with a spoof video last month, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have released a full itinerary of their upcoming global trek, and it’s going to be epic.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce World Tour
News

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce World Tour

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be touring for the first time since guitarist John Frusciante rejoined the band in late 2019. Bassist Flea and the group revealed the trek in a spoof news segment.

Flea’s Autobiography Now Available
News

Flea’s Autobiography Now Available

Flea’s long-awaited autobiography, “Acid for the Children,” is now available. The memoir has been several years in the making.

New Details Revealed for Flea’s Autobiography
News

New Details Revealed for Flea’s Autobiography

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has been working on his memoir for several years. After getting solidified for release earlier this year, Grand Central Publishing has revealed new details about the book.

Fender Introduces Flea Signature Jazz Bass Active Model
Basses

Fender Introduces Flea Signature Jazz Bass Active Model

Fender used the Summer NAMM Show to unveil a host of new instruments, including a new signature bass with Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. It’s his second bass with the company after they released a Jazz model two years ago. “Our artist signature active bass with Flea was designed to complement the Shell Pink Flea Jazz Bass — a...

Flea’s Memoirs Available for Preorder
News

Flea’s Memoirs Available for Preorder

Four years ago, we reported that Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea was working on an autobiography. Now the influential bassist’s book has a title and a release date. Acid For the Children will be released on September 25th via Grand Central Publishing and will cover Flea’s upbringing, the trials and triumphs of the Chili Peppers, and his experiences with...

Stuart Clayton: “Hump de Bump” Bass Tutorial and Transcription
Bass Videos

Stuart Clayton: “Hump de Bump” Bass Tutorial and Transcription

Stuart Clayton is one hard-working bassist and educator. Here’s a new lesson he’s just released, covering how to play Flea’s bass line on Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Hump de Bump.” Check out the video and be sure to download the full transcription from Stuart’s Bassline Publishing website.

F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter
Pedals & Effects

F-Pedals Announces the PunQmonk Envelope Filter

F-Pedals has introduced the PunQmonk, a classic dynamic envelope filter they say is inspired by and dedicated to Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. The compact stompbox is pared down to a switch to toggle between two frequency range modes (OM and HUM) and a potentiometer for setting the filter response. It also has a jack for plugging in their...

Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book
Sheet Music & Instruction

Aidan Hampson Releases Red Hot Chili Peppers “Blood Sugar Sex Magik” Bass Transcription Book

Aidan Hampson has once again expanded his library of bass transcriptions, this time focusing on the funk rock work of Flea. More specifically, the book has the bass parts written out for the entire Red Hot Chili Peppers album Blood Sugar Sex Magik. “There are some absolute classics in here, including ‘Give It Away’, ‘Under the Bridge’ and ‘My Lovely...