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Atoms For Peace Releases “Amok”, Announces Live Dates
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Atoms For Peace Releases “Amok”, Announces Live Dates

The highly anticipated album by supergroup Atoms For Peace is out. Amok is the debut album for the group, which includes Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, drummer Joey Waronker (Beck and R.E.M.) and percussionist Mauro Refosco. The group release the single, “Default“, back in September. Atoms For Peace was formed...

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Abbey Road Studios
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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Abbey Road Studios

Here’s a fun Red Hot Chili Peppers. video shot back in 2006 at Abbey Road Studios. Flea and the guys kick things off with a discussion about the roots for the tune “Dani California”, some math history and more. Oh, plus some cool performances, of course.

New Details Revealed on Atoms For Peace Debut Album
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New Details Revealed on Atoms For Peace Debut Album

Atoms For Peace have released new details on their highly anticipated debut album, which they first announced last year. The band revealed the album title, AMOK, as well as the track listing. The exact release date, however, is still left at “early next year”. The supergroup – comprised of Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Radiohead singer Thom Yorke, and...

Red Hot Chili Peppers: “If You Have To Ask,” Live at Rock In Rio 2001
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Red Hot Chili Peppers: “If You Have To Ask,” Live at Rock In Rio 2001

To help celebrate Flea’s birthday today, we’re featuring this great version of the Chili Peppers’ “If You Have To Ask” at 2001’s Rock in Rio Festival. Flea’s got his funk in full gear, laying down a fat groove for the verse and bringing out more of his Parliament influence during the chorus. The song wraps up in a bass solo...

Atoms for Peace Release Single, Announce Album for 2013
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Atoms for Peace Release Single, Announce Album for 2013

Atoms for Peace have released their new single, “Default,” along with the news that their debut album will be dropping in 2013. The project, which features Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke, producer Nigel Godrich, and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, has been getting a lot of buzz since their inception. “I have a new project, it’s called Atoms for Peace,”...

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Flea’s Isolated Bass on “Scar Tissue”
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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Flea’s Isolated Bass on “Scar Tissue”

Flea can be a crazy funk-rock bassist, but here we get a look into the mellower side of the bassist with his isolated bass track from “Scar Tissue” from the 1999 Red Hot Chili Peppers album Californication. He sets a steady groove with some nice higher melodic content. Interestingly, you can hear the use of some flanger, which isn’t as...

Flea Releases Debut Solo EP, “Helen Burns”
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Flea Releases Debut Solo EP, “Helen Burns”

Flea has released his debut solo album entitled Helen Burns on a pay-what-you-will basis and serving as a fundraiser for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music. Recorded over a couple of days after the Red Hot Chili Peppers finished touring Stadium Arcadium, the bassist explains the mostly instrumental EP is not what most fans will expect. “Warning! It is not a...

Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along
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Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along

Hal Leonard has added a new edition to their Bass Play-Along series, with the release of Red Hot Chili Peppers: Bass Play-Along (Vol. 42). The 80 page book offers up tab for nine Flea bass lines, with the standard enhanced audio CD that is included with each book in this series. The audio provides the opportunity to hear the bass...

Rocket Juice and the Moon Release Debut Album
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Rocket Juice and the Moon Release Debut Album

Rocket Juice and the Moon, the super group comprised of Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea, Gorillaz/Blur guitarist/vocalist Damon Albarn and Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen have released their debut album, Rocket Juice and the Moon. The new album features 18 tracks by the group, and includes guest appearances by Erykah Badu, Hypnotic Brass and others. As we reported in...

Red Hot Chili Peppers “I’m with You Bass” Transcription Book Released
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Red Hot Chili Peppers “I’m with You Bass” Transcription Book Released

Last year, the Red Hot Chili Peppers returned with their latest album, I’m With You. The album was the band’s first in five years, tenth overall, and first to feature guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, who replaced longtime guitarist John Frusciante. The album was nominated for a Grammy for Best Rock Album and was well received by fans. Hal Leonard has just...

Rocket Juice and the Moon: Flea, Tony Allen and Damon Albarn to Release Debut Album
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Rocket Juice and the Moon: Flea, Tony Allen and Damon Albarn to Release Debut Album

Flea and Gorillaz/Blur vocalist Damon Albarn first teamed up in 2008, along with Fela Kuti drummer Tony Allen, to form the group Rocket Juice and the Moon. The busy musicians had a tough time making recording sessions happen over the years, but have just announced their debut album will be released on March 12th, 2012 and will include 18 tracks....

Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Dates to North American Tour
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Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Dates to North American Tour

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have added 16 new dates to the North American leg of their ongoing world tour in support of their August release of I’m With You. The leg builds upon the six previously announced shows and will take the funk rock quartet from Canada into the United States, where it will mostly visit the East Coast...