Tag: Red Hot Chili Peppers

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Red Hot Chili Peppers light up the ‘120 X-Ray’ in 1989

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Red Hot Chili Peppers light up the ‘120 X-Ray’ in 1989

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this “120 X-Ray” segment from 1989 that focuses on the Red Hot Chili Peppers, pre-megastardom. The band had just released its fourth album and the segment leads into the world premiere of the “Knock Me Down” video.

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

Coachella 2013: The Stone Roses, New Order, OMD, Nick Cave, Johnny Marr, Blur and more

The original lineup of The Stone Roses will makes its U.S. debut at April’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, joining headliners Blur, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, plus a bill that also includes New Order, OMD, both Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds and Grinderman, Johnny Marr and more.

Watch 12 vintage MTV ‘Rock the Vote’ promos with R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna

Watch 12 vintage MTV ‘Rock the Vote’ promos with R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna

For a generation raised by MTV — particularly in the late ’80s and early ’90s — they were ubiquitous: those 30-second “Rock the Vote” promos featuring stars ranging from R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe to Anthony Keidis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Madonna imploring viewers to register to vote and cast their ballots.

‘Best of Cutting Edge’ DVD to feature R.E.M., Hüsker Dü, Squeeze, X, The Smithereens

‘Best of Cutting Edge’ DVD to feature R.E.M., Hüsker Dü, Squeeze, X, The Smithereens

This fall, Miles Copeland will bring MTV’s beloved “120 Minutes” precursor “I.R.S. Records Presents The Cutting Edge” to DVD with a new compilation featuring “the absolute highlights and rare moments” from the show, featuring appearances by the likes of R.E.M., Hüsker Dü, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Robyn Hitchcock and more.

New releases: a-ha’s Morten Harket, The Tubes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Erasure

New releases: a-ha’s Morten Harket, The Tubes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Erasure

This week’s new releases include ‘Out of My Hands,’ the new English-language solo album from a-ha’s Morten Harket, plus a new CD reissue of The Tubes’ ‘Outside Inside, a red-vinyl reissue of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘One Hot Minute,’ and a digital-only U.S. release of the new Erasure ‘Essential’ best-of.

New releases: Heaven 17, The Wedding Present, Terry Hall, Red Hot Chili Peppers

New releases: Heaven 17, The Wedding Present, Terry Hall, Red Hot Chili Peppers

This week’s new releases include new 2CD best-of sets from synthpop masters Heaven 17 and The Specials’ Terry Hall, plus The Wedding Present’s archival 2CD release ‘Live 1990’ and a new 2LP, heavyweight 180-gram audiophile vinyl reissue of the Red Hot Chili Peppers breakthrough smash ‘Blood Sugar Sex Magik.’

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys make Rock Hall of Fame — The Cure snubbed

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys make Rock Hall of Fame — The Cure snubbed

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning announced its Class of 2012, a list that does not include first-time nominees The Cure, but does feature ’80s college-rock vets Red Hot Chili Peppers plus Beastie Boys, Guns N’ Roses, Donovan, Laura Nyro and a combination of The Faces and The Small Faces.

The Cure nominated for induction into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 2012 ballot

The Cure nominated for induction into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on 2012 ballot

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this morning announced the nominees for its Class of 2012, a list that includes goth-pop legends The Cure as well as fellow first-time nominees Guns N’ Roses, Heart, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, and Eric B. and Rakim, plus past nominees Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys and more.

Vintage Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers make ’84 TV debut with ‘True Men Don’t Kill Coyotes’

Vintage Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers make ’84 TV debut with ‘True Men Don’t Kill Coyotes’

For our latest installment of Vintage Video, we flash back to March 1984 to see the Red Hot Chili Peppers — long before they became sensitive alt-rock balladeers — make their television debut on the ‘Thicke of the Night’ talk show’s one and only season.

Roxy Music reunites on Bryan Ferry ‘Olympia’ album, plays summer festivals, U.K. arenas

Roxy Music reunites on Bryan Ferry ‘Olympia’ album, plays summer festivals, U.K. arenas

Crooner Bryan Ferry enlisted a star-studded cast — including Roxy Music bandmates Brian Eno, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay — for this fall’s ‘Olympia,’ his first album of new material in eight years and his first recorded collaboration with those ex-bandmates since 1973’s ‘For Your Pleasure.’

Video: Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace covers Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Video: Thom Yorke’s Atoms for Peace covers Joy Division’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke brought his solo band Atoms for Peace to the Fox Theater in Oakland, Calif., last night as part of the group’s pre-Coachella tour, and whipped out a surprise cover: Joy Division’s classic ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart.’

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery quits Jane’s Addiction again, ‘with equal parts regret and relief’

Bassist Eric Avery made it official this morning, announcing via Twitter that he has quit Jane’s Addiction for a second time as the rockers have now wrapped up their rescheduled tour of Australia — the final dates of a reunion that started with last year’s joint trek with Nine Inch Nails.

Perry Farrell: Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Gift’ film coming out on DVD for first time this year

Perry Farrell: Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Gift’ film coming out on DVD for first time this year

The long-out-of-print Jane’s Addiction film “Gift” — a semi-autobiographical, drug-and-music filled feature created by frontman Perry Farrell and then-girlfriend Casey Niccoli — will receive its first-ever DVD release this year, Farrell announced via Twitter tonight.

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

Vintage Video: Radiohead covers The Smiths, Joy Division/New Order

With Radiohead and Thom Yorke each releasing new songs recently — and Yorke debuting his new solo band, featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea […]