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Red Hot Chili Peppers


Red Hot Chili Peppers

Founding date

: 1993

Founding place

: Los Angeles, USA


: 24 years ago


  • Red Hot Chili Peppers, also sometimes shortened to "The Chili Peppers" or abbreviated as "RHCP", are an American funk rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983
How old is Red Hot Chili Peppers in 2017? 24 years
Where was Red Hot Chili Peppers founded?Los Angeles, USA

Red Hot Chili Peppers facts

  • The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock
  • When played live, their music incorporates elements of jam band due to the improvised nature of much of their performances
  • Currently, the band consists of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Flea (bass), longtime drummer Chad Smith; and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the best-selling bands of all time with over 80 million records sold worldwide, have been nominated for sixteen Grammy Awards, of which they have won six and are the most successful band in alternative rock radio history currently holding the records for most number one singles (13), most cumulative weeks at number one (85) and most top-ten songs (25) on the Billboard Alternative Songs chart
  • In 2012, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • The band's original line-up, originally named Tony Flow and the Miraculously Majestic Masters of Mayhem before changing to Red Hot Chili Peppers after a few shows, featured guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons, alongside Kiedis and Flea
  • Because of commitments to other bands, Slovak and Irons did not play on the band's self-titled debut album (1984)
  • Cliff Martinez was the drummer for the first two records (Irons played on the third), and guitarist Jack Sherman played on the first
  • Slovak performed on the second and third albums by the band, Freaky Styley (1985) and The Uplift Mofo Party Plan (1987), but he died from a heroin overdose in 1988
  • As a result of his friend's death, Irons chose to depart from the group

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