History Music / RedHotChiliPeppers

13th Sep '17 2:28:01 AM rd1994
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* ConceptAlbum: Arguably, ''Stadium Arcadium''. The first disc is called ''Jupiter'', the second is called ''Mars'', and the album of B-sides is called ''Venus'', to fit in with the spacey theme of the record. The band originally intended for the cover art to reflect this ([[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy a blue Jupiter]], Mars, and Venus on each respective disc), but they scrapped this idea.

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* ConceptAlbum: Arguably, ''Stadium Arcadium''. The first disc is called ''Jupiter'', the second is called ''Mars'', and the album of B-sides is called ''Venus'', to fit in with the spacey theme of the record. The band originally intended for the cover art to reflect this ([[ArtisticLicenseAstronomy a blue Jupiter]], Mars, and Venus on each respective disc), but they scrapped this idea.
31st Aug '17 5:19:25 AM Metalhero
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* [[FiveManBand Four Man Band]]:
** TheLeader: Anthony
** TheLancer: Flea
** TheBigGuy: Chad
** TheSmartGuy: Josh
11th Aug '17 8:33:24 PM NWolfman
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* BusbyBerkeleyNumber: The video for "Aeroplane."
30th Apr '17 10:57:34 AM nombretomado
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** Subverted when it seems as though "Dani California" samples TomPetty's "Last Dance with Mary Jane" at the end. "Dani California" is tuned a half step higher than the latter, and TomPetty didn't really care whether or not the song was intentionally copied or not.

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** Subverted when it seems as though "Dani California" samples TomPetty's Music/TomPetty's "Last Dance with Mary Jane" at the end. "Dani California" is tuned a half step higher than the latter, and TomPetty Tom Petty didn't really care whether or not the song was intentionally copied or not.
11th Apr '17 1:12:53 AM RHCPFan
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** John used to sing slowed down partial covers of songs he liked live.
** Josh occasionally sings/teases songs he likes during live performances.



** The album versions of "She's Only 18" and "I'll Be Your Domino" (a B-side) have Chad singing a few verses. However, he doesn't do this live.
** Josh occasionally sings/teases songs he likes during live performances.

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** The Chad's vocals are featured on the album versions of several songs, such as "Your Eyes Girl", "She's Only 18" and "I'll Be Your Domino" (a B-side) have Chad singing a few verses. B-side). However, he doesn't do this live.
** Josh occasionally sings/teases songs
usually have a microphone live, so naturally he likes during live performances.won't be heard singing, even if he happens to be.
*** On a few occasions, Anthony has brought his microphone to Chad. He has [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVW4aS_gYQY&feature=youtu.be&t=5m18s sung part of "Dark Necessities"]], [[https://youtu.be/3heTaiuFIxM?t=9m59s "Hail to the Victors"]], and "White Christmas".
2nd Apr '17 1:36:00 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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** The conclusion to "Dani California counts as well.
2nd Apr '17 1:16:45 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* {{Cloudcukoolander}}: All the band members are this to some degree.

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* {{Cloudcukoolander}}: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: All the band members are this to some degree.



* Gratuitous Japanese: Anthony once ended a show by saying "konichiwa" (Japanese for "hello")

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* Gratuitous Japanese: GratuitousJapanese: Anthony once ended a show by saying "konichiwa" (Japanese for "hello")



* I Call It "Vera": Josh names his guitars.

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* I Call It "Vera": ICallItVera: Josh names his guitars.



* Sophisticated As Hell: Anthony displays this occasionally, especially in his lyrics.

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* Sophisticated As Hell: SophisticatedAsHell: Anthony displays this occasionally, especially in his lyrics.
2nd Apr '17 1:13:14 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* Cloudcukoolander: All the band members are this to some degree.

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* Cloudcukoolander: {{Cloudcukoolander}}: All the band members are this to some degree.



* Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Josh has stated that he feels like this occasionally.

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* Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: CloudcuckoolandersMinder: Josh has stated that he feels like this occasionally.


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* DerangedAnimation: "Sick Love", packed with disturbing and gross visuals.
24th Mar '17 9:25:43 AM Hossmeister
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AndAnotherThing: Kiedis released an autobiography in 2004 named ''Scar Tissue''. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOD9Ze_gtQ4 Here's an interview where he discusses the book.]] Furthermore, Flea is [[http://www.nme.com/news/red-hot-chili-peppers/76480 reportedly]] writing his own.
24th Mar '17 9:24:17 AM Hossmeister
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Their [[SelfTitledAlbum eponymous]] first album was panned by critics, due to [[TroubledProduction production conflicts]] between [[Music/GangOfFour Andy Gill]], the album's producer, and the band. The Red Hots' second album, ''[[MeaninglessMeaningfulWords Freaky Styley]]'', featured Slovak back on guitar (he had quit ''What Is This?''), with Sherman kicked out after touring for the debut ended. Music/GeorgeClinton's production of the album helped establish the band's identity as a FunkRock band. After the album's recording, Kiedis and Flea fired Martinez as they felt he was not committed to the band anymore. He was replaced with Irons, and the reunited original four members released their semi-successful third album ''[[FunkRock The Uplift Mofo]] [[WildTeenParty Party Plan]]''. The latter album was their most successful one at the time.

Tragedy struck when Slovak was killed by a heroin overdose, prompting Irons's [[TearJerker tearful departure]] from the band. Kiedis, a junkie at the time, cleaned up, and the band worked toward redemption. The band then recruited Music/JohnFrusciante on guitar (their youngest member, then only eighteen) and Chad Smith on drums. The gang released ''[[BuxomIsBetter Mother's Milk]]'', their fourth album, in 1989. The album built on ''Plan''[='s=] success and spawned two successful singles, the OdeToSobriety "Knock Me Down" and the FunkMetal'd cover of Music/StevieWonder's "Higher Ground". The band soon [[ChannelHop jumped from EMI to Warner Bros.]], and released their breakout album, 1991's ''[[WordSaladTitle Blood Sugar Sex Magik]]'', on which famous RecordProducer Music/RickRubin gave them his trademark clear, straightforward production to benefit a concentrated, memorable batch of wacky [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre-bending funk rock]]. This led them to critical acclaim and a wider audience thanks to the EpicRiff-filled hits "Give It Away" and "Under the Bridge".

Frusciante, however, left the band mid-tour in 1992 because [[ItsPopularNowItSucks he hated the band's popularity]], and he had [[ReclusiveArtist alienated himself from the other band members]]. While Frusciante spent the next 5 years shooting up heroin in the Hollywood Hills and almost killing himself, the Peppers, after much thought, signed former Music/JanesAddiction guitarist Dave Navarro in his place. Their sixth album, after many delays, was released in 1995. ''[[DarkerAndEdgier One Hot Minute]]'' was dark and psychedelic, in response to Kiedis's introspective, [[LyricalDissonance lyrical subject matter]], where he openly confronted his drug relapse. Navarro's own preference for psychedelia over funk and jams remained dominant on the album, which created tension with Flea. Despite boasting some great music, it was a let-down from their super-hit previous album.

The band entered a low point, punctuated after Frusciante, miraculously, checked himself into rehab in 1997. Navarro was let go to let Frusciante back in. The Peppers' 1999 hit seventh album ''[[{{Portmanteau}} Californi]][[SexisCool cation]]'', and their slow, melodic, eighth album, released in 2002, ''[[NewSoundAlbum By the Way]]'', propelled them back to stardom. 2006's ''[[LeastRhymableWord Stadium]] [[SanctuaryOfSolitude Arcadium]]'', their ninth album, was a vague CallBack to the band's funky roots while exploring new terrains in [[PsychedelicRock psychedelia]] and [[AlternativeRock alternative]]. The band has since become world-famous and extremely influential, owing to their strong sense of community and friendship.

Frusciante left the band for the second time (this time, on good terms with the rest of the members) in 2009. John was replaced by Josh Klinghoffer, a young guitarist that collaborated with Frusciante on many of the latter's solo albums and toured with the Red Hots during the Stadium Arcadium album promotion. Their tenth studio album, ''[[YouAreNotAlone I'm with You]]'', was released in August 2011, showcasing Josh's rich perspective and eclectic dimension to the Chilis' sound. In January 2015, they began collaborating with Music/BrianBurton on ''The Getaway'', released in June 2016.

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Their [[SelfTitledAlbum eponymous]] first album was panned by critics, due to [[TroubledProduction production conflicts]] between [[Music/GangOfFour Andy Gill]], the album's producer, and the band. The Red Hots' second album, ''[[MeaninglessMeaningfulWords Freaky Styley]]'', ''Freaky Styley'', featured Slovak back on guitar (he had quit ''What Is This?''), with Sherman kicked out after touring for the debut ended. Music/GeorgeClinton's production of the album helped establish the band's identity as a FunkRock band. After the album's recording, Kiedis and Flea fired Martinez as they felt he was not committed to the band anymore. He was replaced with Irons, and the reunited original four members released their semi-successful third album ''[[FunkRock The ''The Uplift Mofo]] [[WildTeenParty Mofo Party Plan]]''.Plan''. The latter album was their most successful one at the time.

Tragedy struck when Slovak was killed by a heroin overdose, prompting Irons's [[TearJerker tearful departure]] from the band. Kiedis, a junkie at the time, cleaned up, and the band worked toward redemption. The band then recruited Music/JohnFrusciante on guitar (their youngest member, then only eighteen) and Chad Smith on drums. The gang released ''[[BuxomIsBetter Mother's Milk]]'', ''Mother's Milk'', their fourth album, in 1989. The album built on ''Plan''[='s=] success and spawned two successful singles, the OdeToSobriety "Knock Me Down" and the FunkMetal'd cover of Music/StevieWonder's "Higher Ground". The band soon [[ChannelHop jumped from EMI to Warner Bros.]], and released their breakout album, 1991's ''[[WordSaladTitle Blood Sugar Sex Magik]]'', ''Music/BloodSugarSexMagik'', on which famous RecordProducer Music/RickRubin gave them his trademark clear, straightforward production to benefit a concentrated, memorable batch of wacky [[NeoclassicalPunkZydecoRockabilly genre-bending funk rock]]. This led them to critical acclaim and a wider audience thanks to the EpicRiff-filled hits "Give It Away" and "Under the Bridge".

Frusciante, however, left the band mid-tour in 1992 because [[ItsPopularNowItSucks he hated the band's popularity]], and he had [[ReclusiveArtist alienated himself from the other band members]]. While Frusciante spent the next 5 years shooting up heroin in the Hollywood Hills and almost killing himself, the Peppers, after much thought, signed former Music/JanesAddiction guitarist Dave Navarro in his place. Their sixth album, after many delays, was released in 1995. ''[[DarkerAndEdgier One ''One Hot Minute]]'' Minute'' was dark and psychedelic, in response to Kiedis's introspective, [[LyricalDissonance lyrical subject matter]], where he openly confronted his drug relapse. Navarro's own preference for psychedelia over funk and jams remained dominant on the album, which created tension with Flea. Despite boasting some great music, it was a let-down from their super-hit previous album.

The band entered a low point, punctuated after Frusciante, miraculously, checked himself into rehab in 1997. Navarro was let go to let Frusciante back in. The Peppers' 1999 hit seventh album ''[[{{Portmanteau}} Californi]][[SexisCool cation]]'', ''Music/{{Californication}}'', and their slow, melodic, eighth album, released in 2002, ''[[NewSoundAlbum By the Way]]'', ''Music/ByTheWay'', propelled them back to stardom. 2006's ''[[LeastRhymableWord Stadium]] [[SanctuaryOfSolitude Arcadium]]'', ''Music/StadiumArcadium'', their ninth album, was a vague CallBack to the band's funky roots while exploring new terrains in [[PsychedelicRock psychedelia]] and [[AlternativeRock alternative]]. The band has since become world-famous and extremely influential, owing to their strong sense of community and friendship.

Frusciante left the band for the second time (this time, on good terms with the rest of the members) in 2009. John was replaced by Josh Klinghoffer, a young guitarist that collaborated with Frusciante on many of the latter's solo albums and toured with the Red Hots during the Stadium Arcadium album promotion. Their tenth studio album, ''[[YouAreNotAlone I'm ''I'm with You]]'', You'', was released in August 2011, showcasing Josh's rich perspective and eclectic dimension to the Chilis' sound. In January 2015, they began collaborating with Music/BrianBurton on ''The Getaway'', released in June 2016.
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