Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers

About Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers (or just "The Chili Peppers" / "RHCP") are a funk rock band based in Hollywood, California and were formed in 1983, in Los Angeles, California. The band currently consists of founding members Anthony Kiedis (vocals) and Michael "Flea" Balzary (bass) along with a longtime member Chad Smith (drums). The band originally formed in L.A. by Anthony Kiedis, Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons, all of whom were classmates from "Fairfax" High School. RHCP's 1st album called "The Red Hot Chili Peppers" and released on August 10, 1984. The Album ultimately sold 300k copies which helped to build a fan base. Their major breakthrough was after signing with "Warner Bros." records and hiring Rick Rubin to produce their 5th album. On September 24, 1991, "Give It Away" was released as the first single of "Blood Sugar Sex Magik" album - it eventually became one of the band's biggest and most well known songs, winning a Grammy Award in 1992 for "Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal".

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