RHCP Cancel Billboard Music Awards Performance

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will not be able to perform at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday.
They look forward to seeing you on the road this summer!

Source: BMA Twitter

No further details have been given except to announce the band’s replacement at the awards ceremony. The story is running on the Billboard website too but there is nothing yet about the cancellation on any of the band’s own social media sites.

RHCP Secret Concert at the Yaamava’ Resort and Casino

Date: 14th April 2022

Location: Yaamava’ Resort & Casino, Highand, California (near San Barnardino)

The concert was a private one for VIP guests to mark the opening of the new entertainment theater at the Yaamava’ Resort and Casino.

Set List
Can’t Stop
Aquatic Mouth Dance
These Are the Ways
Black Summer
Wet Sand
Tell Me Baby
Whatchu Thinkin’
Under the Bridge
Give It Away

RHCP Unlimited Love Promotions: Amoeba Records Hollywood

RHCP played a brief set on 7th April at Amoeba Records, Hollywood. Limited tickets were made available with a pre-order of the new Red Hot Chili Peppers’ album, Unlimited Love.

Set List:

Source: RHCP official social media (Twitter)

Black Summer
By the Way
These Are the Ways
Nervous Breakdown (Black Flag cover)

RHCP Unlimited Love Promotions: Fonda Theater

RHCP played the Fonda Theater in Hollywood on 1st April, 2022- their first proper live performance with John Frusciante back in the band and some songs from the new album were played for the first time.

Set List:

Source: RHCP Stuff on Twitter

These Are the Ways
Snow ((Hey Oh))
Here Ever After
Suck My Kiss
Aquatic Mouth Dance
Can’t Stop
Your Song (Elton John cover)
Not the One
Black Summer
By the Way

Give It Away (with George Clinton)



NME Interview with RHCP


“Flea had put the idea [of rejoining] in my head,” he continues, “and I was sitting there with the guitar thinking that I hadn’t written any rock music in so long. Could I still do that?”

There is a new interview in NME with the Red Hot Chili Peppers Chili Peppers on the release of their new single, Black Summer, and the forthcoming album, Unlimited Love. It’s really in-depth and features insightful comments from members of the band. There are also numerous new photos. Enjoy!

You can read the full article HERE 

You can see scans of the magazine that’s referred to in the new interview in our scan collection: NME August 1998

RHCP World Tour 2022: Two Additional Dates Added

The original Red Hot Chili Pepper concerts for London and Paris are now both listed as sold out on the official website. An additional date- the night after the original concert- has been added for both of the venues. The new additional date for RHCP in London is Sunday 26th June and in Paris it’s on Saturday 9th July.


RHCP 2022 Tour Dates Announced!

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have released another “newsroom” video to announce their 2022 tour dates. Another new photo of the band was also released.

Tour Dates:

Sat Jun 04 Seville, Spain

Tue Jun 07 Barcelona, Spain

Fri Jun 10 Nijmegen, Netherlands

Wed Jun 15 Budapest, Hungary

Sat Jun 18 Firenze, Italy

Wed Jun 22 Manchester, UK

Sat Jun 25 London, UK

Wed Jun 29 Dublin, Ireland

Fri Jul 01 Glasgow, UK

Sun Jul 03 Leuven, Belgium

Tue Jul 05 Cologne, Germany

Fri Jul 08 Paris, France

Tue Jul 12 Hamburg, Germany

Sat Jul 23 Denver, CO

Wed Jul 27 San Diego, CA

Fri Jul 29 Santa Clara, CA

Sun Jul 31 Los Angeles, CA

Wed Aug 03 Seattle, WA

Sat Aug 06 Las Vegas, NV

Wed Aug 10 Atlanta, GA

Fri Aug 12 Nashville, TN

Sun Aug 14 Detroit, MI

Wed Aug 17 East Rutherford, NY

Fri Aug 19 Chicago, IL

Sun Aug 21 Toronto, ON

Tue Aug 30 Miami, FL

Thu Sep 01 Charlotte, NC

Sat Sep 03 Philadelphia, PA

Thu Sep 08 Washington, DC

Sat Sep 10 Boston, MA

Thu Sep 15 Orlando, FL

Sun Sep 18 Arlington, TX

And Finally! RHCP with Frusciante…

On the 30th anniversary of the release of Blood Sugar Sex Magik yesterday, RHCP released a new video and three new photos with John Frusciante… like buses there’s nothing for ages and then a load come along at once! The photos were taken by Flea’s daughter, Clara Balzary.

The video is a spoof newsroom announcement of the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 2022 world tour and new album. Flea and Anthony Kiedis are the presenters Todd the Squirrel and Johnson Hammerswaddle respectively, John Frusciante cameos as himself for the special guest slot, while Chad Smith is Randy Raindrops the weatherman.


An email has also been sent out if you have subscribed to the news update service on the official RHCP website mentioning the 2022 tour and new album: