All of the English language articles in this section now have typed transcripts. If you can help translate any non-English articles into English, we’d really appreciate your help!
Around 1999. Juice interview with Flea and Chad. Amusing 🙂
1999? NME (Online version of the article is dated September 2005; review of Californication)
1999 Assorted clippings about Californication (unknown sources/dates)
2001 Clipping – review of ‘Off The Map’
c. 1999 Kerrang! Details unknown. Interview with Anthony Kiedis
1998 February Total Guitar (40) Feature on Dave Navarro’s playing style with sample tabs.
1998 February Q Magazine RHCP feature in a greatest 100 albums ever list with BSSM
1998 February Bikini Dave Navarro and his brother reviewing movies
1998 March Bass Frontiers Flea interview
1998 March Q Magazine 138 Brief news article about Dave Navarro writing a love letter.
1998 April Kerrang! 695 News item on Dave Navarro leaving the band
1998 July Kerrang! (707) RHCP at Tibetan Freedom Concert and return of John Frusciante
1999 Big Cheese (Issue 14) An interesting history of the band and review of Californication but this has to be the worst RHCP magazine article ever in terms of appearance!
1999 April Kerrang! 746 Dave Navarro interview (currently no transcript) in which there are several mentions of the Chili Peppers plus a column on the release date RHCP’s new album Californication. Red Hot Chili Peppers also have a track – Under The Bridge at number 97-included in an article called the ‘100 Greatest Rock Tracks Ever’
1999 May Kerrang! (751) Band interview for Californication
1999 May OOR (The Netherlands)
1999 May Visions (76) Brief news article
1999 June NME Press interview with the band talking about John Frusciante’s return, ‘Californication’ & surfing! (Beach Bums)
1999 June Crossbeat (Japan) Some great photos; sorry no idea what the article says
1999 June Rock Sound 70 (France); Californication article
1999 June Rock & Folk (France) Interview with some great black and white photos
1999 June Kerrang! (756) Review Camden Palace London
1999 June Rolling Stone (815) Californication review
1999 July Hard (Italia) RHCP talking about Californication; Flea on cover
1999 June/July Drum! Chad Smith interview mostly discussing Californication.
1999 June Visions GERMANY
1999 July Kerrang! (575) 8 page pull-out of photos of the Red Hot Chili Peppers on tour.
1999 July Rock Sound (4) Interview with the band- mostly Chad, John and Flea.
1999 July Guitar World
1999 July Q Magazine (154) Interview with Anthony Kiedis and also a review of Californication
1999 July AP (Alternative Press) An interesting article featuring the iconic photo shoot of the members of RHCP in period costume; main article, additional photos and a couple of snippets about Red Hot Chili Peppers.
1999 July Metal Hammer
1999 July Guitar Part
1999 July Q Magazine. Brief Article with Anthony Kiedis talking about RHCP’s upcoming appearance at the Reading and Leeds festival.
1999 Summer Bassist Flea interview
1999 August Bassist Flea talking about Californication
1999 August Guitar One In depth interview with John Frusciante talking about music, etc. (Red Hot Once Again)
1999 August RPM (Canada) Account of RHCP’s performance to open the new HMV website & store in Toronto.
1999 August Tylko Rock Needs translation
1999 August Ray Gun An interview with the band about Californication built around a review of the band’s sold out show in Pontiac, Michigan.
1999 August SPIN To Live and Die in LA…
1999 August Modern Drummer Chad Smith interviewed about the recording of Californication; cover image of him dressed as a jungle tribesman complete with facepaint and grass skirt!
1999 September Guitar Part
1999 September Q Magazine (156) Anthony Kiedis mentioned in an interview with Mel B of the Spice Girls
1999 September Guitar Player Interview with John Frusciante
1999 September Kerrang! (767) 8 page photo pullout of RHCP live
1999 September Rolling Stone (820) Review of Woodstock
1999 September Metal Hammer Interview with Chad Smith talking about his cars, bikes and drums.
1999 Autumn Total Guitar John Frusciante interview; Californication
1999 October Q 157 An in-depth look at the band’s history (The Band that Tired to Kill Themselves)
1999 October Rock N Roll Spanish Magazine
1999 November Rhythm Chad Smith interview; talking about his technique, gear and the making of Californication
1999 November Kerrang! (777) Review of RHCP playing gig at Wembley but also a news article about Flea moving house and acting in ‘Liar’s Poker’
1999 August Q Magazine (155) Californication on top 40 albums list
1999 December Juice (84) Detailed as an interview with Anthony Kiedis but a lot of it is about John Frusciante.
1999 December Billboard Article about Californication’s success
1999? Rolling Stone Special Collectors Edition The Nineties RHCP photo page and a mention on the 100 greatest albums of the decade list.
2000? Capricho (Brazil) Interview with the band (English translation).
2000 ? Atrevida (Brazil) Sorry no English translation yet.
2000 February Kerrang! (789) 6 page Review of the Big Day Out in Australia; section on Red Hot Chili Peppers & a few nice photos.
2000 February Rhythm An edition devoted to the Rhythm NMS/ The National Music Show where Chad Smith was one of the drummers to perform at the three day event.
2000 February Melody Maker Article about RHCP
2000 March Record Collector (247) Article & full Red Hot Chili Peppers discography
2000 April Rolling Stone (839) An in-depth interview with their band talking about their person relationships. (Rise Again)
2000 April Teen People Magazine I page photo with Q & A side panel with Flea
2000 May Rolling Stone Spanish edition (photos from 839)
2000 May Guitar Player (85) Lengthy article (Mexico)
2000 June Q Magazine (165) Review of Funky Monks video
2000 August Kerrang! (816) Interview with Anthony Kiedis ‘Last of the Mohicans’ with photos of him getting his head shaved.
2000 September Classic Rock Lengthy feature looking back to 1991 about Blood Sugar Sex Magik
2000 September Variety Review of RHCP and Stone Temple Pilots at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, Irvine.
2000 September Kerrang! (821) Q&A session with Chad
2000 October Juice Anthony Kiedis talking about touring
2000 November SPIN RHCP Live at Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, NY
2000 December Interview Magazine Interview with Anthony Kiedis
2000 December Rolling Stone Anthony Kiedis is featured in the ‘Best people of the view’ section
2001 ? Atrevida (Brazil) sorry no English translation yet
2001 February Kerrang! (839) John Frusciante ‘To Record Only Water for 10 Days’ review and also review of live performance at the Borderline in London,January 27th 2001.
2001 March Kerrang! (842) Confessions of John Frusciante
2001 March The Guitar Magazine John Frusciante talking about being with the Chilis and his solo work.
2001 March Rock La Nouvelle Scene (France)
2001 April Total Guitar John Frusciante talking about RHCP and his musical influences
2001 April Guitar One John Frusciante interview talking about ‘To Record Only Water for Ten Days’.
2001 May Guitar World John Frusciante interview: How to play several RHCP songs.
2001 June Kerrang! (859) Anthony Kiedis taking the plunge in a charity fundraiser for the Elizabeth Glazier Paediatric AIDS Foundation
2001 October Q Magazine (182) Californication featured in a poll of the reader’s best albums in Q’s history.