Magazine Scans and Articles 2002-5

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!

2002 ? Capricho (Brazil)  Sorry no English translation yet

2002 ? Smack! (Brazil) Sorry no English translation yet

2002 NewsBeat Special Edition Sabian magazine with Chad Smith on the cover and an interview inside about the drummer’s home and life.

2002 Assorted clippings about By The Way (unknown sources/dates)

2003 Clipping: Review of Greatest Hits (source unknown)


2002 January Penthouse Interview with Anthony Kiedis (on

2002 February U-Wire Interview with Anthony Kiedis while he was at UCLA to also be interviewed by the students there.

2002 March Billboard Talking about the MAP drug treatment program (AK treated)

2002 April Kerrang! 898 Photos of Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante writing songs in LA’s Chateau Marmont Hotel

 2002 April UCLA interview with Anthony Kiedis 

May 2002 Rolling Stone Random Notes: News update that RHCP have finished writing By The Way with photo of Anthony Kiedis & Rick Rubin working on the album at LA’s Chateau Marmont hotel

2002 May/June Drum! Vol 11 #3 First ever interview with Rick Rubin & Chad Smith- talking about recording.

2002 May Q Magazine (190) Article about forthcoming new RHCP album.

2002 May Rolling Stone (Spanish) One page article on Anthony- full page photo with small text box

2002 May (circa) unknown article which is a review of the band performing at The Garage in London.

2002 June Ice (183) Discussing 20th Anniversary of the band and the release of By The Way

2002 June Billboard Article about the writing of BTW

2002 June OOR (The Netherlands) BTW article

2002 June Visions (Germany) Have cover and full transcript but not scans.

2002 June Kerrang! (906) Double page photo of the Chilis inside their rehearsal studio

2002 June Kerrang! (908) Review of the Chilis playing The Garage, London

2002 July Hard Rock (France) Two page article and a review of RHCP at Paris (Olympia) on 4th June, 2002

2002 July Kerrang! (911)Excellent photos and in-depth article about the band/their relationships (The Chili Peppers Bare All)

2002 July 12 Entertainment Weekly Review of By The Way

2002 July Switch Mexico Lengthy article

2002 July Q (192) Very detailed interview with the band members in turn. (The Band Who Fell to Earth)

2002 July Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) Article about By the Way with a mention of an up-coming Red Hot Chili Peppers concert

2002 July Tutto Italian magazine; full translation into English provided. In-depth interview about Californication

2002 July Meanstreet Interview with Anthony Kiedis discussing how he felt currently and the effect it had on the By The Way lyrics.

2002 July Rolling Stone (901) Q & A session with Anthony Kiedis

2002 July/August France Riff Magazine Interview with Chad Smith & John Frusciante (I think!)

2002 August Interview Magazine Talking mostly about ‘By The Way’ but each of the band members are interviewed. A couple of really nice full page photos too.

2002 August Bass Player  Flea interview

2002 August Total Guitar Interview with John Frusciante about guitar playing, etc.

2002 August Q (193) Review of By The Way

2002 August Classic Rock (43) An overview of the history of the band and a discussion of By The Way

2002 August Pulse Talking to the band backstage at Jonathan Ross Show

2002 August SPIN Interview talking about the childhood expereinces of the band, etc. and to the band members today about their new album

2002 August Guitar World RHCP dressed like the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper cover to celebrate 35rd anniversary of the album (on

2002 September Guitarist (227) issue with mostly John Frusciante talking about ‘By The Way’ (Resurrection LA Style)

2002 September Kerrang! (922) RHCP listed as number three in ’20 Funniest Moments in Rock’ article for their sock wearing escapades

2002 September Q Magazine (194) Snippet about BTW being in the charts and RHCP are featured in the 50 must see bands article.

August 2002 Rock Magazine (France) BTW article

2002 October  Por Fin No. 65 (Mexico)

2002 October Loaded Zany interview about By The Way

2002 October Capricho (Brazil) Sorry no translation yet.

2002 October La Guin (Sorry no translation)

2002 October Kerrang! (924)

2002 October Kerrang! 926 Interview with Chad Smith

2002 November 2nd Kerrang!  (928)  Interview about S. American concerts- Caracas- and the famous photos of Anthony Kiedis/the band on the top of a skyscraper. (Don’t Look Down)

2002 November Kerrang! Mention of RHCP playing the KROQ Halloween Ball

2002 November Kerrang! (929) A Q & A session with the band

2002 November TV Napad (Russian?)

2002 November (December) Beat Australian review of By The Way with an mention of a concert in Melbourne on December 1st.

2002 November Rock Stage News item about RHCP

November 2002 Complex Interview with Anthony Kiedis & Snoop Dogg (on

2002 December Time Magazine Talking about the past addictions of members of the band and how they have now cleaned up.

2002 December Rolling Stone (607)

2002 December Kerrang! 934 100 Greatest Singles Red Hot Chili Peppers featured several times.

2002 December Kerrang! 935 A photo of Anthony Kiedis is featured in the photos of the year feature along with By The Way coming in at number 7 in the Kerrang! Critics best albums of the year. (on

2002 December Q Magazine (197) Brief article about By The Way in a ‘best albums of the year’ feature.

2002 December Kerrang! 2002 Yearbook RHCP are named  as Kerrang! band of the year and therefore feature heavily in this special end of year edition of the magazine; Anthony Kiedis features on the cover, writes the foreword, fetaures in a two page article, plus there’s a page on the band where they are named as band of the year along with a six page article detailing the band’s year with comments by band members, photos and info.

2003 Crossbeat Red Hot Chili Peppers Vol 1; Japan (whole book so too large to scan)

2003 January Guitar One Guitar lesson with John Frusciante

2003 Summer Total Guitar Cabron Tab

2003 ? Tribuna Araraquara (Brazil) Clipping-sorry no translation yet.

2003 ? Jovem Pan (Brazil) Needs English translation

2003 ? Veja (Brazil) Needs English translation

2003 February The Guardian Mostly John Frusciante talking about his recovery from drug addiction & Flea saying how he is now at peace in his life

2003 March Q Collectors Edition Interview with Anthony Kiedis

2003 March Guitarist Suck My Kiss Tab- one page

2003 March Kerrang! (947) Review London Docklands Arena + 2 page The Mars Volta interview

2003 March 5th Metro Life Article about RHCP ahead of their SEQQ, Finnieston Quay, Glasgow concerts.

2003 March Metro Life Very brief history of the band

2003 March Rock Mag (France) Bercy 12th & 13th February review (sorry no transcript yet)

2003 April What Guitar? Feature on how to get the same sound as John Frusciante

2003 April Rock Mag (France) Bercy/European Tour review (sorry no transcript yet)

2003 April Q (201) RHCP were featured a couple of times in this edition- an interview  and Dave Navarro was included in a section on the most outrageous stars.

2003 May Classic Rock (51) A review of the RHCP re-issue albums. And a news mention saying the Chilis had been confirmed to play the UK’s V Festival that summer

2003 June Guitarist (237)Extensive John Frusciante interview talking about his guitar playing, views on ‘By The Way’ etc. (Universally Speaking)

2003 June Q Magazine (203)  Very brief mention in a “things about drummers” article about Chad Smith holding the record for playing the largest drum set.

2003 August 16th Kerrang! (968)  In depth history of the band with some interesting (OK naked!) photos. 7 Guitarists, 3 Breakdowns, 1 Death)

2003 August Rolling Stone Backstage photos of members of RHCP by Anton Corbijn

2003 October The Sunday Times Culture Magazine On the Road with the Red Hot Chili Peppers

2003 October Kerrang! (977) RHCP featured in list of best 100 gigs

2003 Review of Greatest Hits (unknown source)

2003 Review of Greatest Videos. Kerrang! but no date/magazine number

2003 November Kerrang! (980) Eight page poster pull-out.

2003 November L’Uomo Anthony Kiedis feature (on

2003 November Rolling Stone (Spanish) Photos by Anton Corbin with caption

2003 November 40M (Spanish)

2003 December Rock Star (Italy) Sorry no translation yet

2003 December RHCP Kerrang! Legends Edition

2003/12 Musik Express (Germany) Lengthy article including interviews with Chad Smith, John Frusciante and Flea

2004 (?) Tour Program

2004 ? Guitar World  John Frusciante article.

2004 Bass Player: Legends of Rock Bass (special edition)

2004 February KERRANG! Brief mention of AK’s misdemeanours in a “best of” style article.

April 2004 The Guitarist (248) A John Frusciante interview with several nice photos

2004 April Guitar Magazine Acoustic Special Interview with John Frusciante

2004 April Guitar World Acoustic Interview with John Frusciante

2004 June Classic Rock (67)  A Week in the Life of John Frusciante (talking about yoga & reading biographies)

2004 June NME Review of German concert prior to Hyde Park and an article about the band.

2004 June Metro Life. Article about the Chili Peppers ahead of their Murrayfield Stadium concert.

2004 June El Pais (Spanish) Newspaper clipping

2004 June (?) Unknown Spanish newspaper clipping

2004 June La Voz de Galicia Spanish newspaper clipping

2004 June Kerrang! (1009)  5 page live photo article

2004 July Q 216  ‘Off duty’ photographs- no text (Last Action Heroes)

2004 July Rhythm (100) Chad Smith interview- lenghty interview with Chad talking about all sorts of things drumming, from working with the Chilis, his non-Chili projects to playing huge festivals, etc. Several full page photos. Chad Smith was also the guest editor in this issue.

2004 July Kerrang (1012) Review of Hyde Park

2004 July Mirror Ticket Review of Hyde Park

2004 July (circa) Classic Rock (no magazine details) review of Hyde Park

2004 July Kerrang! (1013) Hyde Park and UK tour backstage photo special

2004 July Mojo (128)  Really long article with loads of photos plus interviews with band members in their own homes; arranged as a history of the band. Also MOJO RHCP CD Red Hot Chili Peppers selected 15 tracks for a CD that was given away with this issue- article details their choices

2004 August MOJO (129) MOJO Awards ceremony; RHCP received & presented awards.

2004 August In Rock (Japan)

2004 September Billboard Article about The Hyde Park concerts- set up and idea, etc.

2004 October Drummer (12) Chad Smith talking general chit-chat backstage at a Chili Peppers’ gig in Manchester, England.

2004 October The Observer Music Monthly Extract from Scar Tissue (on

2004 November GQ Review of Scar Tissue with a couple of quotes from the book (on

2004 December Q Review of Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis & snippet about RHCP video response to being voted ‘Best Act in the World’ by Q readers.

2004 Christmas Classic Rock (74) Extract from Scar Tissue by Anthony Kiedis.

2005 January Risen Detailed interview & good quality photos with Anthony Kiedis

2005 May Total Guitar (135) John Frusciante interview: Mostly about his technique saying that playing in Chilis gets in way of his solo music

2005 June Italian Rolling Stone (sorry no full transcript or translation yet)

2005 July Q Article about Anthony Kiedis writing Under The Bridge

2005 July Kerrang! Review of a free RHCP concert in Las Vegas as part of the centennial celebrations

2005 August Rockin On Concert review Borgata Atlantic Hotel

2005 September Kerrang! (1075) A-Z of the Chili Peppers

2005 September Tribe (Italia). Talking about the arrival of the new album

2005 October SPIN Interview with Anthony Kiedis

2005 November Classic Rock (86) 2 page Feature on the story behind ‘Under The Bridge’

2005 November Kerrang! (1084) An interview with Anthony Kiedis

2005 December NME  Article about Stadium Arcadium



2004 November Heidi Klum’s Body of Knowledge: Extract by Anthony Kiedis from Heidi Klum’s Body of Knowledge: 8 Rules of Model Behavior (to Help You Take Off on the Runway of Life), page 185. Published on November 30th, 2004.

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