Magazine Scans and Articles Reviews


A section dedicated to RHCP concert reviews.

Various clippings from over the years talking about upcoming concerts by the Red Hot Chili Peppers (sources unknown)


1984 October The Daily Nexus (UCSB student newspaper) Zany review of a gig at Casa De La Etna- not sure whether due to RHCP, or the interviewer, or both!

1985 October The Daily Nexus (UCSB student newspaper) A review of a concert In San Diego

1984 November Billboard Review of RHCP performing at the Roxy, LA

1985 November Billboard Review of RHCP performing at the Ritz, NYC.

April 1988 The Daily Nexus (UCSB student newspaper) A review of the band playing at The Pub.

1988 May NME Review of RHCP at the Electric Ballroom, Camden, London, England.

1988 October The Daily Nexus (UCSB student newspaper) A very brief news item talking about the band’s earlier gig at the Pub and the fact they were about to appear at the Graduate in IV (Irving?)

1989 January The Daily Nexus (UCSB student newspaper) A review of RHCP doing a surprise four song set at a Thelonius Monster concert.

1990 February Melody Maker Review of Chili Peppers at Astoria Theatre, London

1990 June Kerrang! (294)  Brixton Academy Review

1990 June Billboard Review of RHCP performing at the Ritz, NYC.

1990 August Kerrang! (302) Review of RHCP Concert in Oakland, California

1991 May Raw Secret Charity gig (to raise money for medical treatment of  Chris Wagner) review.

1992 February Rock Power Review of RHCP, Pearl Jam & Smashing Pumpkins at Roselands Ballroom.

1992 March? Review of RHCP at Royal Court, Liverpool.   Unknown souce

1992 March NME News item explaining what happened about the band’s cancelled Manchester gig for the Top of the Pops no- show.

1992 March/April? review of the concert at Brixton Academy Unknown source.

1992 April Raw (94) Backstage at the Brixton Academy talking about strains within in the band and that this might be the end for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Also a review of the gig.

1992 July- August RAW (102) Concert review of the band playing at the Werchter and Torhout festivals- Arik Marshall’s first appearances with the band.

1992 November Seventeen Article about Lollapalooza with a quote and photo of Anthony Kiedis.

1995 October Kerrang! (566) Subterania Secret Show, London

1995 October Kerrang! (567) Brixton Academy, October 4th 1995

1995 October NME Rather unpleasant review of RHCP performing at Brixton Acadeny, England.

1996 March Rock Sound (34) France Review of concert at Nassau Colisseum with Dave Navarro

1996 26th June Sports Hall, Prague

2006 July Classic Rock Review of RHCP at Pride Park Stadium, Derby (clipping so no article details)

1996 July NME Review of Red Hot Chili Peppers at Wembley Arena

1996 July? Review of RHCP at Wembley Arena. No source.

1996 September Metal Hammer Review of RHCP at Wembley Arena, London

1997 August Kerrang! (661) Review of Mount Fuji Concert – Dave Navarro’s last concert with RHCP

1997 August? Fuji Rock Festival (magazine source/date unknown)

1998 July Kerrang! (707) RHCP at Tibetan Freedom Concert and return of John Frusciante

1999 June Kerrang! (756) Review Camden Palace London

1999 June Unknown review of the Chilis at London’s Camden Palace

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 September Rolling Stone (820) Review of Woodstock

1999 October Woodstock Review Q (157)

1999 November Kerrang! (777) Review of RHCP playing gig at Wembley

1999 NME Wembley review (unknown date)

2000 Review of the Big Day Out No magazine source/date.

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 September Variety Review of RHCP and Stone Temple Pilots at the Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, Irvine.

2000 November SPIN RHCP Live at Jones Beach Amphitheatre, Wantagh, NY

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

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

2002 June Hard Rock (France) Review of the band playing the Olympia, Paris on 4th June

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

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

2003 March Kerrang! (947) Review London Docklands Arena 

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

2004 (?) Tour Program

2004 June NME Review of RHCP at Rock am Ring, Germany

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

2004 July Kerrang (1012) Review of Hyde Park

2004 July Mirror Ticket Review of Hyde Park

? Unknown clipping review of Hyde Park probably from a ‘best of’ list about concerts.

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

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

2005 August Rockin On Concert review Borgata Atlantic Hotel

2006 April? Kerrang! Canvas Club (Secret Show) Review

2006 April ? Review of concert at the Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao (Spanish) Magazine date/source unknown

2006 August? (Concert date) Blender Review of Oakland Arena concert on 24th August

2006 July (based on date of concert)? Crossbeat Fuji Rock Fest 06 Special Edition.

2006 July? Buzz Fuji Rock Special Another Japanese magazine with some great photos.

2006 August? (Concert date) Blender Review of concert at the Oakland Arena on August 24th

2006 October? Crossbeat– Fuji Rock Fest 06 Special Edition No idea what text says (translations welcome! Note not all text scanned- can do if required) but some great pics.

2006 November Classic Rock Review of RHCP at The Roundhouse, London (clipping so no article details)

2007 August Teraz Rock Poland; four page article and a 1.5 page review of Chorzow concert

2007 August 27th The Times Review of Reading Festival

2007 August Kerrang! (1173) Retrospective interview (repeat?) published in a feature for the 2007 Carling Reading & Leeds weekend

2011 July RHCP News snippet about RHCP chatting to Zane Lowe (UK radio presenter).

2011 October Rockin’ On (Japan) review of RHCP at Summer Sonic with photos & setlist plus an article. 

2011 November Kerrang! (1391) Review of RHCP at London’s 02 Arena on Wednesday 9th November

2011 December? (Concert date) Unknown source. Review of the Milan concert in Italian

2016 September Kerrang! (1636) Reading Leeds Festival Review

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