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Red Hot Chili Peppers

Formed: 1983 in Hollywood, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Flea, John Frusciante, Jack Irons, Anthony Kiedis, Arik Marshall, Dave Navarro, Jack Sherman, Hillel Slovak, Chad Smith, Jesse Tobias
Biography: Few rock groups of the '80s broke down as many musical barriers and were as original as the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Creating an intoxicating new musical style by combining funk and punk rock together (with an explosive stage show to boot), the Chili Peppers spawned a slew of imitators in their wake, but ...Read full biography
Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Released: 1991
Label: Warner Bros.
Critics' Rating:
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' best album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik benefits immensely from Rick Rubin's production -- John Frusciante's guitar is less overpoweringly noisy, leaving room for differing textures ...Read full review
Californication
Released: 1999
Label: Warner Bros.
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Many figured that the Red Hot Chili Peppers' days as undisputed alternative kings were numbered after their lackluster 1995 release One Hot Minute, but like the great phoenix rising from the ashes, this ...Read full review