the red hot chili peppers are an amazing and versital band. their current members consist of john frusciante, flea (michael balzary), anthony kiedis, and chad smith. their music is at times very funk and fun but at other times is very serious and beautiful. they have come of age gratly in the past 15 years and are worthwhile to the ears of many.
i remember when i was 11 years old and i heard my sister blasting blood sugar sex magic and i realized, "...maybe this whole backstreet boys thing is kind of gay. maybe there is other music out there with passion and meaning but can still be fun, even crazy with amazing drum, bass, and guitar solos...." i dont think i have ever felt more passionate about anything else in my life. from then on i was hooked to the red hot chili peppers. i learned everything i could about them and had my own secret crushes on every memeber while my friends were fantasizing about their n'sync gods. this made me mature in a whole different way than them. so what did i do? i got new friends but i was also finding myself. i had found something that was beautiful, pure, and natural. it was something that i had just for me. i love the red hot chili peppers so much because they gave me something that i never would have had. i soon realized that young people (even at the age of 11) are capable of so much more than they are given credit for. for example flea inspired me so much with his amazing beats that i decided to learn bass. i never thought before that i could even play music. i have come to learn every bit of information about the red hot chili peppers that i can. they helped me to branch off into different styles of music and listen to bands that i never would have heard of in a lifetime if not for them. maybe if i had discovered them when i was older they wouldnt be such a big deal to me now but im thankful that they came into my life.
by ellie ;) June 08, 2006
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Originating in the 80s, the Red Hot Chili Peppers are one of the first bands ever to mix cool raps with some punk and heavy metal, along with great guitar solos. Authors of the famous under the bridge (widely mistaken as city of angels), the Red Hot Chili Peppers were influencial to many styles today, including groups such as the stone temple pilots, and even rage against the machine.
Flea has amazing bass solos!
by brett June 13, 2003
The greatest band of all time. They have much more talent than 90 percent of bands today.
heard of those chili peppers, best band ever
by milkshake March 26, 2005
The Band:
Anthony Kiedis (Vocals: 1983-Present)
Flea (Bass Guitar: 1983-Present)
Jack Sherman (Guitar: 1984-1985)
Hillel Slovak (Guitar: 1983, 1985-1988)
Duane McKnight (Guitar: 1988)
John Frusciante (Guitar: 1989-1992, 1998-Present)
Zander Schloss (Guitar: 1992)
Arik Marshall (Guitar: 1992)
Jesse Tobias (Guitar: 1993)
Dave Navarro (Guitar: 1993-1998)
Jack Irons (Drums: 1983, 1986-1988)
Cliff Martinez (Drums:1984-1986)
DH Peligro (Drums: 1988)
Chad Smith (Drums: 1989-Present)

“If anyone decides to make a Red Hot Chili Peppers biopic, the most apt title has already been taken by M Night Shyamalan: Unbreakable. The tagline they could filch from Nietzsche: what doesn’t kill them makes them stronger”. So wrote Q magazine in 2002 just before the release of the critically acclaimed By The Way album. This album marked a turning point in the history of this band, as it was the moment when they finally turned their back on the bass-oriented music of their past, and moved forward in a way that seemed impossible to those who had been long-time fans of the band. This was not only due to the fact that it was musically so different to the blistering, George Clinton led, and in some cases produced, funk rock of their early albums, but also because it seemed for a long time that the Red Hot Chili Peppers simply could not possibly exist over 20 years after their formation. After all, any band that had been through 8 guitarists, 4 drummers, and more drug problems than any group could reasonably expect to survive, surely couldn’t be at the peak of its popularity after over 20 years of existence, could it? The answer, as demonstrated by the band’s massive series of concerts over this summer, is a resounding yes.
Red Hot Chili Peppers Rocks My Socks!!!!!!!
by Tayla October 17, 2004
the red hot chili peppers are indeed the greatest band of all time. i like the current members best (john frusciante = guitar, chad smith = drums, flea real name is micheal balzary = bass and anthony kiedis = vocals). I went to thier concert from the by the way tour when it was in toronto (may 13 2003). it was awesome. we got backstage tickets and i got to meet my idol (john frusciante...I LUV U) and it was pretty cool cuz i was only 11!!!!! i met the rest of the band too and i got the pics to prove it!!!!!!
the red hot chili peppers make the best music ever.
by sam=world's~smallest~fan November 03, 2003
1. the best band on the face of this planet, composed of the best bassist, guitar, vocal, and drummer. Absolutely original and amazing, so good i want to cry, they have always been the best and always will be.
Dude, have you heard the song Scar Tissue, by Red Hot CHili Peppers?
"Yeah, that song is so amazing, i want to cry, actually the whole band is just uber cool!"
A funk rock band, currently made up of singer Anthony Kiedis, Flea (born Michael Balzary), John Frusciante and Chad Smith. They have gone through various line-up changes, but mainly based around Kiedis and Flea.
Flea is one of the best bassists in history, with frequent use of slap bass technique.
Hillel Slovak was arguably their best guitarist, but died tragically from a heroin overdose.
They have released 8 albums to date. Their first four albums are the better but unfortunately lesser known material.

An interesting fact about Anthony Kiedis is that he is of Lithuanian and Apache Indian descent.
Red Hot Chili Peppers used to be great.
by TimFS October 31, 2004
The greatest band in the world. EVER! Containing Anthony Kiedis, with his amazingly original singing-rap style, John Frusciante, i.e. God with a guitar, Flea, the greatest bassist in the world, and Chad Smith, who is an amazing drummer. Add that to their love for each other, and you get the greatest band in the world.
"Hey, you know the chilis?"
"Oh, the greatest band in the world?"
"Well they rock, dude!"
"Yeh, I know!"
by jamthemaninspacewithamonkey November 25, 2004

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