Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Red Hot Chili Peppers Are “Almost Done” Recording Their New Album


The Red Hot Chili Peppers are “almost done” recording their thirteenth studio album with producer Rick Rubin (Johnny Cash, Slayer). The band’s drummer Chad Smith confirmed the news recently to Rolling Stone as part of a Q&A. That album will mark the band’s first opus since reuniting with guitarist/vocalist John Frusciante back in 2019.

While exact details for the album were not provided, the effort is expected out prior to to the band’s upcoming U.S. stadium tour next summer. You can find some brief comments about the creative process behind the album and once again working with John in a new Q&A with Smith available here.

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The group’s current touring plans include:

With A$AP Rocky & Thundercat:

06/04 Seville, SPA – Estadio La Cartuja De Sevilla
06/07 Barcelona, SPA – Estadi Olimpic
06/10 Nijmegen, NET – Goffertpark
06/15 Budapest, HUN – Puskas Stadium
06/18 Firenze, ITA – Firenze Rocks (festival)
06/22 Manchester, UK – Emirates Old Trafford

With Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals & Thundercat:

06/25 London, UK – London Stadium
06/29 Dublin, IRE – Marlay Park
07/01 Glasgow, UK – Bellahouston Park
07/03 Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter (festival)

With A$AP Rocky & Thundercat:

07/05 Cologne, GER – RheinEnergieStadium

With Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals & Thundercat:

07/08 Paris, FRA – Stade de France

With A$AP Rocky & Thundercat:

07/12 Hamburg, GER – Volksparkstadion

With Haim and Thundercat:

07/23 Denver, CO – Empower Field at Mile High
07/27 San Diego, CA – Petco Park

With Beck and Thundercat:

07/29 Santa Clara, CA – Levi’s Stadium
07/31 Los Angeles, CA – SoFi Stadium

With The Strokes and Thundercat:

08/03 Seattle, WA – T-Mobile Park

With The Strokes and King Princess:

08/06 Las Vegas, NV – Allegiant Stadium

With The Strokes and Thundercat:

08/10 Atlanta, GA – Truist Park
08/12 Nashville, TN – Nissan Stadium
08/14 Detroit, MI – Comerica Park
08/17 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium
08/19 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field
08/21 Toronto, Ontario – Rogers Centre
08/30 Miami, FL – Hard Rock Stadium
09/01 Charlotte, NC – Bank of America Stadium
09/03 Philadelphia, PA – Citizens Bank Park
09/08 Washington, D.C. – Nationals Park

With St. Vincent & Thundercat:

09/10 Boston, MA – Fenway Park

With The Strokes and Thundercat:

09/15 Orlando, FL – Camping World Stadium
09/18 Arlington, TX – Globe Life Field

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