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It's Been 15 Years Since 'The Day The Music Died'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment

When the organizers of Woodstock 1999 planned the third edition of the peace-promoting music festival, they sought to extinguish the unruly atmosphere...

Chatting Up Chad Smith After The 'Tonight Show' Drum-off

Kristie Christie | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Kristie Christie

These were moments that will go down in pop culture history: On the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, doppelgängers Will Ferrell and Chad Smith finally met in person.

The Ultimate Doppelganger Drum Battle

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.16.2014 | Entertainment

Will Ferrell will have a drum battle with his doppelganger on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" next Thursday, May 22. The only problem is that...

CIA Used Red Hot Chili Peppers Songs To Torture Prisoner

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment

Last week, the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee voted to declassify the CIA's "enhanced interrogation" report, a 6,600-page document explaining proc...

Mars Volta And Red Hot Chili Peppers Members Form Supergroup

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment

At the end of 2012, prog-rock conquistadors The Mars Volta ended as a band, fragmenting the only two full-time runners, Omar Rodríguez-López and Ced...

Definitive Proof That All The Best '90s Songs Were Hits Of 1999

Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

It has been 15 years since we lived in a beautiful time called the '90s. There was the catchy angst of Blink-182, Britney Spears' revolutionary pigtai...

Monks of Mellonwah's Repeat Performance

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 04.27.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

The Sydney, Australian band Monks of Mellonwah, also known as MOM, have recently released their first full length album. On the music scene since 2...

WATCH: Dave Navarro On Why He Didn't Jibe With Red Hot Chili Peppers

HuffPost Live | Posted 02.18.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Dave Navarro joins HuffPost Live to discuss his show "Ink Master" and chat about why his tenure as a member of Red Hot Chili Peppers didn't work out. ...

Janet Jackson and Super Bowl Halftime Hypocrisy

Shayne Lee | Posted 04.12.2014 | Black Voices
Shayne Lee

Janet Jackson exposes one breast for half a second and her brand is vilified beyond repair, while a decade later lead singer Anthony Kiedis and bassist Flea expose their breasts for minutes, not seconds, and the American pubic deems it business as usual. Something does not add up here.

The Je Ne Sais Quoi of Karaoke

Shira Dicker | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Shira Dicker

More than the applause and laughter, I was hooked by the sheer rush of interpreting a beloved song in front of a live audience, discovering a new side of myself just when I thought my personality was set in stone.

Axl Rose Slams Red Hot Chili Peppers' Halftime Show

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.07.2014 | Entertainment

Axl Rose was not impressed with the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Super Bowl halftime show. "Maybe they all had microchips installed in their asses ...

Flea Explains Red Hot Chili Peppers' Air Guitar Performance

Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

Following the revelation that the band did not have their instruments plugged in during Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, the Red Hot Chili Peppers' ...

Super Bowl Exposes Super Hypocrisy on Breasts vs. Chests

Wayne Besen | Posted 04.06.2014 | Entertainment
Wayne Besen

The disparate treatment of Janet Jackson and The Red Hot Chili Peppers reveals a gaping double standard. We like to think of ourselves as modern, but in 2014, nude male performers are considered sexy, while women doing the exact same thing are called sluts.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Halftime Show Was Just One Big Air Guitar Sesh

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment

The Red Hot Chili Peppers can rock, but apparently they didn't rock live at the Super Bowl Halftime Show. The Chili Peppers took to the stage alon...

Bruno Mars' Halftime Show Is The Most-Watched TV Event In U.S. History

Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

Bruno Mars attracted the largest audience in the history of the Super Bowl. Mars' 14-minute performance, which also featured the Red Hot Chili Pepp...

Super Bowl -- Game and Culture

David Sable | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports
David Sable

I'm glad I went -- 80,000 happy and screaming fans reminded me that we watch the game because of what it is, and everything else around it builds and adds to the culture of the whole -- including the half-time show and the ads.

What The Red Hot Chili Peppers Think Of Bruno Mars

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Though the Red Hot Chili Peppers made their Super Bowl debut Sunday, band members say they had been in talks to play on...

Bruno Mars Rocks Super Bowl Halftime Show

Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

Bruno Mars headlined the Super Bowl XLVII halftime show on Sunday night in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The show began with Mars behind a drum set ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Funk The Super Bowl

Posted 02.02.2014 | Entertainment

The Red Hot Chili Peppers joined Bruno Mars on stage during the Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show, performing their song "Give It Away." The Chili P...

What Super Bowl Photos Will You See Monday Morning? Hint: Most Won't Be of the Game

Susan Moeller | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media
Susan Moeller

Look for great photos of the great plays of the winning team in your news outlet of choice... But realize too that those shots will likely be matched in number by photos of the "rest" of the game.

Bruno Mars' Biggest Super Bowl Challenge

AP | Posted 01.31.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars says he feels honored the NFL is letting him perform at the Super Bowl halftime show even though he's still a budding art...

Red Hot Chili Peppers To Join Bruno Mars At Super Bowl

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Bruno Mars will have help from the Red Hot Chili Peppers when he performs at the Super Bowl next month. Mars announced Saturday tha...

Red Hot Chili Peppers Will Perform At Super Bowl

Vulture | Margaret Lyons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

It looks like the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be joining Bruno Mars in the halftime show at the Super Bowl on February 2, according to the L.A. Times. ...

When I Made My Little Brother Give Up Rock Music at Bible Camp

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Jesse James DeConto

Friends at public school had turned him onto the Spin Doctors and Boys II Men. We staff members didn't have any bed frames, so I sat low on my mattress, in the middle of the floor, like some kind of spiritual guru.

Afraid to Die: Monks of Mellonwah Return

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

The Australian indie rock quartet, Monks of Mellonwah, is back on the music scene with the second part of their new full length CD Turn the People.