Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith on the RiO!B

Friday, April 22nd, 2011



Red Hot Chili Peppers/Chickenfoot/Bombastic Meatbats drummer Chad Smith made his second appearance on the Rock it Out! Blog and, like the first time, we were honored to have him. Now many of you have sent in questions you wanted me to ask Mr. Smith but the one EVERYBODY asked was, “When is the new RHCP album coming out?!” We have an answer.

Chad told the RiO!B exclusively that the new album from the Chili Peppers will be in stores by the end of August.… Read More

Chad Smith interview on the RiO!B

Monday, November 22nd, 2010



Chad Smith, drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers/Chickenfoot/Bombastic Meatbats, was kind enough to sit down for a chat with the RiO!B. He was really under the weather (as evidenced by his bottle of Pepto Bismol)… Read More

Chad Smith interview on the RiO!B

Monday, November 22nd, 2010



Chad Smith, drummer for Red Hot Chili Peppers/Chickenfoot/Bombastic Meatbats, was kind enough to sit down for a chat with the RiO!B.… Read More

Chad Smith gives an update on Red Hot Chili Peppers

Sunday, October 17th, 2010



One of the bands I’m always asked to give updates on are Red Hot Chili Peppers. Between John Frusciante leaving, recruiting Josh Klinghoffer as their new guitarist and heading into the studio to begin work on their new album, RHCP fans always clamoring for any kind of news on the funky rockers. So I bring you an update courtesy of drummer Chad Smith.

In an interview with ,… Read More

Chad Smith gives an update on Red Hot Chili Peppers

Sunday, October 17th, 2010



One of the bands I’m always asked to give updates on are Red Hot Chili Peppers. Between John Frusciante leaving, recruiting Josh Klinghoffer as their new guitarist and heading into the studio to begin work on their new album, RHCP fans always clamoring for any kind of news on the funky rockers. So I bring you an update courtesy of drummer… Read More

Chad Smith &- Dick Van Dyke record a kids album

Sunday, April 11th, 2010



In a collaboration that you never would have thought of no matter how high you were, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke have released an album.

The Will Ferrell lookalike and diagnosis murderer teamed up to record a kids album called Rhythm Train which also features singer Leslie Bixler. Songs on the record include incredible titles like “Roly Poly in my Guacamole”, “Cherry Pants”… Read More

Chad Smith Dick Van Dyke record a kids album

Sunday, April 11th, 2010



In a collaboration that you never would have thought of no matter how high you were, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer and comedic actor Dick Van Dyke have released an album.

The Will Ferrell lookalike and diagnosis murderer teamed up to record a kids album called Rhythm Train which also features singer Leslie Bixler. Songs on the record… Read More

Chickenfoot working on second album

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010



The oddly named supergroup Chickenfoot, comprising of Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Chad Smith and Michael Anthony, have begun work on a second album.

“The four of us are all on the same page as far as this project goes, we’re all committed to doing a Chickenfoot number two,” said guitarist Satriani to BestOfWNY.com. “As a matter of fact, Sammy and I have already begun the writing process together.”Read More

Chickenfoot working on second album

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010



The oddly named supergroup Chickenfoot, comprising of Sammy Hagar, Joe Satriani, Chad Smith and Michael Anthony, have begun work on a second album.

“The four of us are all on the same page as far as this project goes, we’re all committed to doing a Chickenfoot number two,” said guitarist Satriani to BestOfWNY.com. “As a matter… Read More