You recorded your 1991 album Blood Sugar Sex Magik
in a haunted Hollywood mansion that had been frequented by the likes of The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix.
Their 1991 album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik
, was a critical and commercial hit and started a run of success.
"Under the bridge downtown/Is where I drew some blood," The Red Hot Chili Peppers sing on the track "Under The Bridge," from their 1992 album, Blood Sugar Sex Magik
* The entire album Blood Sugar Sex Magik
also deserves a nod because (1) it's a phenomenal album that launched the Chili Peppers into ubiquity and (2) it was produced by Rick Rubin.
But the band, who began in the LA punk scene and went through a funk metal phase, have survived to become international big sellers with records like 1991's Blood Sugar Sex Magik
. They hit their commercial peak with 1999's 16 million-selling Californication and showed their melodic side with 2002's By The Way.
Rubin, who produced the Red Hot Chili Peppers' breakthrough album, "Blood Sugar Sex Magik
," is considered one of the pioneers of incorporating hip-hop into mainstream music.
THE REET HOT CHILLI PEPPERS, a North-east take on the Californian Grammy award winning rock hit machines, will play tracks from Blood Sugar Sex Magik
to By The Way and Stadium Arcadium at the Forum in Darlington tonight (entry is pounds 6).
The band, who combine of funk, punk, rap, rock and heavy metal, have been loved by critics and the record-buying public since their breakthrough Blood Sugar Sex Magik
album was released in 1991.
The first disc, dubbed Jupiter, opens with Dani California, the melodically memorable new single, while Charlie reminds us of 1991's Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Scott Avett says the album, from which they will road-test songs on this tour, was inspired by another Rubin production: the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Blood Sugar Sex Magik
The Chili Peppers have sold more than 50 million albums like Californication and Blood Sugar Sex Magik
since unveiling their unique blend of rock, punk and funk 20 years ago.