Red Hot Chili Peppers
1.-Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1983. For most of its existence, the band has consisted of vocalist Anthony Kiedis,guitarist John Frusciante, bassist Michael "Flea" Balzary, and drummer Chad Smith. In addition to Kiedis and Flea, the group originally featured guitarist Hillel Slovak and drummer Jack Irons.2.-Anthony Kiedis:
November 1, 1962 Grand Rapids, Michigan lead singe
Anthony's father was a drug dealer for The Who and Led Zeppelin, because of that he was drugadict too, but when his friend HillelSlovak died by an heroin overdose he stop using drugs. He landed a number of small roles in television and film as a teenager in the late 1970s. Around the age of 15, while a student at Fairfax HighSchool, he met future bandmates Michael Balzary (Flea), Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons. In Scar Tissue Kiedis discusses his assumed role of a "protector" in school, defending other kids who were outcastor bullied.
March 5, 1970 (1970-03-05) (age38)
Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, United States
Frusciante joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers at the age of eighteen,However, he was overwhelmed by the band's newfound popularity and as a result quit in 1992. He became a recluse and entered a long period of heroin addiction. In 1998, Frusciante successfully completed drugrehabilitation and rejoined the Chili Peppers for their 1999 album Californication. Since then he has continued to record with the band and has received critical recognition for his guitar playing,ranking eighteenth on Rolling Stone's list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2003.
Michael Peter Balzary (Flea):
October 16, 1962 (1962-10-16) (age46)
Burwood, Melbourne, AustraliaHis father, Mick Balzary, was an avid fisherman who would often take him fishing.The family relocated again to Los Angeles, California, and Flea became fascinated with the trumpet. Furthermore, he...
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