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Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveals How John Frusciante's Return Affected Them, Is The Band Really Ready for a Comeback?

Red Hot Chili Peppers Reveals How John Frusciante's Return Affected Them, Is The Band Really Ready for a Comeback?

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It is a joy for the fans as rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers announced they are "almost done" with their new album alongside John Frusciante's return.READ MORE

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Duran Duran 2016 U.S. Tour, Featuring Chic & Nile Rodgers, Launched; Tickets on Sale!

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The summer tour announcements keep piling up, and Duran Duran recently announced a U.S. tour to add to the growing list. Their 2016 run kicks off on March 28 at the Durham Performing Arts Center in North Carolina and will run until August 3 in Glendale, Arizona, making 28 stops in total.READ MORE

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Ex Red Hot Chili Peppers Member John Frusciante Releases Free Music on Soundcloud, Bandcamp

Buzz 12:39PM EDT

Ex Red Hot Chili Peppers member John Frusciante has said in the past that he no longer intends to release music for monetary gain, as well as claiming that "I have no audience." In a nod to these comments on his status as a musician, he has no released a bevy of free music onto his Soundcloud and Bandcamp pages all streaming and free of charge in a stand against commercializing music.READ MORE

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Duran Duran, Janelle Monae, Nile Rodgers Share 'Paper Gods' Single "Pressure Off"

Buzz 18:37PM EDT

Earlier this month, veteran British band, Duran Duran, announced the details for their 14th album, 'Paper Gods,' and today, June 20, fans now have a taste of what it will sound like. The lead single from the album, "Pressure Off" featuring Janelle Monáe and Nile Rodgers, has appeared on the internet.READ MORE

Duran Duran 'Paper Gods'

Duran Duran Announces 'Paper Gods' Featuring Janelle Monae, Kiesza, Lindsay Lohan

Buzz 15:17PM EDT

UK superstar electronic-pop band, Duran Duran, has announced the name and release date of its 14th album, 'Paper Gods' on September 11 through Warner Bros. Records. The LP will feature some pretty big names like Janelle Monáe, who sings on the albums first single, "Pressure Off," Kiesza, former Red Hot Chili Peppers' guitarist John Frusciante and oddly enough, Lindsay Lohan.READ MORE

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Duran Duran Taps Mark Ronson, Janelle Monae, Kiesza, Nile Rodgers and More for 2015 Release

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Duran Duran has confirmed its new album is completed, declaring that the yet untitled album will drop during September, if all goes according to schedule. The new set will come with loads of additional talent, including Janelle Monáe, Mark Ronson, Kiesza, former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante, Mr. Hudson and Nile Rodgers—the Chic guitarist who helped Daft Punk to acclaim on Random Access Memories.READ MORE

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Reportedly Working With Danger Mouse for New Album

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Amid all the Super Bowl chaos and Katy Perry praise, Flea posted a tweet over the weekend reportedly confirming Danger Mouse as the producer for the next Red Hot Chili Peppers album. The post has since been deleted, Alternative Nation pointed out, but perhaps that is just the bassist's way of creating some hype. Either way, DM might be what the group needs for their 11th studio album.READ MORE

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Red Hot Chili Peppers Guitarist John Frusciante Announces Acid Test Album 'Trickfinger,' Shares Song "After Below" [LISTEN]

Buzz 16:56PM EDT

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers and The Mars Volta guitarist John Frusciante has announced a new solo album, a self-titled effort under the name Trickfinger -- the album cover is up above -- and has shared its opening track "After Below," which you can check out below. Though Frusciante has explored electronic music on his most recent solo releases, "Consequence of Sound" reported that Frusciante will be diving headfirst into a new "experimental acid house" style for this album. "Trickfinger" is set for release April 7 through Acid Test.READ MORE

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8 Bands Whose Producers Are A Member Of The Band: The Beach Boys, Vampire Weekend, And More

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It's often tough for a band to maintain complete control of their creative vision, especially when they hire a producer from outside the band to help them capture their sound on record. These eight bands, however, remained true to their vision by having a member of the band produce their records.READ MORE

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7 Cover Songs That Sound Nothing Like The Original: Bruce Springsteen, Devo, And More

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Though most cover songs remain pretty much faithful to the original arrangement, an interesting cover song should take the basic elements of the original and build something entirely new and unique out of them. Here are seven cover songs that sound nothing like the original.READ MORE

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9 Solo Artists Who Are Better Than Their Bands: Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, And More

Genres 12:58PM EDT

How many times have you been disappointed by a solo album from a member of one of your favorite bands? Sometimes they're outright bad, but even the good ones (Morrissey, Paul McCartney, etc.) simply can't compare to their old bands. However, these nine artists broke this trend, releasing solo albums that actually surpass the work of their old bands.READ MORE

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6 Lo-Fi Albums By Big Rock Stars: Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, And More

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One of my favorite genres of music is lo-fi, or "low-fidelity," meaning artists who record their songs onto cheap equipment. Though most lo-fi artists are DIY musicians who work outside of the mainstream and use cheap equipment out of necessity, there are still some highly successful rock stars that have chosen to go lo-fi for aesthetic reasons, or simply out of convenience. Here are six lo-fi albums that were recorded by big rock stars.READ MORE

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Junk Mail: John Frusciante 'Enclosure' Album Review Performed Via Email

Reviews 16:31PM EDT

Music Times writers share an office area of roughly 45 sq. ft, which makes having face-to-face conversations totally impossible. Junk Mail is these millenials attempt to discuss and review the week's hottest album releases... without needing to look at each other. This week: Ryan Book, Caitlin Carter and Carolyn Menyes email back and forth about John Frusciante's Enclosure.READ MORE

John Frusciante 'Enclosure'

John Frusciante launches new album, 'ENCLOSURE,' into space via satellite [WATCH]

Genres 16:58PM EDT

Nowadays, artists seem to be competing for the most creative album release, but it looks like John Frusciante has won this game. The former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist is streaming his 11th album, ENCLOSURE, early...from space.READ MORE

John Frusciante 'Enclosure'

John Frusciante announces new solo album, 'Enclosure,' drops first single, 'Scratch' [LISTEN]

Genres 11:44AM EDT

Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante is set to release his new solo album, Enclosure, on April 8 via longtime label Record Collection. The follow-up to 2012's PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone, the effort will be his 11th full length.READ MORE

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