They would be the band’s first dates with returning guitarist Jon Frusciante.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers are set to travel around the planet for their 2022 World Stadium tour.
The dates would be the band’s first since guitarist John Frusciante revealed that he was rejoining the band in 2019 after a 10-year absence.
After revealing that they were currently making new music earlier this year, the band has now confirmed that they will hit the road next year.
This news was shared in a spoof news conference from Fantasy false station. In the video, the station’s presenters (aka RHCP vocalist Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea and drummer Chad Smith) interview Frusciante about the prospect of touring.
“Can we expect you and friends to play live any time soon?” Flea asks Frusciante, to which he replies that the world tour will begin in June 2022, before the US dates begin in July.
No date has yet been announced for the tour, but fans have been able to sign up to the band’s mailing list. Here To be notified when more details become available.
Earlier this year, the Red Hot Chili Peppers sold their songwriting catalog to Hypgnosis, joining an extensive list of artists who have recently signed their intellectual property to multi-million dollar deals.
deal, which Board Reports may not have closed yet, being worth at least £100 million ($140m) and his hit tracks ‘Snow (Oh Oh)’, ‘Californication’, ‘The Otherside’, ‘Can’t Stop’ And ‘Give’ is likely to be included. It Away’, among others.
The sale follows a number of high-profile artists who sell their catalogs to Hypgnosis or other companies. Acts including Bob Dylan, Stevie Nicks, Paul Simon, The Beach Boys, Neil Young, Lindsay Buckingham, Blondie and David Crosby have recently sold some or all of their songwriting work.