The band also will play PNC Arena in Raleigh on April 15, and Colonial Life Arena in Columbia on April 19. Friday (at the venue box offices, Ticketmaster outlets, 800-745-3000, or via the Live Nation app); a fan club pre-sale begins Wednesday. 13’s “Kissmas Concert” boasts Shawn Mendes, DNCE, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Charli XCX and Jo Jo.
Monday’s announcement, meanwhile, is another strong sign for the arena formerly branded with the Time Warner Cable name: In the past two months, Spectrum Center has booked Stevie Nicks (for a show this Thursday), Dolly Parton (Nov.
Twenty years, gone in the flash of a fadeaway swish.
Grand Central Publishing just announced that they have acquired his memoir, which sounds good: there's little doubt that he has a story or two to tell.
He wanted to turn the band into a straightforward three-chord punk band. The Peppers’ two mainstays once played in a joke band called Three Little Butt Hairs with D. Peligro, who filled in on drums with the Peppers during the period following Hillel Slovak’s overdose and death.
In Kiedis’s memoir, 'Scar Tissue,’ he mentions that his father, actor Blackie Dammett, was a drug dealer to the stars on the Sunset Strip.
The Peppers’ self-titled first album from 1984 was produced by Andy Gill, the guitarist for post-punk pioneers Gang of Four.
Another fun fact: In 1985 Malcolm Mc Laren (best known for managing the Sex Pistols) approached the band about becoming their manager.