Red Hot Chili Peppers’ The Getaway LP Due Friday

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Update (June 13): Will their album arriving this Friday, RHCP is getting a limited-run channel on SiriusXM, hosted by the actor-comedian Chris Rock, who inducted the band into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. In addition to music from their new LP, the channel will also include commentary from the band on writing, recording and performing live, and will air songs by influential artists hand-picked from the band’s personal music collection, including artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Funkadelic, Minutemen, as well as 90’s alternative and grunge.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Radio will debut on SiriusXM, Wednesday, June 15 at 3 pm ET and will run through Tuesday, June 21 on channel 34.

Fans of Red Hot Chili Peppers have been waiting for a new studio album for nearly five years, ever since 2011’s I’m With You. But with their recent announcements of festival appearances and other tour dates, a new LP was a possibility. Today (May 5) the band released a song, “Dark Necessities,” and revealed that an album, The Getaway, is coming on June 17 (on Warner Bros. Records).

The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012 and have sold approximately 80 million records worldwide, led by 1991’s Blood Sugar Sex Magik which featured “Give It Away” and “Under the Bridge,” among others. They’ve earned six Grammy Awards.

If you pre-order the album (see below), you’ll receive an instant download of the song. Within a half hour of the Chili Peppers posting it on their Facebook page, fan reaction was overwhelmingly positive.

Have a listen below…

The Getaway Tracklisting:
1. The Getaway
2. Dark Necessities
3. We Turn Red
4. The Longest Wave
5. Goodbye Angels
6. Sick Love
7. Go Robot
8. Feasting on the Flowers
9. Detroit
10. This Ticonderoga
11. Encore
12. The Hunter
13. Dreams of a Samurai

RHCP’s tour itinerary has the band hopscotching back-and-forth across oceans due to festival commitments they’ve made.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers 2016 Tour Dates:
May 14 – Irvine, CA – KROQ Weenie Roast
May 23 – Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range
May 29 – Napa Valley, CA – Bottlerock
June 3-5 Mendig Airfield, Germany – Rock am Ring
June 3-5 Nuremburg, Germany – Rock im Park
June 8 – Interlaken, Switzerland – Greenfield Festival
June 10 – Landgraaf, The Netherlands – Pinkpop
June 10-12 – Nickelsdorf, Austria – Novarock
June 29 – July 2 – Roskilde, Denmark – Roskilde Festival
June 30 – July 3 – Gdynia, Poland – Open’er Festival
July 2 – Werchter, Belgium – Rock Werchter
July 6 – Kiev, Ukraine – U-Park Festival
July 9 – Moscow, Russia – Park Live
July 10 – Perthshire, Scotland – T in the Park
July 15 – Ottawa, ON – Ottawa Bluesfest
July 16 – Quebec City, Quebec – Festival d’été de Québec
July 22-24 – Yuzawa-cho, Japan – Fuji Rock Festival
July 22-24 – Jinsan, South Korea – Valley Rock Festival
July 29-31 – Montreal, Quebec – Osheaga Festival Musique et Arts
July 30 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza
Aug 25 – Belfast, No. Ireland – Tennent’s Vital
Aug 26-27 – Reading, England – Reading Festival
Aug 26-27 – Leeds, England – Leeds Festival
Sept 1 – Budapest, Hungary – Sports Arena
Oct 8 – Bologna, Italy – Unipol Arena
Oct 10 – Turin, Italy – Pala Alpitour
Oct 13 – Montpellier, France – Parks and Suites Arena
Oct 16 – Paris, France – Accor Hotels Arena

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