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"Edible names are what drives me as a musician. My next band will be called the Hot Dogs." - Chad

"Edible names are what drives me as a musician. My next band will be called the Hot Dogs." - Chad

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Chad Smith at Coachella on April 14th, 2013.

Chad Smith at Coachella on April 14th, 2013.

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Boom Boom Bap!!Chad Smith with Foo Fighters Drummer, Taylor Hawkins and Rage Against The Machine Drummer, Brad Wilk.

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Chad Smith with Foo Fighters Drummer, Taylor Hawkins and Rage Against The Machine Drummer, Brad Wilk.

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"My Bday present from Flea.. ‘3O’s Radio king snare made by Slingerland for Gene. Its a real stunner! Amazing condition…" - Chad Smith

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"I don’t like it when the drums are real separate sounding. I like it when it sounds like a kit. A drum kit means there’s more than one piece. I want it to sound real natural and I work with people who are like-minded." - Chad Smith

"I don’t like it when the drums are real separate sounding. I like it when it sounds like a kit. A drum kit means there’s more than one piece. I want it to sound real natural and I work with people who are like-minded." - Chad Smith

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Everly Bear Kiedis playing drums in the Look Around Music Video. View the full behind the scenes video with RHCP’s new Smartphone Application for iPhone and Android.

Everly Bear Kiedis playing drums in the Look Around Music Video.

View the full behind the scenes video with RHCP’s new Smartphone Application for iPhone and Android.

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New Chad Smith video interview with iDrum Interactive MagazineChad’s drum tech also gives us a closer look at his custom drum kit.Read more…

New Chad Smith video interview with iDrum Interactive Magazine
Chad’s drum tech also gives us a closer look at his custom drum kit.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith made a surprise visit to the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, England on November 21st, 2011. During his three hour stay, Chad shared some of his near 40 years drumming experience teaching ACM’s students.
“I wish at a younger age I’d been more well-rounded – listened to  other music…it might not be the kind of stuff you listen to on your  iPod, but it’s great for drumming….be open to all different kinds of  good music.” - Chad SmithRead more…

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith made a surprise visit to the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, England on November 21st, 2011. During his three hour stay, Chad shared some of his near 40 years drumming experience teaching ACM’s students.

“I wish at a younger age I’d been more well-rounded – listened to other music…it might not be the kind of stuff you listen to on your iPod, but it’s great for drumming….be open to all different kinds of good music.” - Chad Smith

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Happy Birthday to Chad Smith! The sexy beast is 50 today!Discuss on Stadium-Arcadium.com

Happy Birthday to Chad Smith! The sexy beast is 50 today!

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Chad Smith - By Clara Balzary http://clarabalzary.tumblr.com

Chad Smith - By Clara Balzary
http://clarabalzary.tumblr.com

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Chad’s drums being prepared on a green screen backdrop on the video set for the Red Hot Chili Peppers next single, ‘Monarchy of Roses’. The second single from I’m With You will be released on November 14th. Filming begins in Hollywood on Monday!Read more…

Chad’s drums being prepared on a green screen backdrop on the video set for the Red Hot Chili Peppers next single, ‘Monarchy of Roses’. The second single from I’m With You will be released on November 14th. Filming begins in Hollywood on Monday!
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New Chad Smith interview in the October 2011 Issue of Rhythm Magazine!CHAD SMITH AND THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ARE BACK WITH A THUMPING NEW  ALBUM. RHYTHM MAGAZINE CAUGHT UP WITH THE INIMITABLE STICKSMAN TO TALK  ABOUT THE RECORDING OF RHCP’S I’M WITH YOU, HIS VARIOUS MUSICAL  SIDE-PROJECTS, HIS BRAND NEW KIT AND ‘PROFESSOR FLEA’S NEW-FOUND LOVE OF  ODD-TIME…Read it here…

New Chad Smith interview in the October 2011 Issue of Rhythm Magazine!

CHAD SMITH AND THE RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ARE BACK WITH A THUMPING NEW ALBUM. RHYTHM MAGAZINE CAUGHT UP WITH THE INIMITABLE STICKSMAN TO TALK ABOUT THE RECORDING OF RHCP’S I’M WITH YOU, HIS VARIOUS MUSICAL SIDE-PROJECTS, HIS BRAND NEW KIT AND ‘PROFESSOR FLEA’S NEW-FOUND LOVE OF ODD-TIME…

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Chad talks about the 16 track RHCP Album that was recorded in 2003 but never released!New Chad Smith Interview in the October 2011 Issue of Modern Drummer  Magazine. Chad Smith talks about the elusive sixteen track album that  the Red Hot Chili Peppers recorded during the Greatest Hits sessions in  2003! Read the full article here…

Chad talks about the 16 track RHCP Album that was recorded in 2003 but never released!

New Chad Smith Interview in the October 2011 Issue of Modern Drummer Magazine. Chad Smith talks about the elusive sixteen track album that the Red Hot Chili Peppers recorded during the Greatest Hits sessions in 2003!
Read the full article here…