Flea of Red Hot Chili Peppers performs at American Airlines Arena

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5 Times the Red Hot Chili Peppers Proved They're Not Losing Steam Anytime Soon

Screw the rumors—these guys aren’t done touring!

July 19, 2017

Known for their crazy high energy and tube-sock stage antics, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have been around for over 30 years, and they’ve been touring for a good chunk of that time.  

But recently, drummer Chad Smith talked about the future of touring, causing fans to think this may be the end of the road for the band. But bassist extraordinaire Flea spoke with TMZ to set the record straight, calling the rumors “silly.” 

So, to back up what Flea said, we’re giving you some cold hard proof: These guys aren’t losing steam anytime soon. 

From the mid-eighties to present day, here are five times the funk rockers straight-up owned the stage. Every. Time. 

 

5. “Dani California” - Lollapalooza 2016

 

4. “Can’t Stop” - Lollapalooza 2016

 

3. “Suck My Kiss” - Live at Rio de Janeiro in 2013

 

2. “Get Up And Jump” - First live TV performance in 1984

 

1. “By The Way” and “Scar Tissue” - Slane Castle 2003

 

BONUS: Flea talks about the high energy of RHCP’s live performances!