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RHCP Progressing On New Album

The Red Hot Chili Peppers next album has entered the mixing stage.

Drummer Chad Smith posted a photo on the band's official Facebook page this week, showing him at a control board with Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich and the message "Started Mixing the new record today! Nigel Godrich at the helm."
Started Mixing the new record today! Nigel ...

The Chili Peppers worked with a new producer, Brian "Danger Mouse" Burton, on the project, which is the follow-up to 2011's I'm With You. There's no word on a release date yet, but the Chili Peppers return to the road on April 24 at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and have festival shows booked into the summer -- including a just-announced headlining slot on July 30 at Lollapalooza in Chicago.


Gary Graff is an award-winning music journalist who not only covers music but has written books on Bob Seger, Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen.