Nickname for Red Hot Chilli Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers is an alternative rock band that was formed in 1983 at Fairfax High School, in the city of Los Angeles. They have been widely known by this name until 2002 when they decided to change their name to Red Hot Chilli Pipers. The original line up included Anthony Kiedis on vocals, Michael Balzary aka Flea on bass guitar, Hillel Slovak on guitar and Jack Irons on drums. Slovak was replaced by Jack Sherman, while Cliff Martinez became the new drummer. Red Hot Chili Peppers have since released nine studio albums of which their first five albums are often referred to as being their best. Red Hot Chilli Peppers are noted for being one of the most successful rock bands of all time.
Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 80 million albums worldwide including five studio, six compilation and two live albums. Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s first three studio albums were released to widespread critical acclaim with sales figures in millions. Red Hot Chilli Peppers 1983 debut studio album with EMI Records, “The Red Hot Chili Peppers”, was a moderate commercial and critical success and became the first of nine consecutive studio albums to receive certification by the RIAA. Their 1984 follow-up record, “Freaky Styley” was Red Hot Chili Peppers’ first gold record in the U.S and received positive reviews from music critics, however it failed to match the commercial success of Red Hot Chili Peppers previous efforts. Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ third studio album ” The Uplift Mofo Party Plan”, Red Hot Chilli Pepper’s first record produced by Michael Beinhorn was released in 1987. Red Hot Chilli Peppers’ “The Uplift Mofo Party Plan” was their first commercial success and became the band’s first album to enter in the Billboard 200. Red Hot Chili Peppers 1988 follow-up record, “Mother’s Milk”, received positive reviews from music critics and reached number 52 on the US Billboard 200.