Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers Biography

Formed: 1983 in Los Angeles, California, United States



Current members:

Anthony Kiedis: Lead Vocals, Additional Guitar* (1983-present)

Michael "Flea" Balzary: Bass, Trumpet, Piano, Backing Vocals (1983-present)

Chad Smith: Drums, Percussion (1988-present)

Josh Klinghoffer: Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Six-String Bass, Organ, Percussion, Banjo, Backing Vocals (2009-present)

* Live Only 1991-1998



Former members:

Hillel Slovak: Guitar, Backing Vocals (1983, 1985-88)

Jack Irons: Drums, Percussion (1983, 1986-88)

Jack Sherman: Guitar, Backing Vocals (1983-85)

Cliff Martinez: Drums, Percussion, Backing Vocals (1984-86)

DeWayne McKnight: Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (1988)

D.H. Peligro: Drums, Percussion (1988)

John Frusciante: Lead Guitar, Keyboards, Backing Vocals (1988-92, 1998-09)

Arik Marshall: Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (1992-93)

Jesse Tobias: Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (1993)

Dave Navarro: Lead Guitar, Backing Vocals (1993-98)


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