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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: The New Red Hot Chili Peppers Single Is Called...

Posted by on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 12:28 PM

The Red Hot Chili Peppers, who are playing the Super Bowl halftime show this Sunday and who are very, very terrible, have released their new single. Do you want to know what it's called? Do you? Get ready... wait for it... take a deep breath...



But, wait. No. It's not. Turns out the new song, downloadable at, is actually a joke. says:

What sounds like a gross effort by frontman Anthony Kiedis to out-scat himself and imitate the worst white-boy funk of all time is actually a joke track from Hot Karate frontman Cyrus Ghahremani and his friend Jon Daly (@jondaly on Twitter – costar & cowriter of "The Kroll Show"). It's spookily similar to the stylings of Kiedis & co, particularly if the band was in the middle of trying to write new songs while tripping very hard on some high-powered blotter acid.

I totally fell for it. Why? Because the Red Hot Chili Peppers are so awful that even purposefully bad joke songs that mock them are completely believable.

Making fun of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is what brings the world together.


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Posted by Jason Josephes on January 29, 2014 at 12:39 PM · Report this
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Whoops. What I meant to say was that it's a great parody. That bridge is a bit over the top but other than that Daly's a pretty good mimic. I had no idea.
Posted by Jason Josephes on January 29, 2014 at 12:40 PM · Report this
Anybody (or band) that thinks California is something worth talking about automatically loses points in my book.
Posted by treehugger on January 30, 2014 at 8:24 AM · Report this
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Nobody actually still likes Red Hot Chili Peppers, they just think other people do so they go along with it begrudgingly. Their shows are populated with people who think they are doing a friend a favor by going with them. This is no longer 1984. Ship has sailed.

By the way, this also completely explains Nickelback.
Posted by kamsbry on January 30, 2014 at 9:42 AM · Report this

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