Tag Archives: Chad Smith

Ozzy Osbourne is “halfway done” with new album

Posted by on December 17, 2020

  Producer Andrew Watt spoke with Guitar World magazine and revealed that Ozzy Osbourne is “halfway done” with the new album. He also assured that everyone involved is taking the necessary COVID precautions when working together. “We’re about halfway through. But, you know, it’s been hard with COVID and everything to keep him safe. We all test […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 21st – Everybody Loves New Music…

Posted by on February 21, 2020

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from one of the founders of heavy metal itself, Ozzy Osbourne, as well as the new Demons & Wizards, The Amity Affliction, and more. For last week’s […]

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Chad Smith storms off stage after being called “Will Ferrell”

Posted by on November 28, 2017

By now it’s common knowledge that Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer, Chad Smith looks a lot like actor Will Ferrell. They even did a whole skit about it on The Tonight Show not too long ago. Recently, Smith was performing at a Musician’s Institute show and an audience member yelled out, “Will Ferrell” between songs. […]

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Joe Satriani streaming new song “Energy”

Posted by on September 27, 2017

Joe Satriani will be releasing his sixteenth solo album, What Happens Next, on January 12, 2018 via Sony/Legacy Recordings. The guitar legend teamed up with Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple/Black Sabbath) on bass and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) on drums. Today (27), we get to hear a taste of it with the new song […]

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Babymetal joined by Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer for Priest cover

Posted by on December 19, 2016

The Red Hot Chili Peppers played London’s O2 Arena last night, and their opener was a little band called Babymetal. And while playing songs about California is fun, apparently drummer Chad Smith likes to step things up a little bit, as he sat behind the kit with the rest of Babymetal’s band for their medley […]

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James Hetfield jams some Adele with his daughter

Posted by on May 17, 2015

[youtube]https://youtu.be/NWaZezdMMNU[/youtube] Metallica frontman James Hetfield refers to himself as “Papa Het” on Instagram. He actually is a proud father of three children, and this past Friday (15), he got to showcase the vocal talents of one of them, his daughter Cali, and the Acoustic-4-a-Cure benefit concert in San Francisco. The father/daughter duo performed Adele’s “Crazy […]

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Challenge accepted! Lars Ulrich, Will Ferrell, Chad Smith to have drum-off

Posted by on June 12, 2014

Last month, an epic drum battle that no one really expected to happen took place on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, as the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Chad Smith and Will Ferrell had a drum-off. After that duel took place, the two took aim at another drummer – Metallica’s Lars Ulrich. The  two claimed they […]

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Lars Ulrich challenged by Will Ferrell to be next drum-off participant

Posted by on June 10, 2014

If you have yet to see Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith have their drum-off on a recent edition of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, you should check it out. The duel stemmed from the numerous claims that Ferrell and Smith look alike. Now, Ferrell and Smith have decided that […]

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Watch Andrew W.K. Attempt 24 Hour Drumming Record Live

Posted by on June 20, 2013

We’ve already known that Andrew W.K. can party hard. And we also know that he loves New York City. What better for Mr. W.K. to do than try to combine those two things while drumming? Right now as you’re reading this, Andrew is in the Oakley store in Times Square attempting to drum for 24 […]

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Black Sabbath Gets First UK #1 In 42 Years As Drummer Saga Continues

Posted by on June 18, 2013

Back in October of 1970, Black Sabbath’s sophomore album, Paranoid, reached #1 on the UK charts. Strangely enough, that was their only record to reach the top of the album charts in their native country – until now. Billboard.biz reports that with UK charts out, 13 debuts at #1, shattering the record for the longest gap between […]

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