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2011-04-05 11:25:00

Tickets Go On Sale 10 AM Friday, April 8 at Ticketmaster and RFK Box Office WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DC101's Elliot in the Morning announced this week that Weezer will headline the 32nd Annual DC101 Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, May 21 at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds. This legendary event, DC's biggest one-day rock festival, is expected to raise $1.5 million to benefit the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area (NKF/NCA.) Growing in stature...

2006-09-03 19:59:12

By Erik Pedersen LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "I had some of the best times of my life in this building," rubber-spined bassist Flea said of the crusty but trusty Forum. And judging from the wild response to Red Hot Chili Peppers' homecoming show Thursday, many in the sold-out house would count this among theirs. The veteran quartet left little doubt that it remains in its prime with a stellar two-hour show that mixed '70s funk and punk with their neo-signature mellow grooves....

2006-06-06 18:15:01

In paragraph 4, deletes second sentence containing erroneous reference to MySpace By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Jane's Addiction frontman Perry Farrell's new band Satellite Party has signed with Columbia, which will release its self-titled debut album later this year. The project boasts guest appearances by Red Hot Chili Peppers members Flea and John Frusciante, as well as New Order bassist Peter Hook. "It's going to be a solid group with both female and male...

2006-05-24 16:54:59

By Katie Hasty NEW YORK (Billboard) - The Red Hot Chili Peppers led the Billboard 200 for a second week Wednesday with their first ever U.S. chart-topper, despite a hefty sales slide. According to Nielsen SoundScan data, the Los Angeles funk-rock quartet sold 157,000 copies of their Warner Bros. double-disc "Stadium Arcadium," a drop of 65%. Rapper Cam'ron opened at No. 2 with "Killa Season" (Asylum), which sold 114,000 copies in the week ended May 21, the lowest tally of his three...

2006-05-17 18:12:02

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Funk-rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers topped the U.S. charts for the first time in its 22-year history on Wednesday, while Neil Young's tirade against President Bush failed to do much for his sales. The veteran Canadian rocker's "Living With War" opened at No. 15 with sales of 60,000 units in the week ended May 14, according to data from Nielsen SoundScan. His last album, "Prairie Wind," started at No. 11 last September with 72,000 copies. The Chili...

2006-05-03 19:50:11

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Red Hot Chili Peppers have lashed out at a music pirate who leaked the funk-rock band's upcoming album onto the Internet, and urged fans not to download it illegally. The band's spokeswoman said on Wednesday the offender was being tracked down. The group's highly anticipated first studio album in four years, "Stadium Arcadium," is still on track to go on sale on Tuesday via Warner Music Group Inc.s Warner Bros. Records, she said. In a...

2006-01-19 13:53:01

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - The Red Hot Chili Peppers will release their first new album in almost four years on May 9, a double set called "Stadium Arcadium." The funk-rock veterans recorded 38 songs for the project, and at one point even considered releasing three separate records, but ultimately whittled the material down to a 25-track, two-disc set. Mixing on the Rick Rubin-produced Warner Bros. effort is now halfway complete, according to frontman Anthony Kiedis....

2005-11-28 22:27:03

By Greg Prato NEW YORK (Billboard) - Former Deep Purple singer/bassist Glenn Hughes is gearing up to record his next solo release, with the aid of Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante and drummer Chad Smith. The yet-to-be-titled release will be recorded in January and is on target for a May release. "I've written more songs than ever before on this record," Hughes told Billboard.com. "(There are) maybe 25 songs (that) we've got on the chalkboard, and 12 will make the...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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