Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Kiedis has been in New York City for Fashion Week and told the New York Post that the band will begin its first writing sessions for the next Chili Peppers record in roughly two weeks. The quartet's 12th studio effort will follow up 2016's The Getaway.

Drummer Chad Smith told us a while back that the Peppers have never really changed the way they write songs over the years: "No, it's just the same, man. We get in a room and we just rock, and whatever comes out that we like, sounds good, we work on it and we make songs out of 'em and, you know, it's the same kooky process, four guys in a room, you know, making noise. So it's all good."

Red Hot Chili Peppers supported The Getaway with a massive world tour that helped make them the 14th highest-earning band of 2017. The group brought in $18.5 million dollars through U.S. concert grosses and royalties generated from domestic sales, streaming and publishing in that year.

Chili Peppers bassist Flea's long-awaited memoir, titled Acid For the Children, is set to arrive on September 25th. The book is described as focusing on Flea's "fascinating life story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an L.A. street rat turned world-famous rock star."

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