|Red Hot Chili Peppers (Credit: Warner Music)|
After months of speculation, it is now confirmed that rockers Red Hot Chili Peppers will tour South Africa for the very first time in 2013. The tour is scheduled for Saturday 2 February at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium, Johannesburg and then Tuesday 5 February at Cape Town Stadium. One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including “Best Rock Album” for Stadium Arcadium, “Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group” for “Dani California, “Best Rock Song” for “Scar Tissue,” and “Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal” for “Give It Away.” The band holds the record for the most No. 1 singles of all time at Alternative radio, a total of 11, and a combined 81 weeks at No. 1. They have also won 8 MTV Video Music Awards. In April 2012 the band were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They will be supported by local zef rave group Die Antwoord. Ticket prices varies from R215 - R715 and available from 29 August (for JHB) and 30 August (Cape Town) at Computicket. Watch the video for their hit Give It Away, HERE!