The only excuse I have for not being on top of this was because of my Harry Potter obsession leading up to that day. As some of you might know, they're my favorite band. Reason being was that their music has always been there for me through some of my most memorable life experiences. I never quite understood why my parents loved certain old bands, until I discovered the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Music can really impact one's life, and that was finally clear to me.
Another thing too is that John Frusciante is now replaced by his guitarist friend Josh Klinghoffer, so I wonder how that will pan out. The album, I’m With You, comes out August 30, 2011. Hurray! I can't wait.
I'm sure most of you have seen this by now, but here's a piece that I did in honor of
Stadium Arcadium's release titled "Anthony".