RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS ANNOUNCE FIRST DATES OF UPCOMING U.S. TOUR IN SUPPORT OF CURRENT ALBUM I’M WITH YOU

TICKETS GO ON-SALE DECEMBER 3RD FOR SIX JANUARY SHOWS ON NATIONWIDE ARENA TOUR

MORE DATES ON BAND’S FIRST NORTH AMERICAN TREK SINCE 2007 TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

NEW SINGLE “MONARCHY OF ROSES” IS CLIMBING

THE ALTERNATIVE RADIO CHART

November 28, 2011 – Los Angeles – Multi-platinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will launch the North American leg of their I’m With You World Tour in January. Tickets for six shows go on sale on December 3rd (see below for routing) with more shows and ticket on-sale dates to be announced in the coming weeks. The 2012 arena tour will be the band’s first full-scale tour of the U.S. since 2007 when they hit the road in support of 2006’s Stadium Arcadium.Red Hot Chili Peppers are currently touring Europe through mid-December in support of I’m With You, which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard‘s Top 200 Albums chart and No. 1 on Billboard‘s Rock and Alternative album charts, as well as on the Top Internet Albums and iTunes Top Alternative Albums chart. The first single “The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie,” hit the top spot at Modern Rock radio, giving the band its 12th No. 1 at the format. A second single, “Monarchy of the Roses” is currently the No. 2 greatest gainer on Mediabase’s Alternative chart.

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.”

01/25  Charlotte, NC         Time Warner Cable Arena

01/27  Raleigh, NC             RBC Center

01/28  Columbia, SC          ColonialLife Arena

01/30  Duluth, GA              Gwinnett Arena

01/31  Greensboro, NC     Greensboro Coliseum

02/03  Memphis, TN          FedEx Forum

www.redhotchilipeppers.com

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