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
Multi-platinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers will launch the North American leg of their I'm With You World Tour in January. 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