Michael Peter Balzary (born October 16, 1962), better known by his stage name Flea, is an Australian-born American musician and actor. He is best known as the bassist, co-founding member, and one of the composers of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he was inducted...Wikipedia
Born: 16th October, 1962, Melbourne, Australia
Height: 5' 6½" (169 cm)
Claim to Fame: Bassist of the Red Hot Chili Peppers
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Classic Rockers Dominate ‘Richest Bassists’ List
by Dave Lifton August 20, 2014 6:09 PM
They hold down the low end, but many of them are living the high life. A new list compiles the Top 10 Richest Bassists in the World, and there are many of our favorites among them.
This countdown can be found over at a website fittingly called the Richest. Unsurprisingly, it’s topped by Paul McCartney, whose net worth is valued at $1.2 billion. In fact, McCartney is so far ahead of the pack that he’s got more money than the next four bassists... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 months ago
Metallica + Red Hot Chili Peppers Among Highest Grossing Touring Acts of 2012
by Graham "Gruhamed' Hartmann
The numbers are in for the highest grossing touring acts of 2012, and there are a few surprises peppered into the list. What isn’t surprising, however, is that Metallica were the biggest draw of any hard rock act in 2012, followed closely by bands such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Nickelback.
Metallica amassed a tremendous amount of wealth from their live performances in 2012, even though they didn’t tour very extensively throughout the... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 1 year ago
TOP 10 BASSLINES OF ALL TIMES
Guitarists get all the girls, drummers get all the jokes, and singers get all the interviews. But bassists are, as all UG readers know, the backbone to any rock track.
On Wednesday we asked you to nominate and vote for your favorites baselines ever.
Hundreds of you took part, and the result is a definitive list of awesome riffs that only UG readers could pull off.
So who were the winners, and do you agree with the results? Read on to find out.
10. Green Day "Longview"
Bassist Mike Dirnt vaguely... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 years ago
The bassist of the popular band the Red Hot Chili Peppers has declared via Twitter that he has a “celebrity crush” on the star of the Turkish women’s volleyball team, Neslihan Darnel.
Michael Peter Balzary, better known by his stage name, “Flea,” posted a tweet yesterday announcing his crush on the player during an Olympic volleyball game between Turkey and the United States.
“I think I have a celebrity crush on Neslihan Darnel,” Flea tweeted on his account. The message was quickly picked up and re-tweeted by Flea's... Read More
Posted by angel_angel 2 years ago
A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1960s and '70s jazz scene.