Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Anthony Kiedis diagnosed with intestinal flu, expected to make full recovery

Frontman was admitted to hospital over the weekend

Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman Anthony Kiedis was admitted to hospital with intestinal flu this weekend.

As reported, the band were forced to pull out of a gig on Saturday when their lead singer was hospitalised. At the time there was no explanation as to why Kiedis required medical attention but overnight a statement has been released.

The 53-year-old singer’s ill-health means the band have also postponed their gig at the iHeartRadio Theatre in Burbank, California on Tusday (May 17).


The statement reads: ” Due to Anthony Kiedis’ hospitalization from complications from the intestinal flu on Saturday evening, the Red Hot Chili Peppers regretfully must postpone their upcoming concert for iHeart Radio on May 17th. They would like to extend their gratitude to the fans for the outpouring of well wishes. Anthony is expected to make a full recovery soon.”


Earlier this month the Chili Peppers announced details of their new album ‘The Getaway’ and shared its first single ‘Dark Necessities’.

‘The Getaway’, their first record since 2011’s ‘I’m With You’, will be released on June 17. It was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Radiohead‘s Nigel Godrich.

‘The Getaway’ tracklist:

‘The Getaway’
‘Dark Necessities’
‘We Turn Red’
‘The Longest Wave’
‘Goodbye Angels’
‘Sick Love’
‘Go Robot’
‘Feasting on the Flowers’
‘This Ticonderoga’
‘The Hunter’
‘Dreams of a Samurai’