Red Hot Chili Peppers releasing new album in August – video

Drummer Chad Smith spills the beans

Red Hot Chili Peppers will release their new album this August, drummer Chad Smith has confirmed.

Smith said the album, which is still without a title at present, will be released in the “last week of August”, reports Rock It Out. Scroll down now to watch a video interview with the drummer.

He added: “It’s been going good. We got lots of songs, we’re just choosing the ones that are gonna be on the album. It sounds great.”

Speaking of the hook up with new guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, who replaced John Frusciante in 2010, Smith said: “He brought a lot to the table, he’s an excellent writer.”