Red Hot Chili Peppers make live return

Club show set for later this week

Red Hot Chili Peppers are to launch new album ‘Stadium Arcadium’ with an intimate London show later this week.

The band will play at a secret location in the UK capital on Good Friday (April 14), with the audience being made up of competition winners on BBC Radio 1.

The full set will be broadcast in a special show ‘Radio 1 presents the Red Hot Chili Peppers Live’ on Easter Monday (April 17) from 7pm.

Tickets for the gig will be given away on-air across Radio 1‘s daytime and specialist shows from today (April 10).

‘Stadium Arcadium’ is released on May 8, and is preceded by the single ‘Dani California’ on May 1.

The band return to play UK dates in the summer, calling at:

Ipswich Portman Road (June 30)

Coventry Ricoh Arena (July 2)

Reading Madjeski Stadium (3)

Derby Pride Park Stadium (5)

Sheffield Don Valley Stadium (6)

T In The Park Festival (8)

Manchester MEN Arena (11/12)

London Earls Court (14-15, 17-18)

For ticket availability go to NME.COM/Gigs.