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Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Red Hot Chili Peppers return with a new single — “Dark Necessities” – which is released around the world today via all digital retailers. (Stream the single:

The track is the first song to be released from the Los Angeles-based band’s upcoming 11th studio album, The Getaway, due from Warner Bros. Records on June 17th. Fans who pre-order the album at will receive an instant download of “Dark Necessities”. The album was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich. Red Hot Chili Peppers’ previous album, I’m With You, was released in 2011 and topped the charts in 18 countries.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers will perform at a variety of music festivals around the world this summer. Please see below for all upcoming dates.

The Getaway

1.      The Getaway
2.      Dark Necessities
3.      We Turn Red
4.      The Longest Wave
5.      Goodbye Angels
6.      Sick Love
7.      Go Robot
8.      Feasting on the Flowers
9.      Detroit
10.    This Ticonderoga
11.    Encore
12.    The Hunter
13.    Dreams of a Samurai

05/22              Columbus, OH                     Rock on the Range
05/29              Napa Valley, CA                  BottleRock
06/03-05        Mendig Airfield, Germany  Rock am Ring
06/03-05        Nuremburg, Germany         Rock im Park
06/08              Interlaken, Switzerland       Greenfield Festival
06/10              Landgraaf, Netherlands     Pinkpop
06/10-12        Nickelsdorf, Austria             Novarock
06/29-07/02   Roskilde, Denmark              Roskilde Festival
06/30-07/03   Gdynia, Poland                    Open’er Festival
07/02              Werchter, Belgium               Rock Werchter
07/06              Kiev, Ukraine                                    U-Park Festival
07/09              Moscow, Russia                   Park Live
07/10              Perthshire, Scotland           T in the Park
07/15              Ottawa, Canada                  Ottawa Bluesfest
07/16              Quebec City, Canada        Festival d’été de Quebec
07/22-24        Yuzawa-cho, Japan                        Fuji Rock Festival
07/22-24        Jinsan, South Korea           Valley Rock Festival
07/29-31        Montreal, Canada               Osheaga Festival
07/30              Chicago, IL                            Lollapalooza
08/25              Belfast, Northern Ireland    Tennent’s Vital
08/26-27        Reading, England               Reading Festival
08/26-27        Leeds, England                    Leeds Festival