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Red Hot Chili Peppers Former Drummer DH Peligro

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Today on the BeachLifestyle Radio Show, Host Neil Haley will interview former member of the recent Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, The Red Hot Chili Peppers! Please welcome drummer D.H. Peligro to the show!

D. H. Peligro is the longtime and current drummer for legendary San Francisco punk band Dead Kennedys. In 1988, he joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers, replacing Jack Irons, before being fired for drug and alcohol issues. He has released three albums with his band Peligro: Peligro (released in 1995 on Jello Biafra’s Alternative Tentacles record label); Welcome to America; and Sum of Our Surroundings, which won Rock Album of the Year at the 2004 American Independent Music Awards. He also recently recorded a cover of Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze,” which was nominated for a Grammy Award. He lives in Los Angeles.

In 1988, Peligro joined the Red Hot Chili Peppers replacing drummer Jack Irons. D.H. had been friends with the band for years and at one point was in a joke band called “Three Little Butt Hairs” with lead singer of RHCP Anthony Keidis, and bassist Flea! Peligro helped write some songs on the band’s fourth album, “Mother’s Milk”.

D.H. recently wrote a book called “Dreadnaught: King of Afropunk”. You can order the book on amazon!