Chad Smith talks Chili’s, Chickenfoot and more in iDrum digital magazine

Red Hot Chili’s drummer Chad Smith talks to iDrum in an exclusive video interview recorded at the London O2 arena. Chad talk about his return to the Chili’s after a two-year break, the new guitarist Josh and the part he has played in re–energising the band, the new album and the current tour to promote it. He also talks about his friendship with Sammy Hagar, how Chickenfoot was started and working with Joe Satriani.

You can watch the 30 minute interview for free, plus extended exclusive footage of a tour of his drum kit,  and listen to Ian and Chad as they talk about tracks on the new album I’m With You and the influences and where the music came from.

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