Once a musician, always a musician! The Red Hot Chili Peppers are currently touring in the thousands every night, but drummer Chad Smith recently rocked his crowd of 17 during a night out in Australia. Musician Cherry in Melbourne stopped by a bar and with a pub band he listened to two AC/DC classics.
While AC Dunn and Josh May’s house band lead covers of AC/DC’s “If You Want Blood (You Got It)” and “Up to My Neck” at an open mic night at the pub, Smith We took turns behind the drum kit. you. “You can see the video of the performance below.
Seth O’Donnell, who was also the drummer playing at the Cherry Bar that night, lent Smith his sticks to play with, but the Chili Peppers drummer reportedly smashed them. It didn’t seem all that important to O’Donnell, who took pictures with Smith and shared accounts of the night on social media.
“I had to play drums in front of @chilipeppers idol @chadsmithofficial, then he played drums with my sticks (and broke them), and then I started dating him. ” said O’Donnell, and the musician also checked out his band Adhesion. O’Donnell also shared a photo of a broken drumstick, with the tip of one of the sticks knocked off.
The Cherry Bar also shared video footage of a special drum cameo of a famous guest on their Facebook page. Manager James Young said, “Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith is a legend. Smith reportedly stuck around to watch the other performers and was also awarded a cherry drink card.
Smith will perform tonight (February 9) at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium with the Red Hot Chili Peppers and special guest Post Malone in front of a larger crowd. The group’s Australian run ends Sunday at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia, and they fly off to next week’s Pacific Rim Show. Buy Red Hot Chili Peppers tickets here.
66 Greatest Hard Rock + Metal Drummers Of All Time