RHCP’s Chad Smith Crushes Drum Cover Without Even Knowing the Song – ‘Was That My Chemical Romance?’
"It's some kinda emo thing — I don't know what the fuck it is," the Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer quips when asked to guess the track after he finishes playing it, incorrectly presuming the artist is My Chemical Romance. He then learns the song is actually Thirty Seconds to Mars' 2006 hit "The Kill."
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Prior to his valiant attempt, Smith says to the viewer, "Here comes some music that I've probably never heard before. And I'm gonna try to play along to it and do my best. Take a good musical stab at it and see if I can make sense out of it."
After playing the Thirty Seconds to Mars song, the drummer exclaims, "What the fuck was that?! Is that like, My Chemical Romance or something?"
Chad Smith Hears Thirty Seconds to Mars for the First Time ("The Kill" Drum Cover)
Red Hot Chili Peppers 2023 Tour Dates
Sept. 27 – Hershey, Pa. @ Hersheypark Stad.
Sept. 30 – Bridgeport, Ct. @ Sound on Sound
Oct. 31 – San Jose, Costa Rica @ Estadio Nacional
Nov. 4 – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil @ Nilton Santos
Nov. 7 – Brasilia, Brazil @ Arena BSB
Nov. 10 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Estadio do Morumbi
Nov. 13 – Curitiba, Brazil @ Couto Pereira
Nov. 16 – Porto Alegre, Brazil @ Arena do Gremio
Nov. 19 – Santiago, Chile @ Movistar Arena
Nov. 21 – Santiago, Chile @ Movistar Arena
Nov. 24 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ River Plate