50 Years, 50 Albums 2006: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Stadium Arcadium’

50 Years, 50 Albums 2006: Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘Stadium Arcadium’

This will be the second time the Red Hot Chili Peppers (RHCP) get inducted into the WPLR Hall of Fame. The first time with the album Californication, which represented the year 1999 in our 50th year anniversary and now with there ninth studio album Stadium Arcadium coming in with the most votes. The album released in 2006 and the last to feature guitarist John Frusciante (he left in 2009 but returned in 2019). The album won five out of its seven Grammy nominations in 2007. What was supposed to be a trilogy of albums released six months apart was condensed into a double album with very special packaging of which was one of the Grammys they won. The album released five singles and sold 442,000 copies in the United States in its first week and debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, making it the bands first number one in their career.

Learn more about the album:

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