Red Hot Chili Peppers Cancel Appearance At KROQ/Los Angeles 'Weenie Roast' As Anthony Kiedis Is Hospitalized
May 16, 2016 at 8:38 AM (PT)
The RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS had to cancel their appearance at CBS RADIO Alternative KROQ/LOS ANGELES' "WEENIE ROAST," when singer ANTHONY KIEDIS was taken to the hospital.
Bassist FLEA took to the stage, telling the crowd, "ANTHONY is on his way to the hospital right now. We are devastated about it. We live to rock... but unfortunately there's a medical thing that happened and he needed to deal with it."
Drummer CHAD SMITH later tweeted, "NO one's more disappointed than us that we couldn't perform tonight. Sending love and a speedy recovery to my brother ANTHONY."
The band posted an update on their website, explaining the hospitalization was "from complications from the intestinal flu "
KROQ's 24th WEENIE ROAST included a surprise appearance by BLINK-182 following PANIC! AT THE DISCO's set. The rest of the lineup on SATURDAY (5/14) featured WEEZER, EMPIRE OF THE SUN, THE LUMINEERS, GARBAGE, COLD WAR KIDS, FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, MIIKE SNOW, LUKAS GRAHAM, THE STRUMBELLAS, NOTHING BUT THIEVES, BISHOP, and BEAR HANDS.
Check out full coverage on the KROQ WEENIE ROAST interviews here.