Chad Gaylord Smith (born October 25, 1961) is an American musician who is the current drummer of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, which he joined in 1988. The group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. Smith is also the drummer of the hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot, formed in 2008, and is currently the drummer of the all-instrumental outfit Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats, who formed in 2007.
Root Down is a 1972 live jazz album by Jimmy Smith, released on the Verve label. It was recorded in Los Angeles on February 8, 1972. It includes the song "Root Down (And Get It)" which was sampled by the Beastie Boys for their song "Root Down. Root Down peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Top Jazz Album charts the album captures a performance Smith gave with a relatively young supporting band who were.
Rooted: Best 2 songs. Chad Smith - Through the Day 03:59. Chad Smith - Hold'n On 04:04. Chad Smith: best 2 tracks. Chad Smith, of Music Philarmonia, Dieter Cui, Gerhard Samuel, Harold Blumenfeld, Sara Lindell - Seasons in Hell: Act I: La Bouche d'Ombre! Seasons in Hell, 1997 03:22. Chad Smith - Papers To Sign Mostly I Lie, 2004 04:11.
Listen to music from Chad Smith like Californication, By the Way & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Chad Smith. There are two drummers with the name Chad Smith Chad Smith plays the drums for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and super group Chickenfoot. He was born on Oct 25, 1961. Chad joined Red Hot Chili Peppers in 1989, when the band needed a drummer. Many drummers tested, but only Chad would fit the band perfectly. Flea, the bassist, says Chad was the best and the loudest drummer he had ever seen.
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has made a career out of combining funk, hard rock and jazz styles to support his primary band's stew of eclectic arena rock. Though RHCP has been his main gig for two decades, he has ventured outside the family for a handful of projects (including the hard rock supergroup Chickenfoot and his own band Chad Smith's Bombastic Meatbats). His latest foray into non-RHCP-related territory is Rhythm Train, a narrative album of music for kids he cut with singer Leslie Bixler and Dick Van Dyke (who apparently raps).