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Uncle Sam's Revenge: Red Hot Chili Peppers at London’s Dingwalls

Simon Witter, New Musical Express, August 1985

FROM THAT catastrophe-fraught fusion chamber where funk meets guitar noise comes the world’s most crazily perfect punk-funk band, The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Tonight Husker Du’s searing precision and Defunkt’s frantic funk joined forces in a purple haze and, had Mat Snow been passing at the time, the future of rock’n’roll would most definitely have been sighted.

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