Chad Smith


Little Kids Rock

Little Kids Rock (Chad’s charity) trains public school teachers and donates all of the resources needed to run pop/rock-based music education classes. 300000+ kids served!

Cancer for College

Cancer for College (Will’s charity) provides financial aid to cancer survivors in the form of college scholarships — more than 1,000 cancer survivors have been helped so far!

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RHCP Website


At The Ox & The Loon rehearsals, Chad Smith talks to us about being influenced by Keith Moon, and he also tells us about his Drum Off Challenge with Will Ferrell, and writing new material for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  You’ll hear a great story from before Chad was a household name – when he worked as a production crew member for a Bullet Boys video Jimmy D’Anda was in, and he has some advice for how to conduct yourself as a professional on the way up!

Chad and Will’s Drum Off benefits the Little Kids Rock and Cancer For College charities. Buy your shirt here with 100% of the proceeds going to the two non-profits:

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