The Red Hot Chili Peppers are primarily a rock band, but they use elements of the genres of funk, punk rock and psychedelic rock in their music. The sound has been described as "funk rock."
Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American band and one of the best-selling bands of all time, having sold over 80 million records worldwide. They have also won seven Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. As of 2015, they have recorded 10 studio albums and 46 singles. The band was formed in 1983 in Los Angeles, California.