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(From left) Josh Klinghoffer (guitar), Anthony Kiedis (vocals),
Michael “Flea” Balzary (bass) and Chad Smith (drums) make up Red
Hot Chili Peppers, the rock legends who toured their album Blood
Sugar Sex Magik through the Duke Ellington Ballroom before it went
multi-platinum. Oh, and Peal Jam and Smashing Pumkins opened the
show.

No good bands play DeKalb

By Alex Fiore | October 17, 2011

These days, even Lollapalooza would be lucky to get Pearl Jam, the Smashing Pumpkins and Red Hot Chili Peppers on the same bill.Twenty years and one day ago, NIU did just that.On Oct. 17, 1991, those three future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame groups performed...