You might think it’s torture to listen to an entire Red Hot Chili Peppers album, which is exactly what the U.S. government had in mind when they played the mofo-party-funk band’s songs to prisoners at Guantánamo Bay. Al Jazeera America recently confirmed that in 2002, “music used to batter [detainee Abu Zubaydah's] senses was by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.” Guess who wasn’t pleased by this NOT psycho-sexy revelation.
Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith has vented his anger at US authorities after hearing that his band’s music was allegedly used to torture prisoners in Guantánamo Bay.
Speaking to TMZ, Smith said: “I’ve heard that they use more…like, hard rock, metal…Our music’s positive man, it’s supposed to make people feel good and that’s…it’s very upsetting to me, I don’t like that at all. It’s bullsh*t. Maybe some people think our music’s annoying, I don’t care, but you know…(they) shouldn’t do that. They shouldn’t be doing any of that sh*t.” (Via)
It’s true — they should be using Staind instead.