Red Hot Chili Peppers are in the studio right now working on a new album, the follow-up to their 2006 double album, Stadium Arcadium. 

Bassist Flea recently joined Twitter and is tweeting about the new album. To see Flea making new music and to keep up with the band’s process, follow them at Twitter.com/Flea333.   Flea says "they are bringing the funk fatback style"

The album should be out June/July of 2011.

Tour is already confirmed for 2011-2012 and will supposedly start in Summer 2011. Rock In Rio sep 24th 2011 and Summer Sonic Festival in Japan already confirmed. Anthony also confirmed they'll play in Peru & Colombia at some point, but no specific dates or venues announced yet.

2011 marks the 20th anniversary of The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Blood Sugar Sex Magik album.