Red Hot Chili Peppers
drummer Chad Smith
discussed the band's plans for upcoming Super Bowl
halftime performance, announcing a cover of classic Led Zeppelin
track "Dazed and Confused
Telling Artisan News
that the invitation caught the group by surprise, Smith briefly added: "We're gonna play Led Zeppelin's live version of 'Dazed and Confused.'"
The drummer was also asked about potential collaborations for the show, but couldn't reveal any details, noting that "it's a surprise."
In related news, bassist Flea
confirmed that despite the previous Twitter
announcement, he won't be flashing the Super Bowl crowd. Probably looking to stir up the notoriously strict halftime show organizers, Flea posted on his official account: "Anybody wanna see my c--k at the Super Bowl?"
The tweet was soon taken off, but not fast enough to prevent the news from reaching global music community.TMZ
recently caught up with the bassist, who refused to say much, but did specifically point out that "they'd chop his head off"
in case he proceeded with the flashing idea.
Super Bowl 2014 is scheduled to take place on February 2 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The halftime show will be headlined by Bruno Mars.