The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced they will return to Dublin and play the 3Arena on 20 December

The Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced they will return to Dublin and play the 3Arena on 20 December.

Tickets from €60.50 including booking fee go on sale on Wednesday 31 August at 9am from Ticketmaster outlets and online at Red Hot Chili Peppers 11th studio album The Getaway debuted at number one around the world.  The heralded studio album from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees debuted at #1 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart and debuted at #2 on the Billboard Top 200.  The Getaway, marks the Grammy Award-winning band’s seventh top 10 album and third #2 on the Top 200 Chart.   The album debuted at # 1 in Australia, Belgium, Ireland, Netherlands and New Zealand.  It debuted at #2 in the United Kingdom and Germany. The Getaway was produced by Danger Mouse and mixed by Nigel Godrich.  Praise for the album includes: “Some of their best songs in years… top-shelf modern-rock splendor" - Rolling Stone "The Getaway proves not only that the longtime rockers still sizzle 30 years in, but also are capable of victoriously revamping their sound.” - USA Today “The Getaway is a nuanced album, rife with journeyman craft and poetry, that proves the Red Hot Chili Peppersstill have plenty of their own creative fire." - All Music “Their best album in ages” - People “Their best in years… Their tightest, prettiest collection of songs in more than a decade" - Vulture Every ticket purchased includes your choice of a standard physical or standard digital copy of The Getaway. One of the most successful acts in rock history, Red Hot Chili Peppers, which is singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea, drummer Chad Smith, and guitarist Josh Klinghoffer, have sold more than 60 million albums, including five multi-platinum LPs, and won six Grammy Awards, including "Best Rock Album" for Stadium Arcadium, "Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group" for "Dani California," "Best Rock Song" for "Scar Tissue," and "Best Hard Rock Performance With Vocal" for "Give It Away."  The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in April 2012. Tickets for Red Hot Chili Peppers are on sale at 9am on Wednesday, 31 August