Red Hot Chili Peppers added to Super Bowl Halftime Show

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The Patriots are one win away from Super Bowl XLVIII but the Red Hot Chili Peppers are officially on their way. The legendary rockers have been added to the big game’s halftime show, which will be headlined by Bruno Mars on Sunday, February 2.

The NFL announcement states that Mars invited the band to join him for the halftime show, but does not indicate if they will perform a collaboration together. Super Bowl XLVIII, which will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, will be televised live on FOX. The Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 110.5 million viewers in the United States watched last year’s show.

Red Hot Chili Peppers are reportedly working on a follow-up to 2011’s I’m with You, while Mars continues to promote 2012’s Unorthodox Jukebox.

In related news, the NFL announced that Fall Out Boy will at the upcoming Pro Bowl on Sunday, January 26. The game, which will be held at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, will be televised live on NBC at 7 p.m.

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