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Chili Peppers nix concert after singer hospitalized with flu

The Red Hot Chili Peppers canceled an appearance at a California radio station's annual concert after lead singer Anthony Kiedis was hospitalized with intestinal flu, a band spokesman said Sunday.

Kiedis, 53, was expected to make a full recovery, Brian Bumbery told The Associated Press.

Bassist Flea told the crowd Saturday night in Orange County that the Chili Peppers would be unable to perform. Flea said Kiedis was on his way to a hospital for medical reasons, but he did not elaborate.

The band was scheduled to headline KROQ-FM's Weenie Roast concert. Also on the bill at Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre were Weezer and Empire of the Sun.

Peppers drummer Chad...

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