Two bands that have stretched the boundaries of classic rock since their 1984 debuts -- Bon Jovi and the Red Hot Chili Peppers -- square off in the first round of this month's 100 percent fan-voted Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame competition.
Red Hot Chili Peppers
One of the most popular debating points among rock fans is whether someone's song is superior to another artist's interpretation.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' self-titled debut was released on Aug. 16, 1984.
A reunion with John Frusciante helped the Red Hot Chili Peppers rebound late in the '90s.
Drummer Chad Smith is outraged, and a little sickened, over a recently released report stating that the CIA employed a music loop featuring the Red Hot Chili Peppers as part of its interrogation of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay.
The FCC has received complaints about the Red Hot Chili Peppers' exposed nipples during the Super Bowl halftime show.