The Red Hot Chili Peppers will debut “Dark Necessities,” the first single off their forthcoming full-length, this coming Thursday (May 5), according to the band’s Twitter. The new track marks the first official single the group have released in the past five years.

Details remain hazy regarding the upcoming LP, however Danger Mouse has reportedly garnered production credits on the album, as well as Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, who is reportedly mixing. According to, sources close to the band indicated more information about the future full-length will be revealed on Thursday, in conjunction with the single’s debut.

The new album follows 2011's I’m With You and will be the first RHCP album since 1989's Mother's Milk to not be produced by Rick Rubin.

Although a release date hasn't been revealed, the band recently announced their summer tour dates including a headlining appearance at this year's Lollapalooza.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Tour
May 21-23: Columbus, OH – Rock on the Range
May 27-29: Napa Valley, CA – BottleRock Napa Valley Festival
June 03-05: Mendig, DE – Rock am Ring Music Festival
June 03-05: Nuremburg, DE – Rock im Park Festival
June 08: Interlaken, CH – Greenfield Festival
June 10-12: Landgraaf, NL – Pinkpop Festival
June 10-12: Nickelsdorf, AT – Nova Rock Festival
June 29-July 02: Roskilde, DK – Roskilde Festival
June 30-July 03: Gdynia, PL – Open’er Festival
July 02: Werchter, BE – Rock Werchter
July 06: Kiev, UA – U-Park Festival
July 09: Moscow, RU – Park Live
July 30: Grant Park, Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza 2016
Aug. 26-27: Reading, UK – Reading Festival
Aug. 26-27: Leeds, UK – Leeds Festival

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