Yorke, Flea in Unholy Union

Radiohead frontman teams up with 'sock-penised' Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 29, 2009 11:07 AM CDT
Thom Yorke of Radiohead performs at Lollapalooza in Chicago's Grant Park on Friday, Aug. 1, 2008.   (AP Photo/Russel A. Daniels)
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(Newser) – Radiohead purists, prepare yourselves: Frontman Thom Yorke is teaming up with, of all people, Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. The "sock-penised" bassist, along with Beck drummer Joey Waronker, percussionist Mauro Refosco, and Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich, will back Yorke up as he performs material from his 2006 solo album, The Eraser, at two Los Angeles gigs, New York reports.