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Anthony Kiedis

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Anthony Kiedis
Kiedis in 2012
Background information
Birth nameAnthony Kiedis
Born (1962-11-01) November 1, 1962 (age 61)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Years active1983–present
LabelsWarner Bios

Anthony Kiedis (born November 1, 1962 in Grand Rapids, Michigan)[1] is an American singer. He is the lead singer of the rock band the Red Hot Chili Peppers. He was put in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012.[2]

He has been in the band since it started in 1983. He is known for his fast rapping, but in more recent albums he has also started singing. Kiedis is a popular rock singer, but he had many problems singing until the band made Californication (1999).[3] This is when he felt that he could control his voice well. His singing ability has greatly improved over the years. He is known for his on stage charisma. He released a memoir book called Scar Tissue in 2004.[4] It sold many copies around the world.[5] Kiedis has had many drug problems. He has been clean since December 24, 2000. Kiedis was with Heather Christie who is also the mother to his son Everly Bear Kiedis.[6] He lives with his son in Malibu, California.[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Turning into a Chili Pepper". The Irish Times. February 5, 2005. Retrieved April 3, 2022.
  2. Greene, Andy (December 7, 2011). "Anthony Kiedis on Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction: 'My Dad Cried When I Told Him' | Music News". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on April 19, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2012.
  3. Kiedis, Anthony; Sloman, Larry (2004). Scar Tissue. London: Time Warner Books. ISBN 0-316-72672-9. Archived from the original on October 18, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  4. Vineyard, Jennifer (October 7, 2004). "For Anthony Kiedis, What Doesn't Kill You Only Makes Your Book Longer". MTV News. Archived from the original on July 19, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2011.
  5. Front cover of Scar Tissue
  6. "'Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis In Custody Battle With Ex Over Son". RadarOnline. March 23, 2018. Archived from the original on September 1, 2018. Retrieved April 5, 2018.
  7. "RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS: Writing Sessions For New Album Were Halted By Woolsey Fire". blabbermouth.net. January 16, 2019. Archived from the original on January 17, 2019. Retrieved January 16, 2019.