AnthonyKiedis.net is a completely unofficial and totally independent website dedicated to Anthony Kiedis, the frontman of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. AnthonyKiedis.net is in no way affiliated with either Anthony Kiedis himself, the Red Hot Chili Peppers as a whole or the band’s management/record company. It is run by fans for fans.

AnthonyKiedis.net is non-profit making and is paid for solely by the admin of the site. We do not stream adverts on the website or receive any income through running it. Nor are donations requested towards costs.

Please note:
Whilst we endeavour to make sure that all information provided within the website is as accurate as possible, we can take no responsibility for the accuracy of that information or be held accountable from any misunderstanding that may arise from it. Likewise, comments expressed represent those of the people making them and do not necessarily reflect the views of the admin or the website as a whole.

Will we always try to list sources wherever possible and credit people for any of their work that is used on the site; if you feel that we have not done this at any time, please contact us so we can remedy the situation and either remove the said article(s) or provide accreditation. Thank you.


OK, the more personal stuff… 

Why This Website?

This website was originally set up by Rebecca (Squitherwitch on the old RHCP forums). Although she’s taking a back seat her reasons are still valid:

Back in January 2010, I suddenly became aware that there was a website (now closed) dedicated to the then new RHCP guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer; just departed guitarist John Frusciante had a long-established site (Invisible Movement) and it seemed wrong that Anthony himself had no dedicated site. Through my experiences with the online RHCP world I knew that Anthony was often the main focus of attention within the band yet information on him was sketchy or often inaccurate which I felt was doing him and the fans a big disservice. I also wanted a site that was a sensible and a considered source of information which concentrated on the facts and not how much someone adored Anthony himself. In addition, RHCP are so important in my life but for me personally, Anthony’s lyrics really define the band’s music and I also love the online RHCP community so combining everything and creating this website seemed to be the obvious thing to do and the idea for this was born. I spent several months working on content for the site before going live in November 2010.

More recently, there is also the added connection through addiction which has become so important to me during the last few years. Sadly my husband was an alcoholic and it resulted in his death in June 2012. Anthony’s biography ‘Scar Tissue’ helped me to understand some things in a way only an addict could, it provided me with inspiration that addiction can be overcome and although my husband didn’t take the same path, Anthony’s life gives me hope because he overcame addiction and hopefully people can take inspiration from his story to beat their own personal battles. My children and I have been to hell and back on a daily, if not hourly at times, basis and anything that helps other people to avoid that is so personally important to me.

We welcome all visitors and hope they enjoy the resources we have gathered here as much as the team involved  have enjoyed collating and collecting it all!

The Chili Source

There is also a companion sister site dedicated to the band as a whole:  Red Hot Chili Peppers news & information site so please feel free to check this out if you like AnthonyKiedis.net. The other site houses the main magazine scan collection, photos relating to the whole band, band interviews etc. whereas this one just obviously concentrates on AK himself.  There are now over 500 articles now scanned and online in the main article scan collection.

18 Responses to About

  1. choddie says:

    do you have a newsletter?

  2. Tina Priddy McKim says:

    Rebecca, I wanted to post something on your FB wall this morning and I can’t find you anywhere.. Have you gone AWOL? LOL!

  3. Jerusa felix says:

    simply wonderful

  4. Ana Paula Machado Merli says:

    I love anthony so much..

  5. Shir says:

    Anthony i lovee youuu! You full of talent, and very sexy man!!

  6. Authony Kiedis,

    Your book is amzing, I reading it on the audio mobile app. I’m only 19 years of age, I’m in the process of writing my own book right now. I have a crazy life growling up, Maybe I once it get published, you would read it??

    Landon Price

  7. mary Murphy says:

    See now, that’s exactly what the admin does NOT want….trying to plug your book on her webpage…absolutely no self respect. You are 19. Anthony would probably laugh at the idea that you have enough life experience to fill a book, no matter how “crazy” your 19 years have been you simply to not have enough life experience to write a memoir. Geesh. Sorry if I overstepped any boundaries but this isn’t a marketplace.

  8. admin says:

    Thanks for your care Mary. I’m actually pretty relaxed about links that are genuine and have a connection to the website – I don’t like advertising links such as for t-shirts or fake handbags. If the book gets written and is linked to RHCP/AK in some way, I’ll have a look at it and take it from there. Thanks 🙂

    Landon, sorry but this is an unofficial site. It has no link with AK himself and I have no contact details for him so I can’t forward anything to him to read.

  9. Anthony, I love you.
    Maybe I have to leave this fucked up country.
    It does not give me shelter and takes and takes…
    Maybe I will move soon to Israel.
    I will see you here or there. We are one.
    Yours Anna

  10. Sarah hoyt says:

    Hey. Hi I doubt it will ever get to you but I’m 25 and your the only band out there I can relate too. I have followed and kow.what’s going on with the band but. Let me just say your music and voice make my day a little beter. I should be into techno. Bit fuck n. You and your music is my . My name is Sarah shput89

    • Lynne DiSanti says:

      While you do seem to appreciate Anthony Kiedis’ voice & RHCP music,you should also appreciate his awesome lyrics! There is where most of his creativity is presented to us RHCP lovers! By the way,listen to “Police Station” for some really beautiful lyrics!

  11. Luca S. says:

    Thank you so much for making and running this site! I’m a huge RHCP fan and recently finished Scar Tissue and I want to learn as much as possible about AK/RHCP and your website has helped me a lot in doing that.

  12. Chuck Antrim says:

    Hey how’s it going? I’m in rehab at the VA down the street from the pier. It would be an inspiration for me and many others if you would be a guest speaker for on of our meetings. Low profile. In and out. No drama. In and out. Lots of injured vets in recovery. Your music gets me through the down times. Cheers Chuck

    • admin says:

      Sorry we’re an unofficial site and I’m just a fan. We have no contact with AK himself in anyway. I wish I could pass this message on as it’s something close to my heart too. Have had personal contact with the whole addiction journey but for us it wasn’t successful and I’m now a widow bringing up two kids alone as a result so I understand how important this is and wish I could help sort this out for you. I wish you all the best on your road to recovery. Keep strong.

  13. Ciska Glachant says:

    Hi Rebecca,

    Thank you very much for this website.
    I’m sorry to read about your experience with the lethal consequences of addiction and wish you and your family strength and courage. Scar Tissue indeed reaches people on both sides of that trip. I’m also sorry to see that too many people do not read well and leave messages for AK on this website. Quite annoying. I do admire your gentle way of handling these comments.

    Being famous kinda makes it impossible to actually reach the artists on a personal level, but what they have to share with the fans is their work, their music. A thing most people don’t seem to understand besides the fact of respecting the privacy of these artists. They have a private life too after all.

    I do appreciate AK sharing a very personal part of his life by publishing Scar Tissue and am happy to read it has helped you to better understand the disease of addiction which had such a devastating result on your husband and your family.
    The book also gave me an idea of the way RHCP make their music and how it reflects their personalities. I like their music even more for it.

    As a fan of RHCP and their front man, I thank you again for this website, it sure is a pleasure to find information without the usual gossip and idolization, and with great respect towards the artist and fans.

    Kind regards,

    • admin says:

      Thank you so much for taking the time to make those lovely comments. I really appreciate it. It’s always nice to know that people appreciate this site <3

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