Anthony Kiedis (/ˈkiːdɪs/) is an American singer-songwriter, and musician best known as the lead vocalist and co-songwriter of the band Red Hot Chili Peppers with whom he has fronted since their inception in 1983.
Kiedis is a co-founder of the band, and has recorded all eleven studio albums with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Kiedis, along with his other fellow band members, was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2012. In 2004, he published his autobiography, titled Scar Tissue, which became a New York Times Best Seller.
Kiedis and Flea are the only remaining original band members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers that are still in the current lineup.