Anthony Kiedis, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve-O Get Silly in Serious Fight for Asian Bears

Anthony Kiedis wears bear ears. Moby strums a mournful bear song. Duff McKagan wonders if his bear mask would be a hot new look.

Anthony Kiedis's Red-Hot Roommate? His Son

For Anthony Kiedis, trading a rock-star lifestyle for diaper duty is no big deal.

“He’s the little love of my life, that boy, and I feel very lucky to be his dad,” says the Red Hot Chili Peppers singer of 18-month-old son Everly Bear.

“You can’t really care about yourself as much as you used to. It kind of takes the focus off yourself, which for me is a good thing,” he says. “It also gives me a cool guy to hang out with.”

Anthony Kiedis & Girlfriend Split

Rocker Anthony Kiedis and girlfriend Heather Christie have split, PEOPLE has learned.

The Red Hot Chili Peppers singer, 45, and Christie, 22, a former model, recently ended their relationship of more than three years and have been living apart since June, according to sources.

The former couple have a son together, Everly Bear, who was born last October.

“Anthony is a great dad and I will love him forever for giving me the gift of life,” Christie tells PEOPLE. “I really hope he finds what he’s looking for.”

Anthony Kiedis: Surfing Makes Me a Better Dad

Life’s a beach for Anthony Kiedis. Literally.

“My goal for the year is to get better at surfing, which I think will make me a better father,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman, 45, told PEOPLE Tuesday. “The more time I spend in the ocean, the better off I am when I’m around [3-month-old son Everly Bear].”

Looking forward to 2008, first-time dad Kiedis said, “Just to be present and in the moment with my boy, that’s about all I can ask for.”

Red Hot Chili Peppers Sue Showtime

The Red Hot Chili Peppers filed court documents Monday alleging that Showtime’s hit series Californication inappropriately capitalizes off the band’s 1999 album and single of the same name.

The lawsuit claims the term is “inherently distinctive, famous and … is widely recognized” as being associated with the band.

Californication is the signature CD, video and song of the band’s career,” lead singer Anthony Kiedis said in a statement to the Associated Press. “For some TV show to come along and steal our identity is not right.”

Anthony Kiedis opens up about new son Everly Bear

Anthony_keidis_heather_christieRed Hot Chili Pepper frontman, Anthony Kiedis, 44, and girlfriend, model Heather Christie, 22, welcomed new son Everly Bear

Anthony Kiedis Opens Up About Being a Dad

Along with Shiloh, Suri and Apple, here’s a new celebrity baby name: Everly Bear.

Confirming rumors in the rock-and-roll world, Anthony Kiedis told PEOPLE on Saturday he is the father of a son, whose first name was musically inspired.

“We had a long list of names, but I suppose it came to me by way of the Everly Brothers, which is one of my favorite bands,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers singer said at a fundraiser for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society in LA. “And sometimes last names make good first names.”

Anthony Kiedis and Heather Christie welcome son Everly Bear

Red Hot Chili Pepper rocker Anthony Kiedis, 44, and his model girlfriend, Heather Christie, 22, became first time parents today when they welcomed their first child, a boy, early this morning at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. Anthony’s father has announced the name as Everly Bear, and says he has ‘2-3 inches of jet black hair.’

Anthony Kiedis and Heather Christie out for lunch on Monday

Red Hot Chili Peppers rocker Anthony Kiedis, 44, and his girlfriend, model Heather Christie,21, were spotted enjoying an alfresco lunch at Blue Plate on Monday.The couple expect their first child next month.

Anthony Kiedis and Heather Christie at beach on Sunday

Red Hot Chili Peppers rocker Anthony Kiedis, 44, and his girlfriend, model Heather Christie,21, were spotted at the beach in Malibu on Sunday.The couple expect their first child in October.