However, it seems that the band got fed up with explaining the meaning and started offering alternatives including the infamous explanation that it represents an angel’s asshole!Fifth Tattoo: Celtic Style Band (upper right arm) Completed early 1990.Whenever it was completed, it’s clearly visible on a video from March 1989 (Austin, Texas) The meaning of the asterisk is another one of RHCP’s legends!The most accepted explanation is that someone wanted a t-shirt design early on in the band’s career and that Anthony came up with this symbol apparently based on the Star of Affinity/Chaos according to an explanation he gave at some point.There are few videos of this time of sufficient quality to check tattoo details but there’s a video from August 1987 (Arsenio Hall) and Anthony’s arms are definitely bare.There is a video from the following month taken at Vision Skate Escape, LA, on September 20th, showing the tattoo but there are other videos with a later given date that show his arm to still be bare and the Skate Escape video was later re-released with extra footage added so it’s hard to know which video is accurate.
She has the help of a lowly cricket and a smart-mouthed dragon as she survives her army training and faces the destructive Huns. Emperor: The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all. Emperor: You don't meet a girl like that every dynasty!
source Penthouse January 2002 : Anthony Kiedis has 10 (visible) tattoos: 1. Hank, also known as Henky Penky*, was an icon of his country-an underground philosopher, artist, Hell’s Angel associate, booze hound, drug hound, girl hound, an absolute rapscallion of Dutch proportions.
his North American heritage (on his maternal side) is reflected in the Indian chieftain designs.
Legends RHCP Edition) that they are a Maori design symbolizing love.
The tattoo was completed by February 1996 (Madison Square Garden concert) Seventh Tattoo: Celtic Style Band (upper left arm) This tattoo can clearly be seen at the Fuji Rock Festival in June 1997 (earliest evidence I can find but again, it could have been before this date).
Kiedis replied, jokingly, that given his own schedule, it would also take several years.” There are various online interpretations as to the origin of the design.