Booze, drugs and groupies can take a toll on a body. Here is a collection of rock stars when some of them first appeared on the scene and then present day. Don't judge too harshly, you're going to be there too someday.
The Aging of a Rock Star
|by Anonymous||reply 138||02/18/2017|
This makes me frightened of what my nose is going to look like in 20 years. Yikes.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||03/20/2012|
Richie Sambora's hair is ridiculous.
|by Anonymous||reply 2||03/20/2012|
Patti Smith is a MAN, baby!
Stevie Nicks looks fabulous for 60-something, esp. considering all the blow and cigs she hoovered down over how many years.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||03/20/2012|
Actually, most of them aged fairly well considering. David Bowie, David Lee Roth & Paul Stanley had some bad work though.
Mick's face is just as grooved as Ron Wood's and nearly as rough as Keef's even though he supposedly gave up the bad shit decades ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||03/20/2012|
It's kind of surprising that the guys from Motley Crue don't look worse. David Lee Roth is unrecognizable.
|by Anonymous||reply 5||03/20/2012|
Joan Jett still looks good, so does Pat Benetar
|by Anonymous||reply 6||03/20/2012|
Paul and Ringo look good. David Lee Roth lost his upper lip.
Some of the guys look better older.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||03/20/2012|
Bowie looked great until he had emergency heart surgery in his late 50's. After that he seemed extremely bloated for a few years (remember his cameo in The Prestige?), and once the appearance of swelling finally let up, his skin was left looking stretched and saggy. But he was preternaturally beautiful until he was almost 60, which is a hell of a long run compared to the average Joe.
Some of those rockers look like their faces are melting off (especially Keith and Mick), and Sting's nose looks like it's trying to abort its own tip.
|by Anonymous||reply 8||03/20/2012|
You can't see it so much in this picture, but Joan Jett is really overdoing it with the plastic surgery. I'm not against plastic surgery or anything, but she should really stop while she's still ahead.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||03/20/2012|
[quote]Don't judge too harshly, you're going to be there too someday.
Yeah, but I'm not going to look THAT shitty.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||03/20/2012|
Ringo's aged well.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||03/20/2012|
Ringo looks great for almost 72 years old.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||03/20/2012|
What the HELL happened to Linda Ronstadt? OMFG.
Tommy Lee and Nikki Sixx look surprisingly great.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||03/20/2012|
If all the chunky ones lost a little weight, they'd look really good.
All the ones who were skinny and did a lot of drugs look like shit warmed over.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||03/20/2012|
r8 - Bowie did age remarkably well until at least 50, but then he just looked peculiar. I think it was a combo of his new teeth never fitting him properly and obvious botox. Iman is disturbingly ageless.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||03/20/2012|
Grace Slick would look great for 72 if she lost a bit of weight.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||03/20/2012|
Bruce Springsteen still looks very well put together.
Who the hell does Mick Jagger think he's fooling with that wig he's been wearing for decades. His face looks like it's ready to slide off. Yuck.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||03/20/2012|
I think most of them look really good. Steven Tyler is the exception as he's had too much work done.
|by Anonymous||reply 18||03/21/2012|
I LOVE aging rock stars!
|by Anonymous||reply 19||03/21/2012|
Tommy Lee=He's got the monster.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||03/21/2012|
Most of these people have the same hair style they had 30 years ago. It looks ridicilous.
Mick Jagger looks terrible, even worse than Keith Richards.
|by Anonymous||reply 21||03/21/2012|
All people get old.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||03/21/2012|
Bruce has had LOTS of work done. D'ya remember that creepy Superbowl show?
|by Anonymous||reply 23||03/21/2012|
Joan Jett, Pat Benatar and Jon Bon Jovi all still look pretty good, just older. But let's face it, most of the whole group were pretty homely to begin with.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||03/21/2012|
Never understood the notion that Bowie was "preternaturally beautiful." And with his emaciated frame and wonky hair, he always struck me as entirely sexless.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||03/21/2012|
bonjovi looks like he has lost some chest hair, or maybe it just looks that way due to graying or the hair simply getting lighter in color.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||03/21/2012|
I would have liked to see Janis Joplin age.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||03/21/2012|
Jagger and Richards aged most.
Alice Cooper was always ugly, he just wilted a bit.
Iggy Pop needs to cover that shit up.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||03/21/2012|
Did Paul McCartney have a nose/ear job? His nose sure looks different now.
|by Anonymous||reply 29||03/21/2012|
Grace Slick looks like your average grandma. Hard to believe she was once the acid dropping wild child that slept with the entire band, save Marty Balin.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||03/21/2012|
R30 - Grace looks lovely, considering she was once the acid dropping etc...
She's 72, fur chrissakes....
|by Anonymous||reply 31||03/21/2012|
Fun link- most of them look pretty good or better considering about 40 years have passed between pics.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||03/21/2012|
Bruce Springsteen has had some work done, but it's excellent work. He looks fantastic for 62 or whatever he is.
I think Grace Slick looks great for her age, although a bit heavy. Hell, what is a 72-year old supposed to look like? Considering Grace's history with the bottle and kicking the shit out of cops, she looks well.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||03/21/2012|
What's Joan Jett's secret? Eating pussy?
|by Anonymous||reply 34||03/21/2012|
R1. I've heard your nose and ears continue to grow as you age so there IS reason to fear. I had my deviated septum fixed a few years ago and the doctor told me o didn't have to worry about my nose growing bigger as I aged because the nose job would fix that.
I guess I'll have to get my ears fixed too at some point so they don't look like Kirk Douglas'. OY
|by Anonymous||reply 35||03/21/2012|
STING's nose job has not aged well.
Paul Stanley now looked like Tiny Tim.
Paul McCartney had his nose thinned at the start of Wings, you see it clearly here.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||03/21/2012|
I often wonder whether the nose and ears grow or the face shrinks as we get older. Cheeks seem to disappear as do lips. That makes the nose and ears look bigger.
|by Anonymous||reply 37||03/21/2012|
Yes, earlobes grow longer.
You lose the fat in your face -- your cheeks. Lips thinning out is well known.
|by Anonymous||reply 38||03/21/2012|
WIGS: Ronnie Wood, Elton John, Linda Rondstat, Young Tommy Lee
FALSE TEETH/VENEERS/CAPS: Ted Nugent, Keith Richards, James Hetfield, Eddie Van Halen, Charlie Watts, Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Billy Idol.
BOTOX: Stevie Nicks, Nancy Wilson
COSMETIC SURGERY: Steve Tyler, Bret Michaels, Rod Stewart, Pat Benatar, Springsteen, Bowie.
PERMANENTLY STONED: Tom Petty
PERMANENTLY TWEAKED: Axl Rose, Alice Cooper
LOOKING BETTER NOW!: Simon LeBon, Nugent, Bono
|by Anonymous||reply 39||03/21/2012|
I can't find the pic I want my computer is on it's last legs and I can only have one window open at a time so maybe someone else can find a good pic, but Nuno Bettencourt, formerly of Extreme and a damn good guitart player, has aged pretty well. I saw him perform in Japan a while back and was amazed by how fine he still looks.
R37, I have heard that the nose and ears continue to grow as we age and the fat in adipose tissue (lips and cheeks) shrinks. So you're right.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||03/21/2012|
I think there are even more bad, expensive, custom hairpieces/wigs/weaves than R39 lists.
|by Anonymous||reply 41||03/21/2012|
[quote]Jagger and Richards aged most
Well that would make sense, since they, along with McCartney, Starr, Crosby, Young, and Slick (who coincidentally look pretty aged as well) are the OLDEST of the bunch, who have been rock stars for the longest!
Not fair comparing them to Joan Jett or Sinead O'Connor
|by Anonymous||reply 42||03/21/2012|
Considering how old they are, and how much drugs, drinking and smoking they've done I would have expected worse. Agree with the poster on Bowie, he was beautiful for so long, but it's sad to see what happened since
|by Anonymous||reply 43||03/21/2012|
How do you guys think you will look in 30+ years?
|by Anonymous||reply 44||03/21/2012|
[quote]How do you guys think you will look in 30+ years?
|by Anonymous||reply 45||03/21/2012|
Since I've never been a celebrity rock star, nobody's going to care, R44.
Robert Plant looks like Methuselah and Patti Smith has Marty Feldman eyes.
|by Anonymous||reply 46||03/21/2012|
They generally look just fine. Johnny Rotten and Meatloaf both looked like freaks when younger so of course they are not swoon-worthy now.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||03/21/2012|
OK, R42, let me rephrase it:
Jagger looks like his face has melted.
Richards looks like he's smoked 10 packs of Pall Malls a day from the crib.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||03/21/2012|
Since most of them weren't that great-looking even when they were young, their aged versions aren't that big a deal.
Patti Smith and Robert Plant and Mick Jagger and Steve Perry and Elton John look REALLY bad. Axl Rose has had so much plastic surgery he doesn't look real. Most of the others don't look that bad, probably due to careful plastic surgery and botox.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||03/21/2012|
Sinead still looks great! Mostly.
Great skin, lively look in her face. She may be a little chubby but she's had 4 kids and quite a few mental breakdowns.
She could do with some contacts and maybe lose the biker-chick outfits. And she also sounds amazing these days.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||03/21/2012|
A lot of these people were pretty unattractive to begin with. Joan Jett and Pat Benatar look great although I am sure some PS was involved.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||03/21/2012|
Jon Bonjovi actually looks better to me. He certainly wins if this is a contest.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||03/21/2012|
I saw Ringo and Paul at Ringo's 70th birthday at Radio City. I remember laughing at how Ringo turned out to be the best-looking Beatle in the end.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||03/21/2012|
For R40. Nuno Bettencourt. 45 yrs old. Damn
|by Anonymous||reply 54||03/21/2012|
[quote]Sinead still looks great! Mostly.
Not such a great feat, as she's also the youngest. At 45, she hadn't even been born by the time The Beatles, Rolling Stones, et al had multiple gold albums.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||03/21/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 56||03/21/2012|
[quote]If all the chunky ones lost a little weight, they'd look really good.
The reason they look better than the skinny ones is the extra weight.
Your ass or your face is real.
The Rolling Stones have made a ton of money, but they all look like shit. It's obvious the life was hard on them.
|by Anonymous||reply 57||03/21/2012|
[quote]The Rolling Stones have made a ton of money, but they all look like shit. It's obvious the life was hard on them.
...and they're older - by 20 years - than the 80's band guys!
Remove the hair on all four of them (most are wigs/weaves, anyway), and you'll see typical 70 year olds!
|by Anonymous||reply 58||03/21/2012|
I wish some of them would give up the rocker hair. They look homeless and living under the freeway overpass in a cardboard box.
|by Anonymous||reply 59||03/21/2012|
McCartney and Ringo look a hell of a lot better than Jagger and Richards.
Isn't Bill Wyman close to 80? He had to retire from the Stones a while ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||03/21/2012|
Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (not pictured in the link) has aged better than his bandmates. Must be that "natural elegance." I always thought he looked pretty good in the "Start Me Up" video, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||03/21/2012|
I notice a lot of oldster male rock stars -- Ringo, Roger Daltrey, Bill Wyman, Ozzie Osbourne, Bono, Elton John -- wear tinted glasses. I guess it hides some of their aging process.
|by Anonymous||reply 62||03/21/2012|
When I was a kid, I remeber we laughed at Charlie Watts and his wife Shirley and said, "They look like horses."
Well, now they are successful horse breeders.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||03/21/2012|
R61 - Charlie Watts is there. He's under Eric Clapton. But I agree, he looks very good for 70.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||03/21/2012|
Is Steve Perry now a lesbian? Meatloaf actually looks better, but there was so much room from that. Iggy Pop shold rethink the shirtless look at his age. Who did Linda Ronstadt devour?
|by Anonymous||reply 65||03/21/2012|
you know how drugs can sometimes cause users to hallucinate that they have cockroaches crawling around under their skin? I think in Iggy Pop's case, it's not a hallucination.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||03/22/2012|
You should see how Mick Taylor look these days.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||03/22/2012|
Mick is too vain and Ron Wood is too delusional to go out without their hair pieces.
Keith with au natural hair:
|by Anonymous||reply 68||03/23/2012|
I don't think Mick wears hair pieces.
|by Anonymous||reply 69||03/23/2012|
Bowie looks great for a man in his mid 60's.
Patti Smith tho'.... feck me! She looks like a bloke in drag! And why is Keef Richards wearing Pinocchio's nose? Whoda thunked it....
|by Anonymous||reply 70||03/23/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 71||04/04/2012|
Does anyone know if Howard Jones is gay? He was big in 80's New Wave.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||04/28/2012|
Steven Tyler from Aerosmith looks like a piece of crap right now.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||06/12/2012|
We aren't allowed to talk about ageing male rock stars as the Michfesters and Madonna queens might have their opinion that womadonna's are the only musicians judged by age and looks.
|by Anonymous||reply 74||06/12/2012|
Bruce and Bon Jovi look the best. Can't get over how hairy BJ was.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||06/12/2012|
Meat Loaf doesn't look that bad. I expected worse.
|by Anonymous||reply 76||06/12/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 77||06/12/2012|
Most of the men look like lesbians. Billy Idol, Annie Lennox and one of the Hearts chicks look good. So do Pat Benetar and Bon Jovi. Bowie REALLY has hit the wall.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||06/12/2012|
Billy Idol is pretty amazing, given the drugs, drink, and motorcycle accident.
I would do Tom Petty.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||06/12/2012|
Keep in mind some of these people have been famous for almost 50 years. The Stones hit it big in 1964. Grace Slick in 1967. That's a big difference from someone like Annie Lenox, who became famous in the 1980s.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||06/12/2012|
[quote] Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts has aged better than his bandmates
I would not be surprised if Charlie and Shirley have had plastic surgery. They are quite the social dandies in their county.
I know for a fact that Sherrell Aston revamped Rod Stewart's entire head about 10 years ago (though Stewart had a major nose job in the 1970s). You may not think Rod looks great, but he is nearly 70 and would look a hell of a lot worse if he hadn't had his face, forehead, chin and neck lifted. Think Keith Richards. Rod would be comparable without his surgeries.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||06/12/2012|
Speaking of Bowie, I don't think he's been seen in public for quite some time, any update on his supposed sickness?
|by Anonymous||reply 82||06/12/2012|
Grace Slick is now 72 (!) and I think she looks pretty damn good for a woman her age who did so many drugs and drank like a fish for decades. She's been clean and sober for a number of years now.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||06/12/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 84||06/12/2012|
Eric Clapton looks good in that pic at r68. I always thought he was sexy.
Linda Ronstadt turned into one of her idols, Rosemary Clooney. Unlike Clooney, Linda got off the stage when it was time to get off the stage.
So, who was Marty Balin fucking if it wasn't Grace Slick?
|by Anonymous||reply 85||06/13/2012|
I would do David Coverdale - provided he stuck a paperbag over his head and spoke to me during the whole thing - sexiest speaking voice in rock.
|by Anonymous||reply 86||06/13/2012|
Wasn't Charlie much more domesticated than the rest of the Stones? I heard once he didn't really get involved in drugs and didn't use groupies like the rest of them did.
Keith Richards should have been dead years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||06/13/2012|
[quote]Don't judge too harshly, you're going to be there too someday.
Speak for yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||06/13/2012|
I think most of them actually look better now than they did then.
I LOVE Bowie, but he was never beautiful. When he was young he was skinny, girly, and weird-looking, but that was his thing. He became somewhat handsome in the 80s and maintained that for quite a while until his recent health problems.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||06/13/2012|
Here's a recent publicity shot of Rod Stewart.
R81 wasn't kidding!! LOTS of work.
|by Anonymous||reply 90||06/13/2012|
I was at a party that Trudy Styler and Sting were at last fall. They were actually really laid back and approachable. And Sting looked GREAT. Slender, face slightly wrinkled, wearing a James Perse outfit, hair disheveled yet chic.
He is one 60-year old that I would hop in the sack with in a nanosecond.
|by Anonymous||reply 91||06/13/2012|
I know that heavy alcohol use and abuse will dehydrate your skin and can ruin your complexion, but most of these look more like the result of normal aging. Many of them actually look pretty good for their age and at least recognizable.
|by Anonymous||reply 92||06/13/2012|
David Coverdale used to smoke and drink. He has given both of them up. He has had too much botox on him.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||06/16/2012|
R87 - Charlie had a reputation for staying faithful to his wife, not partying much back in the day and generally being a decent guy.
Oddly, in his 40s he developed substance abuse problems, but only for a couple of years.
Here's an article from 2000 about him. Seems like a completely charming, low key guy.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||06/16/2012|
I think Billy Idol turned out great; did not find him hot in the 80s.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||06/16/2012|
Thanks for the link,[r94], seems like a good guy.
|by Anonymous||reply 96||06/16/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 97||06/16/2012|
Chrissie Hynde has not aged well, but she was, or maybe still is, a huge drinker.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||06/16/2012|
[r98], that's a REALLY bad picture of Chrissie Hynde. She looks much better here. No one over 30 looks great in a close-up.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||06/16/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 100||06/16/2012|
Steve Winwood gave up smoking marijuana thirty-two years ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||06/16/2012|
Who the hell does Mick Jagger think he's fooling with that wig he's been wearing for decades. His face looks like it's ready to slide off. Yuck.
You'd think he'd aged better after sucking the life out of all those virgins.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||06/16/2012|
Keith with au natural hair:r68
he looks like porter wagoner
|by Anonymous||reply 103||06/16/2012|
Gracie Slick looks like Boy George.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||06/16/2012|
Michael Stipe was quite beautiful with youth and long hair.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||06/16/2012|
Rob Halford from Judas Priest.
|by Anonymous||reply 106||06/17/2012|
|by Anonymous||reply 107||06/18/2012|
I actually thought most of these guys looked pretty good for being in their 60s and 70s.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||06/18/2012|
Basically, they all need to cut their hair.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||06/18/2012|
"I would have liked to see Janis Joplin age."
Unfortunately Janis had an old looking face as a young woman, had she lived given all her excesses, she would have looked terrible.
I loved Janis and Jimi, it would have been interesting to see what kind of careers they would have had with all the horrible changes in pop and rock music. Somehow, I could see Janis working with Jack White, he's really into the blues and the 60s and 70s era of British blues rock.
So, Sting and Trudie Styler are approachable? What party was this? They must have been drunk to the gills, because Trudie is one total nasty delusional bitch.
Years ago, a female friend stayed at Sting's NYC apartment for a few days, at the time she was dating one of Sting's entourage. The apartment was huge, so there was room for two people to not disturb Her Royal Highness Trudie. The apartment Sting owed at the time was a duplex.
I guess Trudie was bored or she really does like women, Trudie kept making passes at my friend, my friend is not bi and aftere being harassed by Trudie for a few days, she told Trudie off. Trudie was pissed that my friend didn't want to have sex with her, she threw my friend and her boyfriend out.
Sting seemed to be pussy whipped by Trudie, my friend was astonished that Sting had no say when she threw her and the boyfriend out. What a bitch. This was not the first time I'd heard negative things about Trudie, Years later, she was sued by her pregnant cook who worked for them at one of their homes in England. I think it involved the cook traveling fore hours to make Trudie SOUP!
Another part of the lawsuit involved Trudie reprimanding her cook for getting pregnant, meanwhile Trudie has been pumping out kids for years, the better to keep that Sting money coming, if she ever divorces him, she will still be set for life.
Trudie Styler lured Sting away from his first wife, an Irish stage actress, who happened to be her best friend, Trudie's a vile woman.
|by Anonymous||reply 110||06/18/2012|
If Steven Tyler has had a lot of work done, he needs to ask for a refund. David Bowie only became bloated after the heart problem due to the medication he is on. Bad news: Your nose and ears get bigger and drop just like your face whilst your eyes and lips become thinner and smaller. Boobs droop, butt sags, gets flatter and crushes together when you sit down, you lose height, sometimes go grey, get sun spots, sagging tum and Vulva, bladder weakens and all sorts of things go wrong That's life so always look on the bright side of it.:)
|by Anonymous||reply 111||02/03/2013|
[quote]Who the hell does Mick Jagger think he's fooling with that wig he's been wearing for decades.
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|by Anonymous||reply 113||03/12/2015|
|by Anonymous||reply 114||03/12/2015|
What's with the accusations about Jagger wearing a wig for decades? He's always had great thick hair, it is possible that there are great hair genes in this family.
If it's a wig, it's damn excellent. He must be using Beyonce's hair people.
Gluing a full wig on daily is not something a man, or a woman, enjoys doing. My brother is a hair stylist, he's seen cases where women with alopecia, who need to wear full hairpieces, the type which must be glued on throughout the entire scalp, sometimes develop allergies from the glue and the glue removers.
Wouldn't Jagger have to wear a wig all the time, due to paparazzi?
It anyone looks as if they are wearing bad extensions, it's Madonna. Her hair has been looking bad for awhile now, it looks dull, fried, dry and fake.
|by Anonymous||reply 115||04/22/2015|
Joan Jett is creeping into Real Housewife territory. She needs to cut that shit out.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||03/28/2016|
Eddie Van Halen looks like Charlie Sheen on a 2 week meth bender.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||03/28/2016|
|by Anonymous||reply 118||03/28/2016|
I remember seeing Eddie Van Halen at a Baja Fresh in Sherman Oaks/Studio City, while we both waited for a to-go order, about 15 years ago, and thinking "Holllllllllyyy shit!"
He especially suffers (and did, even then) in comparison to ex-wife, Valerie Bertinelli, who I had also seen around the area.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||03/28/2016|
R13 Tommy Lee was hot af like 10 years ago. He looks unwashed and dishevelled round the clock, but the body and face and hair underneath the thin film of grime look youthful considering his age.
Maybe he just carries the look off well. Confidence goes a hell of a long way, as do personal stylists.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||02/09/2017|
Sting ruined his looks in the mid 80s, when he got that nose job. He was really striking during his years with The Police. His wife has had so many surgeries her face looks slippery.
|by Anonymous||reply 121||02/09/2017|
The interesting thing is that the older ones--Jagger, McCartney, etc.--are sort of paving the path as far as aging rock star style goes. Before them it was all suits, all the time, for the most part. There's really no set playbook as to how to age properly in rock and these men/women are kind of making it up as they go. Rock is a young man's game with young man's clothes. Adapting must be tricky. (Unless you're Stevie Nicks and you pick a style and stick to it for 40 years because why not? You're Stevie Nicks.)
Bowie did it better than anyone. I saw him on tour in 2002, when he was frequently wearing that blue suit, and he looked gorgeous.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||02/09/2017|
I wish the OT link had not expired.
Otherwise, McCartney looks like shit. His nose is fucked, his cheeks are puffy and the hair has got to go.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||02/09/2017|
One of these guys aged a lot better than the other one...
|by Anonymous||reply 124||02/09/2017|
R122: it's not a young man's game anymore. There aren't really young, fresh rock stars anymore, so the times have caught up with them. I'm surprised Tom petty aged relatively well. He was never a looker, but I expected him to go bald with that wispy hair and he never did.
Until he had to be on meds David Bowie won this contest hands down. Most of these goys weren't beauties to begin with so it matters a lot less. Their appeal might have been sex/youth, but it wasn't physical perfection.
I watched The Last Waltz for the first time a few weeks ago - a very unattractive group of humans. Would they even try to be in the biz today? Can't decide if I'm happy I missed that era or not. On the one hand, it allowed talent to take precedence and yet - ye gods, that was atrocious. Dylan came on at the end and even in the worst possible '70s era for style, he still subtly outcooled everyone.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||02/09/2017|
Guys, rock music is the profession ugly guys pursue so that they can fuck attractive women who would otherwise shun them.
It's not easy to find a really attractive rock star.
|by Anonymous||reply 126||02/09/2017|
Kristofferson was good looking.
|by Anonymous||reply 127||02/09/2017|
Here's OP's link again
|by Anonymous||reply 128||02/09/2017|
Here's Siouxsie Sioux at the Ivors awards in 2012, she would have been 55 at the time.
|by Anonymous||reply 129||02/09/2017|
It looks like pig noses drop too. Thank God. I'm 40 and and piggy nosed. I hate it.
|by Anonymous||reply 130||02/09/2017|
This gorgeous interviewer asks Vince Neil & Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue their feelings about 'ageing as a rockstar' and as 'Lost Boys', and they give typically pithy responses.
[quote] NEIL: "(beat) Getting old's a bitch."
[quote] SIXX: "The way I see it you have two choices: grow old, or die."
Nikki actually looks amazing for his age, looking more attractive and youthful nearing 60 than he did at 30.
|by Anonymous||reply 131||02/11/2017|
R119 I sometimes wonder if there's a deeper reason than basic attraction & status-signalling to the whole 'rockstar-marries-a-model' cliche. Even when their short careers end, women like that have the confidence to turn heads wherever they go I.e. attract attention....and if there's one thing a rockstar needs to live, it's attention. A rockstar with a model wife can keep a spotlight on himself even if his looks fade...
Or he's closeted, the model is a big old red flag for that, too.
This doesn't seem to happen with female rockstars, though, who are usually either openly & happily lesbian or are openly & happily married to very plain-looking and ordinary non-showbiz dudes.
|by Anonymous||reply 132||02/13/2017|
Aw R131, Vince had such a naturally pretty face, why the surgery? That Celebrity Skin pressure is evil.
They have both been through a lot and it shows, but Vince has had it worse. He buried his baby daughter, had the accident, battled the bottle...and critics and fans won't kiss his ass for it like they do with Nikki.
|by Anonymous||reply 133||02/14/2017|
If Nikki Sixx would just stop with the shoe polish black hair dye and let a bit of grey in, he would look amazing.
And even though I want to slap myself or saying this, because I loathe him, Ted Nugent really looks good.
Steve Perry ad Paul McCartney really do look like matronly lesbians.
|by Anonymous||reply 134||02/14/2017|
[quote] If Nikki Sixx would just stop with the shoe polish black hair dye and let a bit of grey in, he would look amazing.
His commitment to the gimmick is weird, particularly for someone who claims to resent the image of his past. Certainly his fans would have forgiven him if Y2K hit and he decided not to dye his hair/beard anymore?
It's not even confirmed what his natural hair color is, as pre-Crue pics of him are so scarce (and all in b/w). The assumption is dark brown as he's got mixed-Italian blood but that's a guess. He did have glasses as a kid.
|by Anonymous||reply 135||02/17/2017|
Most of these have been smoking 40 a day for the last 40-50 years and that has aged them more than drink and drugs.
|by Anonymous||reply 136||02/17/2017|
R130, pig noses don't drop, they spread.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||02/17/2017|
R136 don’t they say, when it comes to aging hedonistically, that wine, speed & w**d are fine indeed; but cr*ck, cigs & beer age you years?
|by Anonymous||reply 138||02/18/2017|