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Rock stars who seem gay

We all know that Rob Halford of Judas Priest is out and proud, but what about the rockers who always pinged but have never officially declared they were gay?

I always thought David Lee Roth pinged to high heaven, as well as Paul Stanley from Kiss and Poison's drummer, Rikki Rockett.

by Anonymousreply 19705/04/2017

Did Billy Squier ever come out?

by Anonymousreply 107/07/2013

You simply cannot convince me that John Cougar Mellencamp has never had a man's tongue up his hole.

by Anonymousreply 207/07/2013

Al Stewart.

by Anonymousreply 307/07/2013

Mellencamp? You know, I never really thought he pinged, but now that you mention it...

by Anonymousreply 407/07/2013

Anyone think Rod Stewart ever dabbled?

by Anonymousreply 507/07/2013

EPIC fail. who gives a shit about nasty smelly rock musicians. ewwwwww

by Anonymousreply 607/07/2013

David Lee Roth has GOT to be gay. Has he ever been linked to any woman? He was posing as a macho, longhaired rocker back in the day for adoring, screaming female fans so I can see why they'd want him to stay in the closet but what's the deal now.

Paul Stanley is a flaming queen.

by Anonymousreply 707/07/2013

Bowie and Jagger were fuck buddies at one time.

I always thought Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were kinda close. Didn't Steven recently reveal that he once had a homosexual encounter?

by Anonymousreply 807/07/2013

Pet Gays

America, I’m not your pet gay.

America, I never said I wanted to marry you. Can’t we just live together?

America, I’m not a Care Bear on your suburban lawn with an adopted Guatemalan baby in my arms and my legal-in-twelve-states-and-DC husband weeping beside me and humming the score of Rent through his grateful tears.

America, I’m not a happy happy drag queen sent to earth by Jesus, Cher, and Harvey Fierstein to teach joy and love and endurance to straight people in tour buses. . .

by Anonymousreply 907/07/2013

[quote]who gives a shit about nasty smelly rock musicians. ewwwwww

Apparently you do, shithead. Otherwise why waste your precious time in the thread?

by Anonymousreply 1007/07/2013

Both Roth and Stanley are rumored to be at least bi (I think Martha Quinn outed Paul Stanley by accident on the Howard Stern show - she was talking about going out on a date with him and Howard asked if they fucked and she some something to the effect of Paul bowling in an entirely different lane - they went on a bowling date).

Roth is also said to be hung like a mule..he has self described it as a baby's arm holding an apple.

by Anonymousreply 1107/07/2013

David Lee Roth is definitely a closet case.

I always thought some of the Duran Duran guys were gay. I can't remember who is who in that band. It was either Simon Le Bon or one of the other ones. But apparently, I'm wrong.

by Anonymousreply 1207/07/2013

[quote]David Lee Roth has GOT to be gay. Has he ever been linked to any woman

He dated Apollonia from "Purple Rain" in the early '80s, but outside of that, I've never seen him linked to any woman.

by Anonymousreply 1307/07/2013

seriously Rod Stewart??? has no one heard the old rumors about him passing out on stage and getting his stomach pumped to find out it was full of cum?? God that one is older than datalounge i think. There were always rumors about him and bowie.

by Anonymousreply 1407/07/2013

[quote]Roth is also said to be hung like a mule..he has self described it as a baby's arm holding an apple.

Well DAMN!

by Anonymousreply 1507/07/2013

[quote]seriously Rod Stewart??? has no one heard the old rumors about him passing out on stage and getting his stomach pumped to find out it was full of cum??

That's an old wives tale that has also been linked to Lil' Kim and Jordan Knight of New Kids on the Block.

by Anonymousreply 1607/07/2013

I find it hard to imagine that the Cure's Robert Smith hasn't at least dabbled.

I mean, "Man Inside My Mouth"? Really?

by Anonymousreply 1707/07/2013

There are plenty of rumors on Bono as well, One of the guys from Missing Persons is at least bi, Warren something..and has plenty of nude pics floating around...pretty hot bod and nice cock if I remember..

lead singer from Metallica always pinged for me as well...

by Anonymousreply 1807/07/2013

So many decades and the question of gay rockers-unlike actors and pop stars-was ever properly opened. I always thought there would be tons of interesting discoveries waiting to be uncovered. Seriously,why would rock`n`roll be gay-deficient?

by Anonymousreply 1907/07/2013

Billy Squire indeed

by Anonymousreply 2007/07/2013

The Monkees seem gay, especially Micky Dolenz.

by Anonymousreply 2107/07/2013

Was never properly opened,that is.

by Anonymousreply 2207/07/2013

Billy Bragg. Listen to "Trust":

by Anonymousreply 2307/07/2013

[quote]There are plenty of rumors on Bono as well

Wow, never knew that. His ass (back in the day) was delicious.

[quote]lead singer from Metallica always pinged for me as well...

Hetfield? He is kind of hot, but he never pinged for me. What about him pings?

[quote]One of the guys from Missing Persons is at least bi, Warren something

Warren Cuccurullo. He was also in Duran Duran for a time. Massive dick and hot, muscular bod. He posed on the cover of the Brazillian gay mens' magazine G, and he also did a few amateur pornos (a couple of them where he's taking a pink dildo, and several hot j/o ones).

by Anonymousreply 2407/07/2013

More bisexual men than gays in this world.

by Anonymousreply 2507/07/2013

Rob Zombie is married to that chick who he always puts in his movies, but he sort of pings for me too--not like he's out and out gay, but that he's so freaky that he wouldn't mind dabbling if the situation ever presented itself. I know he's not everyone's cup of tea but, besides the fact that he looks dirty and like he smells of b.o., there's something hot about him.

by Anonymousreply 2607/07/2013

Roddy Bottum of FAITH NO MORE is openly gay. Bottum wrote the lyrics for FNM's "Be Aggressive", a song about going down on a man. Hot FNM lead singer Mike Patton said he had no trouble singing the homoerotic lyrics.

by Anonymousreply 2707/07/2013

Paul TOTALLY flames in this vid...

by Anonymousreply 2807/07/2013

Jani Lane.

by Anonymousreply 2907/07/2013

I knew a super-hot bi-guy musician who claimed he had sex with Bono the first time they came to town and played a large club. Said he was nice and wouldn't give any details. Who knows...

by Anonymousreply 3007/07/2013

With a name like Bottum he just has to be a top. Just imagine if he is a bottom?I can see the headline now after a random hookup...Buttom Bottoms!

by Anonymousreply 3107/07/2013

And then there's Bobby

by Anonymousreply 3207/07/2013

Over 30 posts and not a single mention of Prince?

by Anonymousreply 3307/07/2013

It was just a matter of time, R33

by Anonymousreply 3407/07/2013

Prince shockingly is not gay. He even calls it out in his own music (Controversy - "am I black or white, am I straight or gay?")

He is a notorious womanizer and for his height is rumored to be sporting a giant dick (rumor is 9" on a 5'2" man..must look like a third leg).

Perry Ferrel (sp?) from Jane's Addiciton/Porno for Pyros is famously BI, as is Dave Navaro, Anthony Kedis, Scott Weiland and a few other of the grunge metal era men.

by Anonymousreply 3507/07/2013

I think Prince is in the very least bi. I mean, he seems a major pussy hound from his songs, but he HAS to have some sugar in his tank.

Navarro and Kedis are totally hot, as was Scott Weiland before he went all apeshit with the drugs. Isn't Pat Smear gay too?

by Anonymousreply 3607/07/2013

Steven Van Zandt. Go to 3:45 in this video. He wants to blow Bruce.

And what the FUCK with the headgear? Dude, we know you're bald.

by Anonymousreply 3707/07/2013

What video?

by Anonymousreply 3807/07/2013

Sorry.

by Anonymousreply 3907/07/2013

Bruce was fucking HOT back then, so I can see why Steven wanted to blow him. Unfortunately, the red-headed tart in the band had her sights set on the then-married Bruce.

by Anonymousreply 4007/07/2013

Glenn Danzig always seems angry, like he's hiding something.

by Anonymousreply 4107/08/2013

Ace Frehley once told a friend of mine that Paul Stanley was bisexual.

And in Peter Criss's tell-all book (yes, I actually read it) he says that Ace Frehley crawled under a blanket in Criss's hotel bed (while Criss was making out with some chick)and that Ace blew him.

by Anonymousreply 4207/08/2013

Freddy Mercury

by Anonymousreply 4307/08/2013

[quote]Freddy Mercury

seems gay???

by Anonymousreply 4407/10/2013

That's hot, R42.

by Anonymousreply 4507/10/2013

I always thought Sylvester was gay, but who knows?

by Anonymousreply 4607/10/2013

R8 I always thought Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were kinda close. Didn't Steven recently reveal that he once had a homosexual encounter?"

Steven was clearly obsessed with Joe. An old Behind the Music on VH1 hinted at something. Their producer made a comment he couldn't figure out who was doing what with who (meaning Steven, Joe and their wives at the time.)

by Anonymousreply 4707/10/2013

What about Henry Rollins? I've heard rumors about him for years. I'd like to know about more classic rock guys from the 60s and 70s...there's got to be some stories out there!

by Anonymousreply 4807/11/2013

EVERYONE mentioned in this thread is archaic. Ugh. Don't gay guys listen to new music anymore?

by Anonymousreply 4907/11/2013

The problem is not that the names mentioned in this thread are archaic, r43, it is that there are no real "rock stars" (in the classic sense...) anymore, just as there is little decent music created these days.

Back to topic...Rod Stewart was known to be included in a group of gay/bi British rockers who called each other women's names. I saw this on a documentary of Freddie Mercury. Freddie was on camera laughing about this, and while he didn't say they were gay outright, the message was clear, as the group included Freddie, Elton, Rod, etc., etc.

by Anonymousreply 5007/11/2013

Robert Plant and Jimmy Page seems bi. I know they were notorious pussy hounds back on the day, but they both give off a bi vibe.

by Anonymousreply 5107/11/2013

yes we listen to new music but rocks start are actually out sometimes...

But to make you happy . Pete Wentz. I hear rumors he likes his meat on the side.

by Anonymousreply 5207/11/2013

Both Ray & Dave Davies of The Kinks have spoken openly of their bisexuality...but not until they were much older. No one seemed to care or make anything of it.

by Anonymousreply 5307/11/2013

Joan Jett. She seems gay to me.

by Anonymousreply 5407/11/2013

Frank Black

by Anonymousreply 5507/11/2013

Doesn't that Billie Joe Something-or-other from Green Day identify as bi?

He could be a hot little number.

If he'd shower.

by Anonymousreply 5607/11/2013

Bob Mould (formerly of Husker Du) is out.

by Anonymousreply 5707/11/2013

what about billy duffy of the cult?

by Anonymousreply 5812/05/2013

Have you seen the singer from Artic Monkeys, the way the moves when performing? Seems gay to me...

by Anonymousreply 5912/05/2013

Paul Masvidal and Sean Reinert of the metal band Cynic have come out.

by Anonymousreply 6005/08/2014

Relax. Don't do it. When you wanna CUM!

by Anonymousreply 6105/08/2014

Philip Anselmo, formerly Pantera & Darryl Abbott, too for that matter (RIP)

Jon Bon Jovi always seemed a little suspect.

I've always wondered about Mike Patton.

He was married to a woman for a while, I think, but they broke up. According to him, he was touring too much for it to work out.

by Anonymousreply 6205/09/2014

Ezra Koenig from "Vampire Weekend" is cute enough to have gay rumors about him. The drummer is hot, too.

by Anonymousreply 6305/09/2014

r63, I thought he was out?

by Anonymousreply 6405/09/2014

Rostam is out, R64.

by Anonymousreply 6505/10/2014

Michael Hutchence: any stories?

by Anonymousreply 6605/10/2014

Thinks for the video, R28 - for a minute, I thought I was watching Liza Minnelli's audition tape for Cabaret.

by Anonymousreply 6705/10/2014

Jon Bon Jovi once alluded to the fact that he and Richie Sambora once got a little "too close." Who knows if he was making that up of if they made out or what.

But I agree, rock publicists seem to keep those door sealed tighter than Hollywood.

Ad all the musicians here identified as bi all either have girlfriends or were married.

by Anonymousreply 6805/10/2014

Several members of Duran Duran seemed suspect to me and now that I think of it, all five of them got married during 1984-85 at the height of their fame. It was like one after the mother.

by Anonymousreply 6905/10/2014

I still have a hard time picturing Boy George and the sexy Jon Moss as a couple. Moss seemed so uncomfortable about the entire thing.

by Anonymousreply 7005/10/2014

Hunter Haye

by Anonymousreply 7105/10/2014

Bob Mould is gay.

Keith Murray from, We Are Scientists, seems gay but apparently has a long term girlfriend.

Sorta like Sufan Stevens who was rumored to be gay, but is now rumored to be married with kids. This is thought to be him getting a bj from a girl on Pirates of the Caribbean ride.

by Anonymousreply 7205/10/2014

R56 Yeah, Billie Joe Armstrong is openly bi, and he's hot as hell. Same as Brian Molko from Placebo.

by Anonymousreply 7305/10/2014

[quote]Jon Bon Jovi once alluded to the fact that he and Richie Sambora once got a little "too close."

Tell us more.

by Anonymousreply 7405/10/2014

I had no idea about Dave Davies. Googled it and he apparently live with TV presenter Michael Aldred for a time. I can't seem to track down a pic of Aldred. He was one of the presenters of the pop music show Ready Steady Go. Can anyone confirm if the guy in this clip is him?

by Anonymousreply 7505/10/2014

Broken hearted about Sufjan being a creep. Delete and punch itunes.

by Anonymousreply 7605/10/2014

I never heard any rumors of Bono being gay. In fact, all the rumors have been about his affairs with other women: Christy Turlington, Andrea Corr, Winona Ryder. I've heard lesbian rumors about his bitchy wife Alison, though.

There's always been rumors about Paul Stanley being gay. Maybe he's bi; he had an affair with the actress Donna Dixon (she dumped him for Dan Akroyd!) and he's married now, with three kids. Ace Frehley was known for making out with guys. He was totally blotto on drugs or alcohol most of the time so he probably has some sexual experiences with men. Same with Peter Criss. A former friend of Frehley's named Gordon Gelbert wrote a scathing book about him called "Kiss and Tell." He said at a party or something Criss and Frehley got into a shouting match about which one of them had blown the other one first: "You blew ME first! No it was you who blew ME first!" I think this went on in the presence of their wives. Gene Simmons is the only member of Kiss who hasn't been outed as gay or bi. His reputation was that of an indiscriminate pussy hound who would fuck anything. Frehley said he gave the rest of the band crabs; seems all their costumes would be packed in one trunk and they all got infested with crabs due to Simmons being chronically afficted with them.

by Anonymousreply 7705/10/2014

I don't know if it counts.

And I don't know if it were said before on this thread.

But "The Artist Formally Known As Prince", comes across as very fruity. So what if he's "had" or is around lots of women. Ever heard of something called a "BEARD"!?.

by Anonymousreply 7805/10/2014

[quote]The Artist Formally Known As Prince

He hasn't been "known" by that name since the 1990s.

by Anonymousreply 7905/10/2014

Dave Davies was fucking sex on legs in the '60s.

by Anonymousreply 8005/10/2014

R79

I understand that. Hence the quotations.

It was a silly little joke referencing the multitude of times that he's changed his name and his many logos.

by Anonymousreply 8105/10/2014

Davies talks about some of his "experimentation" here.

by Anonymousreply 8205/10/2014

What about Pharrell Williams?

by Anonymousreply 8305/10/2014

Olivia Newton-Lez

Karen Carpetmuncher

Boy George Michael

by Anonymousreply 8401/12/2017

Can't believe no one has mentioned Brandon Flowers of the Killers

by Anonymousreply 8501/12/2017

Dave Gahan

by Anonymousreply 8601/12/2017

Nick Rhodes of Duran Duran.

by Anonymousreply 8701/12/2017

I know he finally came out in the 90s but it was always obvious throughout the 80s that Mike Stipe was a big MO. In an insanely talented MO.

R86 add Martin Gore

In fact all the 80s new wavers seemed gay. Howard Jones, the guy from Thompson Twins. Etc

The guys from OMD must be gay, right?

by Anonymousreply 8801/12/2017

88 replies and not one mention of Lindsey Buckingham? He pings to high heaven. I remember former Sex Pistol Steve Jones calling him "that bloke in Fleetwood Mac who looks like a bird (Brit term for "girl").

by Anonymousreply 8901/12/2017

Freddie Mercury never declared.

I think Mika finally declared he's "bi," but I figure he's gayer than he admits.

Bowie declared a gay phase, then recanted. He was credibly witnessed to be bisexual with a preference for women but guarded and full of shit about it.

Janelle Monae is in a glass closet.

I think Gavin Rossdale is gayer than he admits.

After reading multiple accounts, I've decided that Tim Curry is straight. But he sure seems gay!

Trent Reznor has written some faggy-ass lyrics ("How'd you get so big? / How did you get so strong? / How did it get so hard? How did it get so long?"). I sure could have used an openly bisexual role model like him when I was coming out and he was blowing up. Thank god for Billie Joe Armstrong!

Gary Glitter diddles little boys.

Which brings me to Michael Jackson.

by Anonymousreply 9001/12/2017

It's a pity they don't make rock stars anymore, really.

by Anonymousreply 9101/12/2017

Tim Curry straight?

by Anonymousreply 9201/12/2017

I do love that Squier video; it's lost none of its charm and allure. As a young in the closet twenty-something gayling you had to take what rare stimulus you could easily find!

by Anonymousreply 9301/12/2017

R90, Like Bowie, Billie Joe recanted his bisexuality and relabeled himself as straight.

GLAD his fake bi-ness helped you in your "journey."

by Anonymousreply 9401/12/2017

Scott Weiland may not have been gay but in this video he and Ashley Hamilton practically kiss at :35 and he's dressed in a corset, stockings, and pumps beginning at 1:35 (on the right). An interesting story I've heard is that when he walked out in drag his wife got upset and walked off the set. If he was just doing it to be controversial why would she be upset?

by Anonymousreply 9501/12/2017

[quote]You simply cannot convince me that John Cougar Mellencamp has never had a man's tongue up his hole.

Come on baby, make it hurt so good!

by Anonymousreply 9601/12/2017

Dave Navarro and Anthony Keidas make out at 4:00 in this very homoerotic video . Too bad the song is lame.

by Anonymousreply 9701/12/2017

Also I always thought the lyrics to the RHCP's "give it away" we're ... Interesting

"My mom I love her 'cause she love m Long gone are the times when she scrub me Feelin' good my brother gonna hug me Drink my juice young love chug-a-lug me"

by Anonymousreply 9801/12/2017

Fix formatting

My mom I love her 'cause she love me

Long gone are the times when she scrub me

Feelin' good my brother gonna hug me

Drink my juice young love chug-a-lug me

by Anonymousreply 9901/12/2017

Two guys from the Strokes but one married an older beard.

by Anonymousreply 10001/12/2017

Ohhhh! Flea and Anthony both gay but no one ever told them.

by Anonymousreply 10101/12/2017

Flea's been out for years.

by Anonymousreply 10201/12/2017

Lindsey Buckingham

by Anonymousreply 10301/12/2017

R89 agree! especially after he shaved and even with all the body hair in the world he looked gay as fuck and girlier than both of his female bandmates combined.

by Anonymousreply 10401/12/2017

[quote]EPIC fail. who gives a shit about nasty smelly rock musicians. ewwwwww

You're right...gay men don't react to rock musicians the way straight women do. It's not our aesthetic.

That being said as a kid in the 80s I thought a young Rob Halford was HAF.

Also, Kevin DuBrow from Quiet Riot always set off my alarms.

by Anonymousreply 10501/12/2017

[quote]You're right...gay men don't react to rock musicians the way straight women do. It's not our aesthetic.

Speak for yourself

by Anonymousreply 10601/12/2017

R102, I've never heard of Flea being out.

by Anonymousreply 10701/12/2017

Oops, you're right, r102. I've thought he was out for years but I've just checked and I've got some major wires crossed. Married twice and hetero (but clearly gay friendly). Apologies.

by Anonymousreply 10801/12/2017

Um, last post directed at r107 not r102. Sigh. Time for bed.

by Anonymousreply 10901/12/2017

If there's an ELDER GAY post and thread - THIS IS IT. All these rock stars are in their 60's, 70's and probably older.

by Anonymousreply 11001/12/2017

Yawn. That's because the most widely known rock n roll acts are from the 20th century, r110. Please do name some contemporary rock n roll household names who seem gay to you.

by Anonymousreply 11101/12/2017

Pete Townsend dabbled. Paul Stanley, according to guitar tech. Kirk Brandon had a thing with Boy George. Steve Jones of the Pistols admits in his very good biography that he occasionally let blokes blow him.

Billy Idol groped a mate while asking him to join him in a fourgy. When my mate asked him he just said " well, we'll see what happens...".

Morrissey, tiresomely obtuse, but had a little skinhead boyfriend back in the 80s.

by Anonymousreply 11201/12/2017

Agree about Frank Black. Was surprised (and bummed) to find out that he was straight.

by Anonymousreply 11301/13/2017

Lindsay Buckingham is not a fag and I'm the dame to prove it!

by Anonymousreply 11401/13/2017

The real Stevie knows how to spell "Lindsey."

by Anonymousreply 11501/13/2017

[quote]Pete Townsend dabbled

Judging from Townsend's own paean to rough trade, "Rough Boys" and the accompanying video...I'd say he's done more than just "dabble".

by Anonymousreply 11601/13/2017

Brandon Boyd x Jared Leto were super-close for years. Like trips down to Brazil together-close. Had a major falling out when Brandon Boyd got serious with his now-wife. No more trips. Don't even talk anymore.

by Anonymousreply 11701/13/2017

Bernie "My Man" Leadon

by Anonymousreply 11801/29/2017

Robert Smith. When asked about the song "A Man Inside My Mouth" in an interview it was about going to the dentist...okaaaay maybe, but in reading some other lyrics he's written over the years like getting fucked on the floor with the accompanying lyrics "... push my guts all inside out" and references to bondage, I just cannot believe he hasn't dabbled.

by Anonymousreply 11902/09/2017

Nobody mentioned Lou Reed yet? And Iggy Pop seems more into women (or should I say girls...didn't he have one as young as 11??!!), but surely did some same-sex experimenting at least.

by Anonymousreply 12002/09/2017

Two of the Strokes.

by Anonymousreply 12102/09/2017

Nikki Sixx acts like he's always hated Vince Neil and just put up with him for the sake of the Brand, but I don't believe him. I've seen them together in interviews and one of them has definitely tried it on with the other, there's just weird awkward vibes. Even if it was a groupie/threesome situation.

by Anonymousreply 12202/11/2017

R121 that would be Jules, and.....?

by Anonymousreply 12302/11/2017

Here, R122. Think he's pretty open about it?

by Anonymousreply 12402/12/2017

There's been many GN'R rumors over the years - Axl is bi, Duff is a closet case, Sorum is a closet case...

by Anonymousreply 12502/13/2017

R83 Pharrell isn't a rockstar, babe.

R93 Scott (RIP) was more or less openly bi by the end of his life/career. He was an open-minded dude.

R95 'Give It Away' is lyrically about general STDs and promiscuity without regard to gender, I believe. Could be HIV references in there, cba to chase it up. R102 that's a wild assertion about Flea, receipts?

by Anonymousreply 12602/13/2017

What about the 2 guys in Savage Garden? Obviously they were lovers.

by Anonymousreply 12702/13/2017

We call it 'Road Gay', R122. You know how it is; you're all fired up after a show, you're halfway to drunk, your bassist looks like a chick and he's wearing his girlfriend's pants, things get a little crazy....

by Anonymousreply 12802/13/2017

Davey Havok from AFI is rumored to be gay

Pete Wentz, openly bi

Brandon Flowers is deep in the closet

Henry Rollins

Debbie Harry I think came out as bi several years ago

by Anonymousreply 12902/13/2017

As a young gayling I had a mad crush on Peter Frampton. He had a delicate quality about him that made me think he might be gay. I'd spend hours listening to FRAMPTON COMES ALIVE! and wishing he'd wrap those luscious lips around my dick

by Anonymousreply 13002/13/2017

Scott Weiland had a way about him . . .

by Anonymousreply 13102/13/2017

and another . . .

by Anonymousreply 13202/13/2017

Scott with Velvet Revolver.

Duff said in an interview that Scott, when sober, was a great friend and someone he would want to be friends with for life. He was very talented but people loved to put him down because he was a junkie.

If anyone has read about him (his book and his ex wife's), it is clear (if he's telling the truth) that he's straight. That doesn't mean he wasn't bi though, or even in the closet.

The guys in STP sometimes kissed and showed affection, some say because the DeLeo brothers (bass and guitar players) are Italian. Who knows?

by Anonymousreply 13302/13/2017

Mr. Hetfield from Metallica doesn't seem gay, but once James cut his hair, I wanted to sleep with him.

by Anonymousreply 13402/13/2017

*And if she is telling the truth in her book.

by Anonymousreply 13502/13/2017

Iggy said something to the effect of "Assholing can be fun but you're just fucking yourself". If you take as many drugs as he did in the 70s, any port in a storm will do.

by Anonymousreply 13602/13/2017

Christ, take your pick.

by Anonymousreply 13702/13/2017

[quote] "It's a BOOONNDDDAAGGE SOOONNNG."

The way Nikki looks at Vince terrifies both him and me.

by Anonymousreply 13802/13/2017

R134 Metallica were among the most strait-laced of all the 80s rock scene (like Iron Maiden, they avoided needles and strippers and stuck to beer and pot), but they aged the best so maybe there's something to not selling your soul...

James is sexy, and even more so because he had to grow into it.

by Anonymousreply 13902/13/2017

R100 Are you talking about the one married to Amanda de Cabernet? Or whatever her name is.

by Anonymousreply 14002/13/2017

Alcoholica straight-laced? Avoiding strippers? Ha ha. Slash on Hetfield:

[QUOTE]Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield from Metallica came over and we did some outrageous partying. Sally was there and I remember there was a girl that James wanted to fuck and I let him take her into my bedroom. They were in there for a while and I had to get in there to get something, so I crept in quietly and saw James head-fucking her. He was standing on the bed, ramming her head against the wall, moaning in that thunderous voice of his, just slamming away, and bellowing "That'll be fine! That'll be fine! Yes! That'll be fine!"

by Anonymousreply 14102/13/2017

[quote] ...moaning in that thunderous voice of his, just slamming away, and bellowing "That'll be fine! That'll be fine! Yes! That'll be fine!"

You just know those will end up as the lyrics to 'Unforgiven III'.

by Anonymousreply 14202/14/2017

Also, Slash needs gtfo while people are in flagrante. There must be fifty stories of him pulling these antics. Voyeur.

by Anonymousreply 14302/14/2017

Roddy Bottum does bottom. Trust me.

by Anonymousreply 14402/14/2017

Strangely considering how they performed & dressed, Crue weren't at all a fan-service band R122. But Nikki's interest in theatrics (and KISS) and consistent choices of younger, prettier band-mates like Ashba does make one pause. 'Girls, Girls, Girls' - overcompensation?

by Anonymousreply 14502/14/2017

A 30-something Nikki Sixx in leather pants is something to behold. The women & men of Moscow must have thrown themselves at him.

Vince was also a babe, and one of the best (& worst) rock frontmen of the 80s. He was showy & energetic with an endearing sense of humor (compare to nervy Axl triggered into droning, boring shadiness). When Vince belts notes (see YT link) he's got an edge comparable to any bluesy diva you'd care to name (Cee Cee James, Koko Taylor, Nancy Wilson) and his voice sounds lively & exciting on record. But when it comes to clearly singing through a live number, he falls apart. 'SHREEEOOHHAARRHHHGBLLLAAAOOOWW'. It takes some getting used to.

And it's not just him, the whole band have the same problem of throwing notes into a heap. You get why Nikki smashed up his bass so often, apparently it didn't often do what he wanted or expected it to do. Didn't they ever rehearse? (before 1997?)

by Anonymousreply 14602/14/2017

Steel Panther.

That is all.

by Anonymousreply 14702/14/2017

Jonathan Davis of kOrn was sent to school counselling because teachers thought he was gay and messed up about it. He wasn't, he just had a lot of angst and like wearing a skirt.

by Anonymousreply 14802/15/2017

Vince Neil wrote lyrics (uncharacteristically) on his solo record Exposed (1992?), and one of the songs ('Set Me Free') was clearly either written from the POV of a trussed-up sub...or from the POV of a guy at the mercies of someone much bigger & stronger than he is, R138 (not that it's hard to be bigger than Vince).

Tracii Guns also once called Vince, 'Roth, made evil', OP/R11.

by Anonymousreply 14902/15/2017

Are you actually still debating if David Lee Roth is a homosexual?

by Anonymousreply 15002/15/2017

C.C. Deville of Poison pinged to high heaven. I was never a huge metal fan, but still...

ALL of the Chili Peppers except maybe the drummer Chad Smith seem very gay.

Courtney Taylor-Taylor from the Dandy Warhols surprised me (and possibly others) by marrying a lady. He would have been a spectacular gay rock star, and David LaChapelle directed one of their videos back in the day, which also threw me off.

Morrissey seems gay. Apparently this is still news to him.

I read Johnny Marr's autobiography over the holidays and his attraction to Morrissey sounds pretty bisexual to me - I get that he's still married to the girlfriend from the late 1970's but the attachment to Morrissey read beyond typical bromance to me.

I continue to lament the reverse-closeting of David Bowie.

by Anonymousreply 15102/15/2017

It's hard to picture Bryan Adams with any woman.

by Anonymousreply 15202/15/2017

But doesn't the adage run, 'get your money for nothing, and your *chicks* for free'?

by Anonymousreply 15302/16/2017

Vince was probably into it, R138. When Nikki first met him, Vince was only eating because he agreed to be 'kept' by his boss's daughter.

by Anonymousreply 15402/16/2017

It would be excellent if the guy acting in the Harem Scarem video for 'Die Off Hard' was gay irl because he was Keanu-levels of beautiful. That bone structure...like whoa. Ofc he played a straight guy in the video.

by Anonymousreply 15502/17/2017

iirc Ville Valo, unearthly lead vocalist of Finnish rock-band HIM, had a close friendship with Bam Margera that fans misinterpreted.

by Anonymousreply 15602/18/2017

Vince Neil outed KISS on an episode of the 'The List' sometime in 2000, OP.

Vince voted to have KISS struck from the ranked 'list' of 'Sex, Drugs and Rock n'Roll Bands', because he felt their groupie antics were set-ups. In his words, "if you have to stage it, then you ain't doin' it." He should know first-hand, as early in their careers Motley Crue toured with KISS.

On the same episode Nikki Sixx expressed his admiration for the Rolling Stones and their gay-friendliness. He mentioned to Mick Jagger's sexual ambiguity, saying Mick caught his attention for being "decadent - you didn't know what he was having sex with. A male, a female...".

by Anonymousreply 15702/23/2017

Nikki's vocal fry is the WORST.

by Anonymousreply 15802/25/2017

This thread is a pile of shit. It's reading like a Fraus tea party. Oh they dabbled in homo sex, but trust me they are STRAIGHT now. They even say so in their biographies and interviews. It MUST be true!

I want to retch at most of them so this isn't coming from a place of delusional wish fulfullment but most of these guys are seriously closeted. Recanted being bi. Yeah right only to the interviewer and as soon as she leaves off you go to twirl on that cock hiding in the back room.

There cannot be that many Bi guys all in one cluster, especially with the pressure of being masculine and one of their core functions is to appeal sexy to women. As we all know execs freak out at having their money makers be gay for fear of lost money. Even Bi is a pathetic label used by men that don't want to admit or fully commit to being gay. Remember Bi is far more palatable to delicate sensitivities and those easily offended.

Honestly if it fucking walks like a duck and quacks like a duck. It's a gay duck.

by Anonymousreply 15902/25/2017

What about david gilmour from pink floyd? I get bi vibes from him.

by Anonymousreply 16002/25/2017

R160 Is so damn cute, raising a hand to chime in politely. One imagines him a quintessential Floyd fan, a soft-spoken mathlete with a quiet assured aura. .

by Anonymousreply 16102/25/2017

david lee roth used to like to get shit on.

by Anonymousreply 16202/25/2017

Contested definition of 'rockstar' and not Americans but the Gallagher brothers, especially Liam. Just a feeling.

There's some old roadie legendarium about Noel Gallagher dabbling when he ran cables for Manchester indie darlings Inspiral Carpets.

by Anonymousreply 16302/25/2017

There haven't been many wish-fulfilment posts so far, R159, the majority of picks seem like they could be closeted. Commercial rock is like any other performing arts business where people routinely lie about who they are and what they do as part of the mythos.

A poor guess would be someone like Tommy Lee, who lived & loved with Pamela Anderson on-and-off for 10 years. He even got clean for her.

by Anonymousreply 16402/26/2017

I read here years ago that Dave Matthews is bi and into twinks.

by Anonymousreply 16502/26/2017

michael stipe seems gay

by Anonymousreply 16602/26/2017

Lou Reed did come out in an interview.

by Anonymousreply 16702/26/2017

Henry Rollins isn't gay but always Gay friendly. He had a show years ago and addressed the rumors. Cool guy.

by Anonymousreply 16802/26/2017

Bret Michaels x Pam Anderson always seemed odd to me.

by Anonymousreply 16902/27/2017

R169 Slash refused to attend his audition for Poison because he thought their stage attire was "too gay". The same Slash that then decided to play leads for an Elton-worshipping androgyne in assless chaps.

by Anonymousreply 17002/28/2017

Vince was a really cute thing back then, R154. A tiny sparkly pocket Val.

by Anonymousreply 17102/28/2017

The mock-rock-doc VELVET GOLDMINE has it that the Brian Slade character (played by Jonathan Rhys Meyers) was gay and mixed up about it. The character was a hybrid of Marc Bolan, pop star Jobriath, and Bowie. The character also performs songs by Brian Eno, Lou Reed and Steve Harley during the film.

So, were all those 70s glam guys gay? Jobriath was out and everyone knows Bowie was bi...but Harley? Bolan?

by Anonymousreply 17203/02/2017

David Spade had a great stand-up bit on one of his tapes about how his mother never knew Liberace was.

by Anonymousreply 17303/03/2017

R149, writing for EXPOSED was outsourced to drifting studio musicians, although Vince did get credits. Phil Soussman (former Ozzy bassist) and Steve Stevens (Billy Idol's guitarist) did most of the work.

Vince's version of 'Set Me Free' is in fact a cover of a Sweet song, from their 1974 album DESOLATION BOULEVARD (the one with 'Fox on the Run' on it). 'Set Me Free' was only included on the Stateside version of the album as a bonus track, so British & European fans of Vince (or even Sweet for that matter) didn't notice that it wasn't an original song written for EXPOSED and that they were hearing an old glam tune.

by Anonymousreply 17403/08/2017

Phil Lewis of LA Guns has his own fragrance out.

by Anonymousreply 17503/24/2017

David Coltons.

by Anonymousreply 17603/24/2017

Bump

by Anonymousreply 17703/25/2017

R137 'Blockbuster' is a great tune, and reads either very gay or very creepy depending on the POV of the lyrics. It's the 'Duck or Swan?' of the glitter-rock classics.

Is the Blockbuster character a (gay) vigilante hero on the run, slated by the public & press? Or is BB really the predatory villain he's described as, after anything with 'long black hair'?

by Anonymousreply 17803/28/2017

They aren't classic rocker guys but Hall and Oates used to ping so loudly that I sustained hearing damage.

Billy Squier as previously mentioned^ had a very queeny vibe. Listening to the lyrics of Stroke Me when I was 17, reassured me that rock stars could be/and actually were gay. Hiding in plain site. Rob Halford is the poster boy. The gay-liscious leather drag was a huge turn on for a closeted gay teen back then.

by Anonymousreply 17903/28/2017

I forget if it was Hall or Oates, but I do recall one of them admitting to having fooled around with guys when they were at college (Temple U?)

by Anonymousreply 18003/28/2017

That was Hall. I remember reading something to that effect in a Rolling Stone interview with them back in the 80's.

by Anonymousreply 18103/28/2017

Skip ahead 2 minutes into this and decide for yourselves, Gang. Alex Band in 2004 was a glittering column of pure flames, and exactly how Tokyo likes their songbirds.

There's no way 'Adrienne' wasn't titled 'Adrian' before EMI got a hold of it. There's also no way the breakup of Alex and songwriting partner Aaron Kamin wasn't a possessive-boyfriend issue.

by Anonymousreply 18203/29/2017

A phenomenon known as 'bishonen' ('beautiful boy/man') in Japan, R182. Most Asian pop and rock stars male and female look very feminine and glamorous, with makeup/hair styled and model physiques.

But it doesn't give clues about sexuality if every act is doing the same to get noticed and fit in.

by Anonymousreply 18303/29/2017

R182 didn't Kamin have issues showing up on-time (or at all) for shows? No one ever figured out why.

by Anonymousreply 18403/30/2017

Not sure why but Blaze Bayley (of Wolfsbane and 90s-era Iron Maiden) reads bi to me.

His name is Blaze, after all.

by Anonymousreply 18503/30/2017

Iron Maiden skirt the edge of camp, generally. They are like the halfway mark between Priest & Slayer.

Bruce Dickinson is straight as an arrow, but he looks so good for his age that it's a shame he's not gay.

by Anonymousreply 18604/02/2017

But, R179, "she's a Maaaaaaahhhhn-Eater".....

by Anonymousreply 18704/03/2017

I could totally see Bono going for rough trade rentboys, idk why.

by Anonymousreply 18804/11/2017

R42 Ace had hang-ups about being 'different'.

by Anonymousreply 18904/12/2017

Dale Bozzio

Terry Bozzio

by Anonymousreply 19004/13/2017

I can't believe I just read through this entire thread, and didn't see one mention of Dee Dee Ramone (unless I accidentally missed it). The Ramone's song "53rd & 3rd" was specifically written about him, referring to how he used to prostitute himself out to guys for money when he was younger. Porn star Kurt Lockwood, who I guess also played in a band, once mentioned on his (now defunct) website about an encounter he had with Dee Dee. At some point, he said Dee Dee propositioned him to hook up with him. Of course, years later, Kurt has gone on to do a whole bunch of bi films himself.

As for Kiss, I read in an interview from them a while back that early on when they started their band, they used to get all their attire from some gay leather fetish shop in NY (in Greenwich Village, I believe). Paul himself posed for a portrait in support of the No H8 campaign. Gene Simmons on his second album, wrote a song about a transexual woman. I was kind of surprised to read about Ace and Peter supposedly experimenting with guys.

Henry Rollins has always been very gay friendly afaik. He doesn't strike me as the type of person who would be closeted about his sexuality if he were gay/bi. He has also been on RuPaul's Drag Race as a judge, and did a car interview video with Ru on Youtube.

Warren Cuccurullo from Missing Persons came out with a molded dildo of his dick which he sold briefly in the early 2000's. He also had a web site where you could download nude videos of him - mostly solo, but also some of him fucking a woman. There was one video in particular, where he let two (presumably gay) guys interview him, while he was naked in the shower with a full hard-on. At one point he even lets one of the guys briefly hold his dick in their hand. Unfortunately, he had an abrupt change of heart at some point shortly afterwards and pulled all the adult content from his site and stopped selling the dildo.

Axl Rose, and I believe Duff McKagan have both mentioned in interviews, that they were sexually assaulted by older men when they were younger. In at least one case of them, I think it was Duff, it was his stepfather.

by Anonymousreply 19104/13/2017

I think it was Marilyn Manson, who many years ago, admitted that he and Trent and some other band members used to engage in circle jerks to porn (or some live entertainment).

by Anonymousreply 19204/13/2017

Lemmy was so chill about Rob Halford being gay. They had a great friendship.

by Anonymousreply 19304/20/2017

R191 most rock fans know the story about Axl Rose but that's the first I've ever read about Duff being a rape victim. Any source for that?

by Anonymousreply 19404/20/2017

R93 'Rock Me Tonite' should have been all the evidence anybody ever needed.

by Anonymousreply 19504/20/2017

Those I n cest rumours about Ann & Nancy Wilson were way out of line, but tbh it's surprising that Nancy isn't a dyke.

Something about her just screams.

by Anonymousreply 19605/04/2017

R191 the Warren Cuccurullo stuff can still be found online.

by Anonymousreply 19705/04/2017
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