Contact Us

Hard Rock + Metal Stars in the ’80s, Then and Now

The hard rock and metal genres continue to thrive due in part to the amazing legacies laid down from some of rock’s most enduring figures. While it may be hard to conceive, some of the biggest stars in the music biz have been rocking strong for four decades (or longer).

In this gallery, we flash back to how some of your favorite rock stars looked in the ’80s and give you a look at how they look now. Some have aged gracefully, some have barely changed and some have significantly altered their look and reinvented themselves in the eyes of their fans.

Check out the gallery above and see how members of Metallica, Slayer, Van Halen, Motley Crue, Guns N’ Roses and more look then and now.

See the Yearbook Photos of Some of Your Favorite Rock Stars

See If You Share a Birthday With a Rock Star

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Best of Loudwire

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your original account information.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Loudwire quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!