Hair band singers then and now

Published: Feb 05 2014 05:39:12 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 06 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

Grab the hairspray, squeeze into some spandex and warm up those vocal chords! In honor of Axl Rose, who turns 52 on Thursday, join us for a look at hair band singers then and now.

hair metal - Axl Rose then
1 / 47
Geffen Records

While Guns N' Roses aren't traditionally seen as a "hair band," in their early days emerging from the Sunset Strip scene their hair could stack up -- literally -- against the best glam metal had to offer. Axl Rose is seen here in the center in a mid-1980s promotional photo of the band.

Advertisement

Latest From The Newsroom

U.S. and World News

  • James Foley in bushes

    Courtesy Dan Shakal

    Beheading of James Foley recalls past horrors

    The beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS militants has stirred grim memories, bringing into focus once again the risks faced by reporters in modern conflicts.

    Foley's death recalls the murder of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal co...

Advertisement

Rick's Zany Facts & Wacky News

Zany Facts: Animals

Zany Facts: Animals

Zany Facts for Wednesday 08/20/14

Wacky News: Whale of a Tale

Wacky News Whale of a Tale

Wacky News for Wednesday 08/20/14

View More Zany Facts
Advertisement