Rock stars then and now

Rock stars then and now

How have some of the most popular performers — including some of this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees — changed their looks over time? Pictured here: U2 in 1987 and 2014.


Metallica in 1984: James Hetfield, Kirk Hamet, Lars Ulrich and Cliff Burton.

Drummer Lars Ulrich, lead vocalist James Hetfield, guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo of the heavy metal band Metallica pose in Mexico City, July 28, 2012.


Lenny Kravitz performing in 1992.

Lenny Kravitz performs in 2013.


Madonna performing to 74,000 fans at Wembley Stadium in 1990 wearing her famous conical bra

Madonna performing at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 26, 2014.


2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees KISS hit upon a winning look 40 years ago. Here the band poses backstage on May 31, 1974 in Los Angeles.

And 34 years later Paul Stanley, Eric Singer, Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer (left-right) of KISS pose for photographers at the Koenig-Pilsener-Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, May 8, 2008.


Tom Petty in 1985

Rocker Tom Petty brought the Heartbreakers to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta, Ga., where he performed his hits for a sold-out crowd of enthusiastic fans in 2012.


2014 Hall of Fame inductee Linda Ronstadt performing in 1978.

Singer Linda Ronstadt performs at the 19th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert in Mountain View, Calif. on October 29, 2005. The Grammy-winning singer is suffering from Parkinsons disease and says she can no longer “sing a note,” the group AARP said on Aug. 23, 2013.


Elvis Costello plays on “The Kenny Everett Show” in the 1970s.

Elvis Costello performs at the Glastonbury Festival, Somerset, Britain, June 2013


The E Street Band will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year. They back up Bruce Springsteen, who was inducted in 1999. They’re pictured here in the 1970s.


Jennifer Lopez during The 3rd Annual Latino Entertainment Industry Conference Honoring Gregory Nava in Burbank, Calif. in 1997.

Jennifer Lopez in concert at Meydan Race course, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on March 29, 2014.


Jimmy Buffett in concert in 1979.

One more trip to “Margaritaville”: Jimmy Buffett performs at ”Today Show” Summer Concert Series, in New York, on Aug. 13, 2013.


Adam Levine and Maroon 5 perform on “The Today Show” on June 18, 2004.

Adam Levine and Maroon 5 perform on “The Today Show” on June 14, 2013.


2014 Rock and Roll inductees Hall & Oates — Daryl Hall (left) and John Oates (right) — performing in the 1980s.

Daryl Hall (left) and John Oates of the music duo Hall & Oates perform before accepting the “Icon” award during the 2011 TV Land Awards in New York April 10, 2011.


David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen of the band Van Halen in concert on the “Fair Warning” tour at Madison Square Garden, New York, July 17, 1981.

Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth perform with Van Halen at the MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, May 13, 2012.


George Thorogood and the Destroyers performing in 1975.

George Thorogood and the Destroyers in concert at the House of Blues, Anaheim, Calif., March 8, 2012.


Singer Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, bassist John Entwistle and drummer Keith Moon of The Who pose for a portrait during a session at Griffith Park on Feb. 27, 1968 in Los Angeles

Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who perform during the Who Cares Benefit For Teen Cancer America Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 28, 2013 in New York City.


Neil Young performs on June 15, 1970.

Neil Young performing at Les Vieilles Charrues festival, Carhaix, France, July 20, 2013.


Musician David Bowie poses for a portrait in his ”Ziggy Stardust” guise in June 1972 in London, England.

David Bowie performs in a concert during his worldwide tour called “A Reality Tour” at T-mobile arena in Prague, June 23, 2004.


2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Peter Gabriel performing with Genesis in 1972.

Peter Gabriel performs on “Later with Jools Holland” TV series, in London, Oct. 11, 2011.


Cream (left-right): Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce in February 1968.

Eric Clapton performs at Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival 2013 at Madison Square Garden on April 14, 2013 in New York.


The Rolling Stones — Bill Wyman, Brian Jones, Charlie Watts, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards — perform on June 15, 1965.

Ronnie Wood, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones perform at day 3 of the 2013 Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm on June 29, 2013 in Glastonbury, England.




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