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Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican 

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Updated June 14, 2019 494.9k views 24 items

List Rules Only Rock Stars who are Republican, no other genres

Conservatism isn't something you tend to associate with the hard core rockers of history. However, this Republican rock stars list is a sampling of the most conservative rock bands in the world and might just change the way you think of them. Look no further for a full list of conservative rock bands and rock stars, complete with photos. Right wing rock stars and conservative metal bands can all be found here, from Elvis Presley to Alice Cooper - you're sure to find a few surprising names!

With the likes of Lee Ving and Lynyrd Skynrd on this list, it just goes to show that you can't judge a book by its cover. Some of the most notorious rock names are on this list. Who knew that underneath the raging metal sound and aggressive vocals of Avenged Sevenfold was a declared set of Republican beliefs?

This list includes people or groups who have declared themselves to be full-fledged republican rockers, as well as republican rock bands and musicians, all of whom have at one point publicly supported a Republican candidate or candidates.
Ted Nugent is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 70

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Redford

Theodore Anthony Nugent (; born December 13, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and political activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of the Amboy Dukes, a ...more
Kid Rock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 48

Birthplace: Michigan, USA, Romeo

Robert James Ritchie (born January 17, 1971), known professionally as Kid Rock, is an American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, and actor. In a career spanning over 20 ...more
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Dec. at 42 (1935-1977)

Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States of America

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known mononymously as Elvis, was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th ...more
Lynyrd Skynyrd is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Gene Simmons is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 69

Birthplace: Tirat Carmel, Israel

Gene Klein (born Chaim Witz on August 25, 1949), known professionally as Gene Simmons, is an Israeli-American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, actor, author, and ...more
Johnny Ramone is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Dec. at 56 (1948-2004)

Birthplace: Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, United States, with Territories, + more

John William Cummings (October 8, 1948 – September 15, 2004), known professionally as Johnny Ramone, was an American guitarist and songwriter, best known for being the guitarist for the punk ...more
Meat Loaf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Dallas

Michael Lee Aday (born Marvin Lee Aday; September 27, 1947), known professionally as Meat Loaf, is an American singer and actor. He is noted for his powerful wide-ranging operatic voice and ...more
Dave Mustaine is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 57

Birthplace: La Mesa, California, United States of America

David Scott Mustaine (born September 13, 1961) is an American guitarist, singer, songwriter, actor and author. He is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist, guitarist and primary songwriter ...more
The Beach Boys is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
The Beach Boys
Sammy Hagar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Salinas, California, United States of America

Samuel Roy Hagar (born October 13, 1947), also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with ...more
Joe Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 68

Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States of America

Anthony Joseph Pereira (born September 10, 1950) better known by his stage name, Joe Perry, is an American musician, songwriter and vocalist, who is best known as the lead guitarist and founding ...more
Mike Love is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 77

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Michael Edward "Mike" Love (born March 15, 1941) is an American singer and songwriter who co-founded the Beach Boys. Characterized by his nasal and sometimes baritone singing, Love has ...more
Avenged Sevenfold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Avenged Sevenfold
Alice Cooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 71

Birthplace: Area code 313, Metro Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, Contiguous United States, + more

Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over 50 years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that ...more
Charlie Daniels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 82

Birthplace: Wilmington, North Carolina, United States of America

Charles Edward Daniels (born October 28, 1936) is an American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for his contributions to Southern rock, country, and bluegrass music. He is best ...more
Styx is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Styx is an American rock band from Chicago that formed in 1972 and became famous for its albums released in the late 1970s and early 1980s. They are best known for melding hard rock guitar ...more
Jeff Baxter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 70

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Jeffrey Allen "Skunk" Baxter (born December 13, 1948) is an American guitarist, known for his stints in the rock bands Steely Dan and The Doobie Brothers during the 1970s and Spirit in ...more
Lee Ving is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 68

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lee Ving (born Lee James Capallero; April 10, 1950) is an American musician and actor. He is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the Los Angeles-based punk rock band Fear. Among his film ...more
Bobby Steele is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 62

Birthplace: New Jersey

Bobby Steele (born Robert Charles Kaufhold on March 18, 1956) is an American punk rock musician. He is the current guitar player, songwriter, and sole original member of punk band The Undead. He ...more
Chad Sexton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 48

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky

311 (pronounced "three-eleven") is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson (a member ...more
Dave Smalley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Dave Smalley is an American musician, best known as the lead singer for the hardcore punk bands DYS, Dag Nasty, and All and as lead singer/guitarist with Down by Law. He is known for his ...more
Joe Escalante is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 56

Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States of America

Joseph Patrick "Joe" Escalante (born January 30, 1963) is an American television writer, musician, radio host, film and music video director, amateur torero, and former television ...more
Michale Graves is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 43

Birthplace: Dumont, New Jersey, USA

Michael Emanuel (born March 21, 1975), better known by his stage name Michale Graves, is an American singer and songwriter. He is most well known as the lead singer for the 1990s re-incarnation ...more
Billy Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Rock Stars You Probably Didn't Realize Are Republican
Age: 69

Birthplace: Texas, Contiguous United States, Area code 713, Area codes 281, 346, + more

William Frederick Gibbons (born December 16, 1949), professionally known as Billy Gibbons, and The Reverend Billy F. Gibbons, is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and ...more