Horror and several luminaries from metal and rock music share an affinity for the dark, the strange, and the disturbing. Given that there are numerous musicians who act, it's no surprise that several icons of metal and rock have made horror movie cameos, from Alice Cooper to Rob Zombie. Some metal musicians even have leading roles in films, like Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider, who wrote and starred in Strangeland.
For a more complete view of rock baddies in film, peruse this terrifying collection of metal musicians in movies.
19516Is this metal?
- Actors: Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, Doug Savant, Marc Price, Tony Fields
- Released: 1986
- Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
19218Is this metal?
- Actors: Amy Smart, Linda Cardellini, Dee Snider, Robert Englund, Elizabeth Peña
- Released: 1998
- Directed by: John Pieplow
- Photo: New Line Cinema
18415Is this metal?
- Actors: Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Robert Englund
- Released: 1991
- Directed by: Rachel Talalay
Lemmy Is President In 'Return To Nuke 'Em High Volume 1'
16620Is this metal?
- Actors: Ian Fraser Kilmister, Lloyd Kaufman, Clay von Carlowitz, Jeff Lasky, Catherine Corcoran
- Released: 2013
- Directed by: Lloyd Kaufman