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.
Actors: Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper, Roseanne Barr, Tom Arnold, Robert Englund, + more
Directed by: Rachel Talalay
Actors: Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons, Doug Savant, Marc Price, Tony Fields, + more
Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
Actors: Amy Smart, Linda Cardellini, Dee Snider, Robert Englund, Elizabeth Peña, + more
Directed by: John Pieplow