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The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst

Updated June 14, 2019 190.4k votes 16.2k voters 696.1k views20 items

List RulesVote up if you agree they've aged poorly.

Regardless of status, each and every one of us will eventually succumb to aging - if we're fortunate enough to live long enough to do so. Rockstars, unlike the everyday man, are known for living notoriously outrageous lifestyles of excess. While this may not be true for all rockers, it is certainly the case for many. Long hours, weeks on the road, after parties, numerous lovers, and an assortment of alcohol and party favors can take a toll on anyone.

Which old rock stars are looking a little worse for the wear? Which don't look like they are actually aging at all? This list will help us all figure it out. 

Here are rock stars who have aged the worst (and the best, if they are at the bottom of this list), ranked by the public. Vote up the rockers you think have aged poorly, and vote down the ones you think they have aged well. (Bon Jovi, anyone?) When it comes to these rockers, age doesn't necessarily factor into a less than rebel appearance. 

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  • Axl Rose
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    • Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock
    • Albums: Appetite for Destruction
    • Nationality: United States of America
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  • Sinéad O'Connor
    Photo: Twitter / Twitter
    • Genres (Music): Pop music, Rock music, Folk music, Folk rock, Reggae
    • Albums: I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got, The Lion and the Cobra, Fire on Babylon, How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?, Faith and Courage
    • Nationality: Ireland
    8,484
    2,314
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  • Grace Slick
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    • Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music, Acid rock, Psychedelic rock
    • Albums: Sunfighter, Manhole, Welcome to the Wrecking Ball, Dragon Fly, The Best of Grace Slick
    • Nationality: United States of America
    8,093
    2,893
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    • Genres (Music): New Wave of British Heavy Metal, Rock music, Heavy metal, Pop rock, Alternative rock
    • Albums: My ReGeneration
    • Nationality: England
    6,210
    2,847
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