Musicians The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst  

Adam Tyler
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Rock on, indeed! These are the rock stars who have aged the worst (and the best, if they are at the bottom of this list), ranked by the public. Vote thumbs UP if you think the rocker has aged poorly, thumbs down if they have aged well - this is a list of the worst-aged rock stars, but I went ahead and loaded up a lot of current rock stars including some who have aged quite well (Bon Jovi, anyone?).

Since rock stars are rich and in the public eye as performers, you'd think they would age a lot better than the general public. Ah, but the drugs and alcohol do take their toll, don't they? Feel free to add more rock stars at the bottom of the page, but the catch is you need to add a photo that combines "before and after".

Which old rock stars are looking a little worse for the wear? Which aging rock stars don't looking like they are actually aging? This list will help us all figure it out. You may think you'd love to have Mick Jagger's life (who wouldn't!?), but is all that partying and rocking worth it if you have to spend the rest of your life looking all sorts of haggard? Maybe! That's your choice!

When it comes to these rockers, oldest isn't necessarily worst. Just vote up the guys and girls who you think are looking a little rough in their later years.
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Axl Rose is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst
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Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock

Nationality: United States of America

Labels: Geffen Records, Uzi Suicide

Career Began: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

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#16 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#58 on The Best Singers of All Time

#11 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#27 on The (Male) Singer You Most Wish You Could Sound Like

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Grace Slick is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst
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Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music, Acid rock, Psychedelic rock, + more

Albums: Sunfighter, Manhole, Welcome to the Wrecking Ball, Dragon Fly, The Best of Grace Slick, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Labels: RCA Records

Career Began: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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#88 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#47 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#19 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

#12 on The Best Female Rock Singers

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Keith Richards is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst
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Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Rock music, Reggae, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll, + more

Albums: Talk Is Cheap, Main Offender, Live at the Hollywood Palladium, December 15, 1988, + more

Nationality: England

Labels: Decca Records, EMI, Rolling Stones Records, Virgin Records

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#1 on The Druggiest Rock Stars of All Time

#49 on The Greatest Rock Songwriters of All Time

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Mick Jagger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Rock Stars Who Have Aged the Worst
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Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Rock music, Dance-rock, Reggae, Rhythm and blues, + more

Albums: Wandering Spirit, Goddess in the Doorway, The Very Best of Mick Jagger, Alfie, Jamming With Edward!, + more

Nationality: England

Labels: Universal Music Group, Rolling Stones Records, ABKCO Records, Virgin Records

Also Ranked

#11 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#47 on The Best Singers of All Time

#3 on The Best Frontmen in Rock

#57 on These Poetic Geniuses Wrote Your Favorite Songs of All Time

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