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This Is What Your Favorite Alt-Rock Stars Looked Like In 2006 Vs. Today

Spoiler alert: Lots and lots of guyliner and flat-ironed hair ahead!

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1. AFI's Davey Havok then:

Was best known as the vegan and straightedge lead singer of AFI — who also looked like he worked at a MAC store.
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Was best known as the vegan and straightedge lead singer of AFI — who also looked like he worked at a MAC store.

Davey Havok now:

Still part of AFI, but recently formed a supergroup with the band members of No Doubt (who no doubt were sick of waiting for Gwen to come back to them).
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Still part of AFI, but recently formed a supergroup with the band members of No Doubt (who no doubt were sick of waiting for Gwen to come back to them).

2. The Killers' Brandon Flowers then:

Donned a mustache as part of the promotion for the Killers' second album, Sam's Town.
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Donned a mustache as part of the promotion for the Killers' second album, Sam's Town.

Brandon Flowers now:

Is now stacheless and hopefully back together with the Killers and getting ready to release a new album. PLEASE, BRANDON.
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Is now stacheless and hopefully back together with the Killers and getting ready to release a new album. PLEASE, BRANDON.

3. My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way then:

Was welcoming everybody to the Black Parade!
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Was welcoming everybody to the Black Parade!

Gerard Way now:

Has left the Black Parade — well, better put, he left My Chemical Romance in 2013.
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Has left the Black Parade — well, better put, he left My Chemical Romance in 2013.

4. Yeah Yeah Yeahs' Karen O then:

Was in the midst of promoting the band's fantastic second studio album, Show Your Bones.
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Was in the midst of promoting the band's fantastic second studio album, Show Your Bones.

Karen O now:

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been on hiatus since 2014. 😕
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The Yeah Yeah Yeahs have been on hiatus since 2014. 😕

5. The White Stripes and the Raconteurs' Jack White then:

Had put the White Stripes on hold while he promoted his new band, the Raconteurs.
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Had put the White Stripes on hold while he promoted his new band, the Raconteurs.

Jack White now:

Has disbanded both the White Stripes and the Raconteurs.
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Has disbanded both the White Stripes and the Raconteurs.

6. Red Hot Chili Peppers' Anthony Kiedis then:

Hadn't aged since 1996.
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Hadn't aged since 1996.

Anthony Kiedis now:

Hasn't aged since 2006.
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Hasn't aged since 2006.

7. Garbage's Shirley Manson then:

The rock goddess had just made her comeback with Garbage's fourth studio album, Bleed Like Me, the previous year.
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The rock goddess had just made her comeback with Garbage's fourth studio album, Bleed Like Me, the previous year.

Shirley Manson now:

The rock goddess just celebrated the 20th anniversary of Garbage's debut smash album, Garbage, last year and is currently promoting the band's sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds.
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The rock goddess just celebrated the 20th anniversary of Garbage's debut smash album, Garbage, last year and is currently promoting the band's sixth studio album, Strange Little Birds.

8. TV on the Radio's Tunde Adebimpe then:

Was busy promoting the band's AMAZING second studio album, Return to Cookie Mountain. 🙌
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Was busy promoting the band's AMAZING second studio album, Return to Cookie Mountain. 🙌

Tunde Adebimpe now:

Hopefully working on a new TOTR album!!!!
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Hopefully working on a new TOTR album!!!!

9. Incubus's Brandon Boyd then:

Was the ~dreamy~ lead singer of Incubus.
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Was the ~dreamy~ lead singer of Incubus.

Brandon Boyd now:

Does art now.
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Does art now.

10. The All-American Rejects' Tyson Ritter then:

Was part of a band whose music you couldn't escape hearing everywhere.
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Was part of a band whose music you couldn't escape hearing everywhere.

Tyson Ritter now:

Haven't heard much from them since the '00s.
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Haven't heard much from them since the '00s.

11. Panic! at the Disco's Brendon Urie then:

A boy in makeup.
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A boy in makeup.

Brendon Urie now:

A man in leather.
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A man in leather.

12. Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner then:

Had Myspace scene kid hair.
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Had Myspace scene kid hair.

Alex Turner now:

Appears to be channeling Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan's Ultra-era hair.
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Appears to be channeling Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan's Ultra-era hair.

13. 30 Seconds to Mars' Jared Leto then:

Ageless emo vampire.
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Ageless emo vampire.

Jared Leto now:

Ageless nouveau riche dandy vampire.
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Ageless nouveau riche dandy vampire.

14. Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl then:

THE BEST.
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THE BEST.

Dave Grohl now:

STILL THE BEST.
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STILL THE BEST.

15. Beck then:

Survived the '90s.
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Survived the '90s.

Beck now:

Survived Kanye.
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Survived Kanye.

16. Death Cab for Cutie and the Postal Service's Ben Gibbard then:

Kinda gave off creepy college professor vibes.
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Kinda gave off creepy college professor vibes.

Ben Gibbard now:

Gives off "professor you'd be cool with friending on Facebook" vibes.
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Gives off "professor you'd be cool with friending on Facebook" vibes.

17. Paramore's Hayley Williams then:

Orange-haired lead singer of Paramore.
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Orange-haired lead singer of Paramore.

Hayley Williams now:

Green-haired lead singer of Paramore.
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Green-haired lead singer of Paramore.

18. Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong then:

Lots of guyliner and black hair dye.
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Lots of guyliner and black hair dye.

Billie Joe Armstrong now:

Lots of hair bleach and pomade.
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Lots of hair bleach and pomade.

19. Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz then:

Was referencing a classic '80s movie on the FOB single "A Little Less Sixteen Candles, a Little More 'Touch Me.'"
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Was referencing a classic '80s movie on the FOB single "A Little Less Sixteen Candles, a Little More 'Touch Me.'"

Pete Wentz now:

Is performing the theme song to the reboot of a classic '80s movie.
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Is performing the theme song to the reboot of a classic '80s movie.

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