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Glam Rockers: Where Are They Now?

40 years ago, they ruled the music scene. Nowadays, not so much. Here's what they've been up to.

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3. Elton John

You may have seen him at this years Grammys, leading performances with today's hot young performers - Ed Sheeran and Mumford & Sons. Or, well, maybe you didn't. It is the Grammys.

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5. KISS

Gene Simmons was once quoted as saying that "marriage is an institution, and I don't want to live in an institution." He's now married with two young adult daughters, living in Beverly Hills. To be fair, he held out for sixty years.

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6. Tommy Lee

After serving time for kicking Pamela Anderson while she was holding their son, after being strongly encouraged to remove a tattoo of a swastika, after pouring a beer on a security guard's head, after being sued for negligence after a 4-year-old boy drowned in his pool, after being kicked out of the MTV Video Music Awards after getting in a fight with Kid Rock - Tommy Lee has seen the error of his ways and started supporting and donating to PETA. PETA.

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8. Brett Michaels

Bret Michaels, Poison's frontman, has starred in a number of VH1 reality shows, including Rock of Love, and Rock of Love Bus. The bandana he wears day and night has tried on a number of occasions to commit suicide.

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