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.

1. Alice Cooper

At 65 years old, he’s said to have replaced his drug and alcohol addiction with golf.

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2. David Bowie

This man is 66 years old, and he’s releasing an album this month. He’ll outlive us all.

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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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4. Iggy Pop

He was recently featured on Ke$ha’s sophomore album, which is all we’ve got to say about that.

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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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7. Sebastian Bach

He was the voice of King Neptune’s rebellious son in a 2010 episode of Spongebob Squarepants, so yeah. He’s still out there.

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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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9. Twisted Sister

Currently, this group lives on your iPod. Dee Snider has a bunch of kids, and the other members haven’t been heard from since 1987.

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10. Bon Jovi

According to recent findings, Bon Jovi is reported to be “keeping it tight.”

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11. Mötley Crüe

Tired of coming up with innuendos, Motley Crue released a single in 2012 entitled “Sex.”

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