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31 Hunks From '90s Bands Then And Now

Some of us had more discerning taste in crushes than the Hanson brothers. But how are these guys holding up today?

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2. Stephan Jenkins, Third Eye Blind

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Stephan Jenkins was like the asshole boyfriend with amazing cheekbones of your dreams. He dated Charlize Theron for a bit in the late '90s/early '00s, which is a lot of good looks to wrap your mind around.

Stephan today

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Unsurprisingly, still pretty hot, though according to this photo from the Third Eye Blind Instagram, he's swapped pleather blazers for dad shoes. Stephan, you're dangerously close to wearing those toe shoes. I've got my eye on you.

Duncan today

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Somehow, he's actually way hotter now, and also a more "serious" artist. In 2006, Sheik wrote the music for the play Spring Awakening, which went on to win a Tony Award.

4. Ed Kowalczyk, Live

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Ed kinda looked like Andre Agassiz, but his penchant for shirtlessness and emotional lyrics made him attractive to the thinking teens of the '90s. Kind of a weird-looking dude, but still crushable.

Ed today

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OK, the best I can say about Ed is that he looks pretty much the same and hasn't aged much. He left the band Live and then entered a legal battle with the remaining members over the use of the band's name.

Dan today (right)

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A little grayer, but he still looks cute in nerdy glasses. Although Semisonic was a one-hit wonder, Dan has had a great career as a writer/producer. He cowrote and produced Adele's "Someone Like You," which he won a Grammy for.

6. Tal Bachman

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The name Tal Bachman might not ring a bell, but you'd definitely recognize his song "She's So High." Fun fact: Tal is the son of the Bachman in Bachman-Turner Overdrive and was raised a Mormon.

Tal Bachman today:

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Looking pretty good, Tal. In 2011, Talyor Swift invited Tal onstage to perform "She's So High" with her. According to his Facebook, he's really into rugby now and has a questionable haircut.

7. Keith Flint, The Prodigy

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OK, so he wasn't exactly the hottest guy ever, but he had a pretty good body (lots of tank tops), and he was definitely a bad boy, which is always attractive. Plus, being British always gives guys, like, 2 extra points.

Keith today

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I think he's actually gotten...hotter? The crazy piercings and hair are toned down, and he has that kind of weathered Viggo Mortensen look and seems sort of slimmer and healthy, like when former junkies get really into yoga and wheatgrass and reading.

Dave today

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He's another one who I think looks better today than he did in 1994. We all know what he looks like now; it's almost more of a shocker to see him so young.

13. Max Collins, Eve 6

Adorable ginger rocker. The group was really young — Max was only 20 years old when their hit single "Inside Out" was released in 1998. He was surprisingly jacked for a rocker, which made him seem like the cutest guy on your high school's soccer team.

14. Richard Patrick, Filter and Nine Inch Nails

Richard played guitar in Nine Inch Nails until 1993, when he left to form Filter. Filter was an angry hard rock band with hits like "Hey Man Nice Shot," and then they put out that schmaltzy "Take a Picture" song. But by then Richard didn't have a shaved head and looked pretty cute.

Richard today

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He has two young kids and looks hotter now than in the '90s. It seems, just like many of us, he was victim to some bad fashion and hair choices back then. Today, I give you god-tier DILF status, Mr. Patrick.

Gregg today

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Gregg left The New Radicals and has had success as a writer and producer for other artists. He wrote the Michelle Branch/Carlos Santana duet "The Game of Love." In 2012, he played with Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello during a NATO protest, looking kinda haggard.

17. Johnny Reznik, Goo Goo Dolls

Remember the video for "Iris" that had Meg Ryan in it because it was for the soundtrack for City of Angels? Never has the world seen two such perfect layered and highlighted heads in one three-minute clip.

Beck today

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Seriously, has he not aged at all? Searching for pictures of him, it was nearly impossible to tell if photos were recent or old, because he clearly has some sick pact with Xenu to never age.

Eddie today

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Another non-ager. What sick, sick sacrifice did you make, Eddie? Did you trade Ticketmaster prices for the secret of eternal youth?

25. Crispian Mills, Kula Shaker

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Crispian was the son of actress Haley Mills (the girl in The Parent Trap) and once said something about how Swastikas weren't a big deal that didn't go over so well. He seemed like a bit of a brat but was undeniably cute.

Crispian today

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Though he looks a little like Phil Spector in his wig, Crispian still looks pretty good. Kula Shaker put out a new album in 2010, and he directed the 2012 film A Fantastic Fear of Everything starring Simon Pegg.