In the mockumentary This Is Spinal Tap, Nigel Tufnel (Christopher Guest) is the lead guitarist for the rock band Spinal Tap. He rocks louder than anyone else, owing to his custom amplifier that goes up to eleven.
Lemmy Kilmister is the frontman for the rock band Motörhead, known for such hits as Ace of Spades. Besides his gravelly voice, he’s recognized for his mutton chops, prominent facial moles, and edgy sense of fashion.
Angus Young is the lead guitarist and songwriter for the Australian band AC/DC. Subverting all expectations for how a hard rock musician should dress, Angus performs in a schoolboy uniform replete with newsboy cap and necktie.
Andrew WK is a rock singer and songwriter known for his hit single Party Hard, and for partying hard. This outfit just needs one more thing — for you to wear the jeans seven months straight to build up that grime.
While you might have to make iconic music in order to be as authentically cool as Joey Ramone, it’s easy enough to copy his uniform in order to at least look as cool as him. All it takes is a leather jacket over some jeans and you are good to go, but fronting a band might help too
When Courtney Love burst onto the music scene in the ’90s her tattered baby doll style received just as much attention as her music and constant tabloid headlines. She became a fashion icon for teenage girls everywhere.
Considered by many to be the “King of Grunge Rock”, Kurt Cobain became the unwillingly leader of a generation. His jaded attitude and “don’t care” appearance was something to which many kids could relate. Though his life was cut short, his music remains influential to this day.