Van Halen hair: the best mops in rock and roll
In honor of the iconic guitarist
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The 1980s were the decade when big hair ruled the world. All the greatest rock stars added an extra head to their height with their backcombed perms. Indeed, hair has always been a prominent element of rock culture.
Musicians need some extra drama up top to whip around while they play and boost their wild stage personas. Some bands like The Cure and Mötley Crüe can even be identified by their signature styles. Now in honor of the late, great Eddie Van Halen and his fantastic locks, let's take a look back at the wildest hair in rock and roll history. Click through the gallery to get started.
FASHION Celebrity style
MOVIES Movie magic