How these rock stars got their nicknames

Some musicians are mostly known by their nicknames

Stars Insider

15/05/24 | StarsInsider

MUSIC Curiosities

Stage names are quite common in the music biz, but some rock stars also have nicknames that were given to them at some point and just stuck. While not all musicians are known for their nicknames, some are actually mostly known by them (think Slash from Guns N' Roses, for example). It is true that not all the origins of these rock stars' nicknames are fully known, but many do have an interesting story behind them.

Browse through this gallery and find out how these rock stars got their nicknames.

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