Top 16 Rockstars With Piercings

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Top 16 Rockstars With Piercings

Much like tattoos, piercings became a very common attribute of rock music.

We posted the Top 10 Best Rockstar Tattoos a few years ago (as a part of our Wednesday Question feature), so it's time to check the list of the rock stars with famous piercings below.

16. Zacky Vengeance (Avenged Sevenfold)

Piercings: Nose (septum), lips, ears

15. Wayne Static (Static-X)

Piercings: Nose, ears

14. DJ Ashba (Guns N' Roses)

Piercings: Nose, lips, ears

14. Robb Flynn (Machine Head)

Piercings: Nose (septum), ears (now all removed)

13. Bill Kaulitz (Tokio Hotel)

Piercings: Nose (septum), eyebrows, lips, tongue, ears, nipples

12. Trace Cyrus (Metro Station)

Piercings: Nose, face (Angel bites piercing), ears

11. Benji Madden (Good Charlotte)

Piercings: Nose, lips, face (Monroe piercing), ears (now all removed except ears)

10. Travis Barker (Blink-182)

Piercings: Nose, lips, ears (now all removed)

9. Tommy Lee (Mötley Crüe)

Piercings: Ears, nose, nipples, genitals

8. Dolores O'Riordan (The Cranberries)

Piercing: Ears (multiple)

7. Keith Flint (The Prodigy)

Piercings: Nose (septum), ears, tongue

6. Slash (Guns N' Roses)

Piercings: Nose, ears

5. Seike (Seremedy)

Piercings: Face (Snake bites piercing, labret piercing, etc), tongue, lips, ears (piercing + stretched ears), belly button

4. Dave Navarro (Jane's Addiction, RHCP)

Piercings: Ears, nipples

3. Dez Fafara (DevilDriver, Coal Chamber)

Piercings: Nose (septum), ears (now removed: piercings in eyebrows and face (Snake bites, etc)

2. Lenny Kravitz

Piercings: Nose, ears, nipples, genitals (pubic)

1. David Draiman (Disturbed)

Piercings: labret piercing (paired), ears

Know more rock musicians with piercings? Feel free to post them below.

19 comments sorted by best / new / date

    I never thought piercings were cool. This article makes me hate them more.
    What a delightfully informative and interesting news article
    It's not actually a news article - it posted in our "Features" section)
    Yes, technically it posted in the "News" section - as well as our other rubrics (Wednesday Question, UG Gems, Friday Top, etc).
    I can't really see it taking more than an hour to create a miscellaneous section for these kinds of articles. It would certainly get rid of the negative comments so why not just implement something like that?
    Oh cool, a bunch of emo kids with tats and piercings. Just what i wanted to see in the news section today.
    Nowadays, NOT being tattooed or pierced is trendy, simply because everyone else is.
    ive had more piercing than some of these "rock stars" . i get that some are like trademarks but WTF is the point. at least tatoos can be incredibly artistic.
    2 more musicians to the list: Al Jourgensen (Ministry) Alissa White-Gluz (The Agonist, Arch enemy)