During his tragically brief time on this planet, he helped bring two of music's biggest genres together in a way that influences new generations of artists to this day. Can you recognize him from this yearbook photo?

Do you need a couple of clues? Our hero was in multiple famous bands, but never for very long. His friendship with the guitarist of one of rock's most popular groups of all time helped lead that band down exciting new creative paths. And that's about all we can safely tell you. Do you think you know who we're talking about? Find out here!