He's one of the most beloved singer-songwriters of the rock era, despite (or perhaps because of) the fact that he wrote some of of the strangest, most darkly-humored lyrics ever to appear on the radio
He's the owner of one of the most powerful and famous voices in heavy metal history -- can you recognize this future legend from this school-aged photo?
Really, we shouldn't have to tell you anything else, but we don't wanna break the laws we've established with these yearbook photos
Over 40 years ago, he helped form one of the world's most dynamic, innovative and enduring classic rock bands. Can you guess who he is from this yearbook photo?
As you can see for yourself, your first clue is found right in the photograph itself -- yes, our future rock star is a drummer
An early report card declared this young man, and we're quoting, "retarded artistically, idiotic in other respects." Yet, he went on to become one of the biggest stars in rock history. Can you recognize this future legend from his yearbook photo?
You need more of a hint? Well then we'll share what a music teacher said about our mystery rock star around the same time
He's about to enter his 40th year as a member of one of the most influential heavy metal groups of all time. Can you recognize him from this yearbook photo?
Our first tip in solving this puzzle is very direct: ignore that sweater
He was an important member of one of Britain's biggest rock bands, and he's the frontman for one of the best-received new supergroups of the past decade. Can you recognize him from this yearbook photo?
We don't want to burn through too many clues here, but we will tell you that the young man in this school photo would also go on to work several times with one of the most important guitarists in heavy metal history
His music affected the rock world so strongly that they built a statue for him in his hometown. Can you recognize this future legend from his school photo?
Was that not enough of a hint for you? OK we'll give you a couple more clues
He was one-fourth of one of the most innovative and popular bands in rock history -- can you recognize him from this "school days" photograph?
We'll give you a couple of quick clues. First off, even though he's playing a guitar in this photograph, that was not the instrument he played in his famous band
He's a founding member of one of the most successful bands of the last 30 years -- and his hair looks a lot different now. Can you recognize this future rock star from his yearbook photo?
We already gave you one clue, about the hair, but we'll reveal a little bit more for you now
He's one of the most beloved, uncompromising icons in hard rock history. Can you recognize him from this deceptively angelic school photo?
We'll be kind, and provide you some pretty easy-to-follow clues