Being a rock 'n' roll superstar means you can wear whatever pants you want, makeup if that's your thing and hair that isn't sure if it's about the business or party side of spectrum. Rod Stewart and Geddy Lee sported some pretty awesome mullets back in the day, and now these two icons square off against one another in the opening round of March Mullet Madness.

While college basketball goes nuts with March Madness this month, we're practicing our own brand of insanity: All business in the front, and a party in the back. That's right, classic-rock fans — this month, it's time to put your bracketology skills to the test with March Mullet Madness. We've lined up some of history's most spectacular mullets and paired them off against each other for a series of tonsorial battles, and we're halving the field every week based on your votes, until only the greatest mullet in rock 'n' roll history is left standing.

Stewart sported a mullet before there was even a name for the thing. Sometimes it got lost in all those spikes and whatever else his hair was doing in the '70s, '80s and '90s. But peer deep enough into his tresses, and there's definitely some mullet action going on. Lee's history with hair like this wasn't as long-lived, but it symbolized a period of music for Rush that was rooted in the conventional while willing to take some outside chances. If that doesn't sum up the true spirit of the mullet, we don't know what does.

So which of these mullets gets your vote? If you just can't decide, don't worry — you can come back and keep voting once an hour between now and when the Round One polls close on March 21 at 11:59PM ET. Our March Mullet Madness winner will be announced on April 12.


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