Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


CVLT Nation’s Favourite Tumblr: 80’s Hard Rock & Metal

Hey guys! While scrolling through my latest favourite tumblr, 80’s Hard Rock & Metal, I realized who invented the “duck face” so popular in celebrity/everyone’s selfies! It was the 80s/early 90s hair metal heartthrobs who first popularized this totally obnoxious sucky-cheeks and protruding lips look in the pages of magazines like Hit Parader and Circus. Now, I love me some Mötley Crüe, but everything else about hair and glam metal can pretty much go to hell – however, I absolutely LOVE scrolling through these old scans of the teeny bopper pinups of metal’s sordid, popular past. I just know that all these guys started out by raiding their big sister’s wardrobe and copying her massive hair, with maybe just a little more lift. Bare chests aside, I don’t really understand how women of the day found this machismo cross-dressing homophobic thing attractive. Give me a hairy, sweaty dude in a t-shirt and jeans that let his ball breathe any day. Although I do enjoy knowing that my homie Drew Bernstein was responsible for many of these vinyl and mesh outfits – I just know he’s up there like, I can’t believe I used to wear a codpiece and chaps out in public! Love you man. Anyway, if you don’t examine the past you’re doomed to repeat it, so check out some of these magazine pages below and see the rest on 80’s Hard Rock & Metal.


tumblr_n7l0psrOFR1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l0yhoE1A1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l1bwKgMW1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l1dmKVp51tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l1gvR6k11tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l1sbDKPh1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l2iaa0ze1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l2n84zPL1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l16gF4xx1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l26z1iuK1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l29dRg191tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7l104eW6U1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7ombylaFb1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7omf9uPD71tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7omwlENmB1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7on0iaEh61tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7onasO3sF1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7one3MMvC1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7ooaaoS371tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7oof6XMl01tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7ooq71yfz1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7oosmmoPE1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7op49AOMu1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7t0e3pCu21tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7t00fKZt31tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7yme0Jx3e1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7yn0wNxfK1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n7ynxzGtXM1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n8cqxsLQso1tf8myho1_1280

Slash was mad hot though.

Slash was mad hot though.

tumblr_n8i7e8vkni1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n8m37e3dIm1tf8myho1_1280





tumblr_n87ewzcFLa1tf8myho1_1280 tumblr_n87gusdAS71tf8myho1_1280



Love you always, Ozzy.


Written By

Meghan MacRae grew up in Vancouver, Canada, but spent many years living in the remote woods. Living in the shadow of grizzly bears, cougars and the other predators of the wilderness taught her about the dark side of nature, and taught her to accept her place in nature's order as their prey. She is co-founder of CVLT Nation.

1 Comment

1 Comment

  1. Ana Luísa

    January 19, 2016 at 1:34 am

    Ahhh… those were the days… :v

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Relapse 9-19” height=
Sentient 112217

You May Also Like


Today I’m excited to share the interview we did with BERIT GILMA, the creative director behind Danny Elfman’s Big Mess and the remix album...


Come along with us and check out this killer COLD CAVE 2012 full set in Hollywood, California. The crowd in this video is so fucking...


There is no shame in my when I say the DEATH BELLS are the BOMB! we feel really honored that Remy has given us...


Tania Ordoñez is just getting started. After borrowing some synthesizers and drum machines from friends a few years ago, she’s since hit the ground...