This founding member of a band that is named partially after his last name grew up in the Cleveland area but moved out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music after high school at the urging of his dad. Years as a struggling musician and drug addiction followed, but the singer -- who also is known for his striking good looks and his dancing skills -- stuck around L.A. long enough and landed a job as a commercial jingle writer. Soon after, he finally formed a band.
There aren't a ton of second generation Asian Americans in the world of rock, so perhaps this future star's ethnicity makes it a bit easier to identify him from his yearbook photo. Think you know who this is, or would you like some clues?
This young frontwoman of an electronica duo infamously ran away from home at the tender age of 14 to live in a squat community of gutter punks and start an all-girl crust-noise band with the endearing name of Fetus Fatale, yet -- lucky us! -- continued to go to school, providing the opportunity for this otherwise elusive yearbook photo to be shot. Think you know the name of the budding star featured in the picture?
This singer fronts a popular Brooklyn-based indie rock duo these days, but her background hasn't always been so hip. Growing up in New Jersey with a theater and television background, she appeared in a Nickelodeon magazine commercial and sang in a teen pop group called RubyBlue. Think you know who it is?
This kid from Montana has become a famous singer. He's lost the long hair but now fronts a successful alternative rock band, which he has led for well over a decade. Can you spot the star shown in this yearbook picture? If not, read on for more hints.
This handsome fella grew up in Petroskey, Mich. before going on to become a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter. Think you can identify who is featured in this yearbook photo? If you can't just yet, read on for some more hints.
This adorable teen would go on to become one of America's most lovable indie songstresses. Think you can identify who is featured in this yearbook photo? If you're stumped, read on for some more hints.
You'd never know by looking at this picture, but this normal-looking guy would go on to front one of the most influential indie bands of all time, or whatever. Do you recognize him? If not, read on for some hints.
Think you can name the future frontman who's featured in this yearbook photo? This singer got his start in a band named Pinwheel and with a solo project titled All-Time Quarterback before forming the group that would put him on the map in Bellingham, Wash. in 1997. The band's debut album, 'Something About Airplanes,' dropped the following year.
Think you can name the future indie rock star pictured in this yearbook photo? He has a pretty distinct look these days, and part of it definitely comes out in this photo. But if you can't figure out who it is, don't worry -- we have some hints for you.