MANCHESTER, TN - JUNE 13: Lars Ulrich (L) and James Hetfield of Metallica perform at the 2008 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival on June 13, 2008 in Manchester, Tennessee. (Photo by Jeff Gentner/Getty Images)

Rock stars from the ‘80s often complained that their ‘90s successors didn’t have a distinctive “look.” Looking back on this gallery, you can see that that wasn’t, and isn’t, the case. They may not have used much hairspray and makeup, but these ‘90s rock acts are instantly recognizable icons. And many of them are still with us today, recording new music and playing the classics on tour. Check out our gallery of ‘90s Rock icons below.