16 Musicians Who’ve Served in the US Military


Did you know there are quite a few rock and metal musicians who’ve served in the U.S. military?

Maynard James Keenan of Tool, A Perfect Circle and Puscifer joined the army after graduating high school in hopes that the G.I. Bill would help with his desire to go to art school. Limp Bizkit‘s Fred Durst served a brief stint in the Navy. All That RemainsPhil Labonte was in the Marines after several of his family members had served in different branches.

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Some of the artists listed below served full terms, while others lasted temporarily. Either way, they all deserve to be recognized for their service.

Scroll through the gallery below to see 16 musicians who’ve served in the U.S. military.

16 Musicians Who’ve Served in the US Military

These rock and metal musicians served in the U.S. military at some point.

Gallery Credit: Lauryn Schaffner

18 Rock + Metal Artists Showing Patriotism

These artists have shown patriotism onstage, in photos and at other events.

Gallery Credit: Lauryn Schaffner

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