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Great Rockstar Faces -- What They Were Really Thinking 

In the throes of rocking out, musicians can make the strangest faces. After conducting intense psychological research, mind-reading, and some good ol' fashioned guessing, we're ready to decode the secret thoughts behind the best rockstar faces captured by SF Weekly photographers.
Joseph Schell
"This tastes nothing like ice cream." From "Treasure Island Music Festival: Day One."
"Is that a...chicken...up there?" From "Summersalt Music Festival."
Calibree Photography
"Fuck. I have no IDEA where I parked." From "Black Lips at the Great American Music Hall."
Joseph Schell
"Yes! I totally remember where I parked!" From "Treasure Island Music Festival: Day One."
Christopher Victorio
"You can do this, Lenny. You can do this. Just hit the thing with the other thing." From "U2 at the Oakland Coliseum."
Joseph Schell
"I DON'T have to pee. I DON'T have to pee. I can hold it!" (version one) From Treasure Island Music Festival: Day One."
Christopher Victorio
"Seriously. I can hold it. I DON'T have to pee." (version two) From Treasure Island Music Festival: Day Two."
Calibree Photography
"Man, I am so glad I wore this sponge on my face today." From "Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre."
Christopher Victorio
"Fuuuuck. I should NOT have told Jake I'd hold his stash today." From "Treasure Island Music Festival: Day Two."
Calibree Photography
Calibree Photography
"Why do I always forget to paint my nails? Sigh." From "Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre."
Calibree Photography
"No one appreciates my goldfish face. Maybe I just need to practice more." From "Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae at Bill Graham."
"Goldfish face? Okayyy, I'm just gonna stay over here." From "Banhart, ?uestlove, Martsch -- The Top 10 Beards in Modern Music."
Calibree Photography
"And you said I couldn't touch my nose with my tongue. Ha! Shows what you know." From "Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre."
Joseph Schell
"I was gonna try to touch my tongue to my nose too, but then I saw this microphone and it just looked so GOOD." From "Treasure Island Music Festival: Day One."
Christopher Victorio
"That thing over there looks really interesting, but I have no concept of how far away it is for some weird reason." From "Treasure Island Music Festival, Day Two."
Jamie Soja
"Uh-oh. Dave must've eaten at that shitty taco truck again. Ugh." From "Widespread Panic at the Fox Theater."
Jamie Soja
"God that taco was good." From "Widespread Panic at the Fox Theater."
Calibree Photography
"FUCK!!! They gave me that stupid-ass, tiny-ass cymbal again! How many times do I have to tell them!?" From "Angels of Vice at Great American Music Hall."
Calibree Photography
"Yawwwn. Maybe if I leave my hands up, no one will notice if I take a quick na......" From "Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Amphitheatre."
Gil Riego Jr.
"Enough with this stupid slideshow, stop reading my mind already!" From "Motley Crue at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium."
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Joseph Schell
"This tastes nothing like ice cream." From "Treasure Island Music Festival: Day One."
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