Kurt Cobain, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon… the list of music legends that left us too early goes on and on. Their early demises prevented us from having richer, fuller, and (in some cases, inevitably) tarnished catalogs from our heroes.
Musical output aside, the thought of their survival brings up a fun question with potentially horrifying answers: What would those gone-too-soon legends look like if they were still alive today? That’s what PR firm Sachs Media Group aimed to explore with its Rock & Roll Heaven photo series. And despite being extra generous (Elvis and Jim Morrison surely would’ve doubled in size given a run at modern cuisine), the results are still somewhat alarming.
Click through to see what legends like Bob Marley, Janis Joplin, Kurt Cobain, John Lennon, Keith Moon, Jim Morrison, and more would potentially look like if they were still alive today.
‘Mama’ Cass Elliot