Have you ever been mistaken for a known Musician?

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  1. mikernaut

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    I was listening to a Dance Gavin Dance mix on the yubtub and saw this pic go by, and HAHHAHA I looked like Jonny Craig in this picture in the early 90's.
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    Then years later, having longer hair, I was driving and had some girls do a double take and then follow me to a gas station. They approached me and said I look like the rapper "Rittz" , but lost some weight!, ...who btw I had no idea who he was. Went home and googled him and was like " come on, I'm not that haggard and hefty!" LOL
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    These days I have a Michael Keene hair cut and could pass as his brother or with longer hair a Ginger Hanneman. Anyone else got a story? please share.
     
  2. broj15

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    I've had multiple people tell me I look like Tom May from the Menzingers (pop punk band from Pennsylvania). I guess I kinda see it, but I don't care for thier music so I deny it whenever it's brought up :lol:
     
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    No experiences like that, but I love Rittz. He’s super articulate and fast. I think I’m too goofy looking to be mistaken for a known musician.
     
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    No, but many people over 15 years have said I look like Keanu Reeves. That many people I suspect also need to get their vision checked.
     
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    Nope.

    Slightly related there is a guy who used to hang around the rock bars here who dresses like Marilyn Manson so my friend took a Facebook photo with him as a joke saying he met Marilyn Manson and know he regularly appears “10 people who think they met a celebrity” articles.
     
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    No musicians, but the wrestler "Triple H" twice. Had to look up who it was after it happened the 2nd time.
     
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    Tom Petty. Not sure if it’s a compliment or not. Lol
     
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    In 2008 we were in a departure lounge at Chicago airport for a flight to LA and an American (we're British) came up to us and asked if we were in a band.
    "Well yeah, but not one you'll have heard of".
    "Oh, I thought you guys were like, Modest Mouse or something, and since you're going to Los Angeles"
    "...nope"

    Thrilling story tbf, hope you were sitting down for it.
     
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    Noel Hogan from the Cranberries. It's become a running joke with a few friends now that when I talk about the past, I'll talk about whatever tour was going on during that point. Especially when both of us had long hair it's a spitting image.
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    Not exactly a direct musician comparison, but he probably acted as one at some point. I was driving and this couple sped up next to me on a 2 lane road, flagged me down and had me pull over. I rolled down my window, they were both looking at me with big convinced smiles and one of them said "Tom Cruise...you're Tom Cruise!" ( I don't look like him ) I said nope, sorry.
     
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    They'd have to be awfully mistaken to mistake me for a musician.
     
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    None that I can think of but back in 2015 when I was in LA hanging out with a buddy on Santa Monica beach, 2 young kids came over who didn't speak very good English and were asking something about a picture. I figured they wanted me to take their picture on the beach while they're on vacation. Nope, they both posed next to me a took got a picture with me. I'll never know why, but it keeps me up some nights.
     
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    Been told I look like John Mayer more than once ,not sure if that's something to be proud of or not
     
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    You're the spitting image of this one shredder I'm subscribed to on YouTube.
     
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    A long time ago, about 28 years, when in my high school a girl asked if I was a member of local hardcore band because she though I looked similar to some of its members. I wasn't, however a few years later I met the band's drummer and his twin brother and became known as the 3rd twin (the 3rd was a joke they had when asked each one they were, they'd always reply the 3rd one). They have became my friends since then...

    Later on college, I had a classmate that shared my first name, looked like me and dressed almost like (and also played the guitar), which created some very funny situations... there was a guy that thought we were the same person and asked himself how could I or the other me (the one person) be so fast changing clothes from one place to another at the college buildings and floors, he froze himself when after a year or so saw us together talking in the hallways and was like "wait, there's 2 of you? your name is and yours is... the same..." and he was like "damn, mystery solved!" what a laugh it was, his face was priceless... Please acknowledge that at that time, the college only got 120 new students per year so it was a pretty small universe of people and everyone almost knew everyone... it was like having a twin brother from another family...
     
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    when i was in high school my friends joked I looked like matt heafy with a jewfro. I never thought i looked like him beyond both of us being half asian.
     
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    Also when I had shorter hair and right when Austin Powers came out ,I had people think I was Seth Green/Scott Evil. Now come on, I have red hair but don't really look like him, hahah
     
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    Does Late-80's/Early-90's Dana Carvey count?

    Didn't do a whole lot for the ego because he's about 10-15 years older than me.
     
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    This thread would be a lot better with comparison pics
     
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    Not for a musician no. Mistaken for Ryan Dunn once though.
     

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