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Hair today, gone tomorrow: A headbanger's guide to remaining relevant in the modern era

See Also: - KISS and Mötley Crüe at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, 8/8/12 - Cinderella at the Grizzly Rock, 8/9/12 - Skid Row at the Grizzly Rock, 8/18/12

Motley Crue is playing a show with KISS tonight at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre in front of thousands of people, while bands like Cinderella and Skid Row are playing for much smaller crowds at the Grizzly Rock. The disparity of this proposition stirs the question: Why do some hair-metal acts continue to fare so well, long past the grunge era, while others are relegated to playing smaller clubs for a fraction of the payout? We've done the math, and we think we've found the formula. Page down for a handy examination of being hair today and gone tomorrow.