Favorite Activities of Today’s Top Rockstars

As the saying goes, “sex, drugs, and rock and roll.” While those things may have been the norm in the past, many of today’s top rockstars have different favorite activities that they enjoy. Here’s a look at the favorite activities of 20 of the biggest names in rock music today.

Dave Grohl

When he’s not fronting the Foo Fighters, Grohl is an avid fan of barbecue and cooking. He even has his own show on TV where he visits famous musicians and cooks with them.

Eddie Vedder

The Pearl Jam frontman is a big fan of surfing, and can often be found catching waves in his free time.


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Maynard James Keenan

The enigmatic frontman of Tool is also a winemaker and spends much of his time tending to his vineyard in Arizona.

Chris Martin

When he’s not touring with Coldplay, Martin is a big fan of yoga and meditation.

Brandon Flowers

The Killers’ frontman is an avid reader and can often be found with his nose buried in a book.

Thom Yorke

The Radiohead singer is a big fan of nature and enjoys hiking and exploring the outdoors.

James Hetfield

The Metallica frontman is a big fan of hot rods. He has a collection of classic cars he likes working on in his free time.

Anthony Kiedis

The Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman is an avid surfer. Often he can be found catching waves in Malibu.

Dave Mustaine

The Megadeth frontman is a big fan of golf and can often be found on the links in his free time.

Billy Corgan

The Smashing Pumpkins frontman is an avid collector of vintage guitars. He can often be found scouring pawn shops for his next acquisition.

Josh Homme

The Queens of the Stone Age frontman is an avid fan of motorcycles and enjoys riding and tinkering with his bikes.

Dave Matthews

The Dave Matthews Band frontman is an avid environmentalist and spends much of his free time working on environmental causes.

Kurt Cobain (posthumously)

The late Nirvana frontman was an avid painter and had a passion for creating art.

Ozzy Osbourne

The Prince of Darkness is a big fan of dogs and has a collection of over ten dogs that he likes to spend time with.

James Bay

The English singer-songwriter is a big fan of photography and enjoys taking pictures when he’s not on tour.

Trent Reznor

The Nine Inch Nails frontman is an avid fan of technology and enjoys tinkering with gadgets and software.

Corey Taylor

The Slipknot frontman is an avid fan of comic books and has even written his own comic book series.

Florence Welch

The Florence + The Machine singer is an avid fan of poetry and literature and often draws inspiration from it in her songwriting.

Billie Joe Armstrong

The Green Day frontman is an avid fan of skateboarding and can often be found riding around on his board.

Matt Bellamy

The Muse frontman is an avid fan of conspiracy theories and enjoys researching and reading about them in his free time.

As you can see, the favorite activities of today’s top rockstars vary widely, from cooking to surfing to collecting vintage guitars. While they may be known for their music, it’s clear that they have a wide range of interests outside of the recording studio and the stage.