This just in - filed at the top of my "why the hell do I think this is noteworthy?" category:
Former Hanoi Rocks rhythm guitarist Nasty Suicide:
Is now mild-mannered Finnish pharmacist Jan Stenfors:
Same guy. I guess there is life after rock after all. It is somehow heartening to know that one can ingest well over half of the vodka and cocaine in the Western hemisphere and turn out OK in the long run. Well done, Jan. I hope you're living well. I always thought you didn't get enough camera time, what with Michael Monroe's and Andy McCoy's constant mugging. There would be no Guns & Roses without you. Well, no Izzy, anyway.
As for why Hanoi Rocks is so underrated and doesn't get the credit they deserve for a) refining, if not inventing, the "hair band" look, and b) mixing punk and metal long before it was cool (i.e., obligatory), well...that's another post.