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Fascinating: The Average Faces of Rock

West Coast Shaving is, well, a shaving company, which means they know a thing or two about men’s faces. After several shots of tequila (obviously) someone in the company came up with an interesting concept: “What it look like if we ‘Shopped all the faces of the members of a band into one image? What would the ‘average’ face be for that band?”

Here’s what they came up with for U2: Bono + Edge + Adam + Larry = This.

U2 - Average Face copy


Here’s the resulting image from combining all the visages of Radiohead. Still the tiniest droop of an eye.

Radiohead - Average Face copy


Now let’s try Nirvana.

Nirvana - Average Face copy

There are 26 more such works at The Huffington Post. (Oh, and the featured image? That’s Pearl Jam.)


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