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Behind the Mask: Musicians Who Conceal Their Faces and Why

Sometimes fame isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, which we guess is why there are still some modest musicians out there who don’t feel the need to show their faces to the world. While you might think this is a little weird, performers have actually worn masks since ancient times. Besides the dramatic effect masks and face paint provide, there are many other reasons why modern performers choose to cover their mugs. Maybe it’s because they want to hide their true identities, make a statement, or just differentiate themselves from other artists out there. In some cases, we’ll never know what their motivation is, but for whatever reason they may have, these musicians have chosen to conceal their faces from the public with elaborate masks and paint.

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