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Johnny Marr, James Hetfield, Tori Amos and more

Every day can bring a new reminder that you're getting older, whether it's a new gray hair, a postcard from the AARP, or the random strain of a muscle you didn't even know you had. But sometimes nothing is as jarring as finding out that a rock star whose cassingle you wore out as a kid is turning 50. So, with our apologies, here are 10 artists who are about to celebrate the big five-o, from metal gods to indie geniuses and beyond.

By Dan Reilly

Lenny Kravitz

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Lenny Kravitz (May 26th, 2014)

If it's hard to believe that Lenny is pushing 50, think about this: his daughter, actress Zoe Kravitz, is already 24. Today, the chart-topping singer and guitarist is working on a new album, while taking some time to act in this movie franchise you may have heard of called The Hunger Games.

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