1986 Rock Stars

The 1986 Rock Stars were a Brazilian Sticker set that featured many of the Rock & Pop artists of the 70s and 80s. Within the set you can find both band and solo cards of Motley Crue, Metallica, Van Halen, and Twisted Sister.

These stickers are extremely tough to source and many that you find will not have backs.

During this era of Brazil stickers, backs were peeled off and put into albums. These stickers are also often miscut and deal with staining.

Back of Cards

Este Cromo E Parte Integrante Do Livro Ilustrado “Rock Stars”

Translated: This Sticker Is An Integral Part Of The Illustrated Book “Rock Stars”

Most Valuable Cards

Motley Crue #9/10

While the first-ever Motley Crue card to showcase the band was in 1984, the solo rookie cards were first present in 1986. Nikki Sixx is the only member to have a dual sticker. While the other members have single panels. 

In 1985 Motley Crue had just released Theatre of Pain which featured hits like Smokin’ in The Boys Room & Home Sweet Home. 

Nikki Sixx #11/12

Tommy Lee #15

Nick Mars #16

Vince Neil #19

Steven Tyler #29/30

While Aerosmith has an earlier release in the 1978 Sgt. Pepper release, this is the first solo card of lead singer Steven Tyler. 

Besides fronting Aerosmith Tyler spent a few years as one of the judges of hit show American Idol and recorded a solo country album.

Metallica #85/86

Metallica has an earlier Album card in 1984, but these were the first cards to showcase the faces of band members. 

Three rookies are in the set, the full band (#84/85), Lars Ulrich #88, and James Hetfield. The Hetfield is actually an error card as the back mentions Kirk but uses a picture of James. 

This set would also be the only cards to feature Cliff Burton before he passed away. In September of 86 Cliff had passed away when the Metallica bus crashed in Sweden.

Metallica (Lars Ulrich) #88

Kirk Hammet (James Hetfield) #89

Bon Jovi

1986 was a pivotal year for the Band. With the release of Slippery When Wet came the singles: Living on a Prayer, You Give Love a Bad Name, and Wanted Dead or Alive. Bon Jovi has an earlier Rookie card within the 1985 Wonder Bread Rock Stars set. It’s quite common to find in comparison to the 1986 Rock Stars. 

Jon Bon Jovi, the lead singer, has his first solo appearance in the set. 

Jon Bon Jovi #158

Bon Jovi #159

Sammy Hagar (Van Halen) #178

In 1985 David Lee roth would leave Van Halen to pursue a solo career. Later that year Sammy Hagar would perform with Van Halen for the first time at Farm Aid. 

Many Van Halen fans are split over Roth vs Hagar. Both are featured in the set, however this is the first Van Hagar card.

1986 Rock Stars Checklist

1 Tina Turner e Brian Adams

2 Tina Turner/Mad Max

3 Tina Turner e Mick Jagger

4 Tina Turner

5 Roland Orzabal (Tears for Fears)

6 Curt Smith (Tears for Fears)

7/8 Tears for Fears

9/10 Motley Crue

11/12 Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)

13 Motley Crue

14 Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue)

15 Tommy L (Motley Crue)

16 Nick Mars (Motley Crue)

17/18 Motley Crue

19 Vince Neil (Motley Crue)

20/21 Angus Young (AC/DC)

22/23 Brian Johnson (AC/DC)

24 W.A.S.P

25 Chris Holmes (W.A.S.P)

26 Blackie Lawless (W.A.S.P)

27 Randy Piper (W.A.S.P)

28 Aerosmith

29/30 Steve Tyler/Aerosmith

31/32 RATT

33 RATT

34 Robin Crosby (RATT)

35 Stephen Pearce (RATT)

36 Warren De Martini (RATT)

37 Joan Croucien (RATT)

38 Yngwie Malmsteen

39 Yngwie Malmsteen

40/41 Madonna 

42 Madonna

43 Madonna/Procura-se-Susan

44 Madonna

45 Madonna

46/47 Prince

48 Prince

49 A-Ha

50 A-Ha

51 Til Tuesday

52/53 Bruce Springsteen

54 Bruce Springsteen

55/56 Bruce Springsteen

57/58 Duran Duran

59/60 Simon Le Bon (Duran Duran)

61 Duran Duran

62 Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran)

63/64 Power Situation

65 Robert Taylor (Power Situation)

66 John Taylor (Power Situation)

67/68 Billy Idol

69 Billy Idol

70 Billy Idol

71 Scritti Politti

72/73 Scritti Politti

74/75 Depeche Mode

76/77 Eddie (Iron Maiden)

78/79 Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden)

80 Steve Harris (Iron Maiden)

81 Iron Maiden

82 Bruce Dickinson (Iron Maiden)

83 Iron Maiden

84 Nicko McBrain (Iron Maiden)

85/86 Metallica

87 Metallica

88 Metallica

89 Kirk Hammet (Error Shows James Hetfield)

90 Metallica

91/92 U-2

93 Bono Vox (U2)

94 Bono Vox (U2)

95 Euritymics

96 Euritymics

97 Rick Springfield

98 Rick Springfield

99 The Cure

100 Robert Smith (The Cure)

101 The Cult

102 Culture Club

103/104 Boy George

105 G.I. Orange

106 The Smiths

107 The Smiths

108 The Smiths

109 Thompson Twins

110 Marillion

111 Phil Collins

112 Howard Jones

113 Vandemberg

114 Corey Hart

115 Echo & The Bunnyman

116 Mick Jagger (Rolling Stones)

117/118 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

119 Holly Johnson

120/121 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)

122 A.J. Pero (Twisted Sister)

123 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)

124 J.J French (Twisted Sister)

125 Twisted Sister

126 Dee Snider (Twisted Sister)

127 Stryper

128 Stryper

129 Pretty Maids

130 Jimmy Page/Led Zeppelin

131/132 Joe Elioitt (Def Leppard)

133 Def Leppard

134 Joe Elioitt (Def Leppard)

135 Def Leppard

136/137 Sting

138 Sting

139 Sting

140/141 Queen

142 Freddie Mercury/Queen

143 Sade

144 Jin Kerr/Simple Minds

145 Simple Minds

146 John Waite

147/148 Cindy Louper

149 Cindy Louper

150 Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits)

151 Dire Straits

152/153 Keel

154/155 Vandemberg

156 David Bowie

157 David Bowie

158 Jon Bon Jovi

159 Bon Jovi

160 Midnight Oil

161 Y&T

162 Y&T

163 Heart

164 Whitesnake

165 Kiss

166 Gene Simmons/Kiss

167/168 Ronnie James Dio

169 Dio

170 Ronnie James Dio

171 Brad Gillis/Night Ranger

172 Night Ranger

173 Night Ranger

174/175 David Lee Roth (Van Halen)

176 Van Halen

177 Eddie “Ban Halen”

178 Sammy Hagar (Van Halen)

179 David Lee Roth (Van Halen)

180 Pete Burns/Dead or Alive

181/182 Dead or Alive

183 Pete Burns/Dead or Alive

184/185 Quiet Riot

186 Kevin Dubrown (Quiet Riot)

187 Quiet Riot

188 Carlos Cavazo (Quiet Riot)

189 Exploited

190 ZZ Top

191 Palm Springs

192 INXS

193 Jeff Beck

194 Julian Lennon

195/196 Wham

197 Andy (Wham)

198 George Michael (Wham)

199/200 Accept

201 Udo (Accept)

202 Accept

203 Wolf Hoffman (Accept)

204 Malice 

205 R.E.M

206 Judas Priest

207 Judas Priest

208 Rob Halford (Judas Priest)

209 Judas Priest

210/211 Judas Priest

212 Judas Priest

213/214 Deep Purple

215 Richie Blackmore (Deep Purple)

216 Deep Purple

217 Ian Gillan (Deep Purple)

218 Roger Glover (Deep Purple)

219/220 David Coverdale (Deep Purple, Whitesnake)

221/222 Peter Biff Byford (Saxon)

223 Saxon 

224 Peter Biff Byford (Saxon)

225/226 Scorpions

227 Claus Meine (Scorpions)

228 Scorpions

229 Dokken

230 Dokken

231 Geoge Lynch (Dokken)

232 Dokken

233 Go West

234 Daryl Hall & John Oates

235 Sheila E

236 Foreigner

237/238 Autograph

239 Steve Linch (Autograph)

240 Autograph

241 Paul Young

242 Bob Geldof

243 Stevie Wonder

244 Fine Young Cannibals

245 New Order

246 Lemmy/Motorhead

247 Brian Adams

248 John Cougar

249 Tigers of Pan Tang

250 Rudy Sarzo

251 Ozzy Osbourne

252/253 Ozzy Osbourne

 

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