It takes a certain amount of — ahem — balls to get onstage and perform in front of people. Despite appearances, even the biggest bands can suffer from pre-gig nerves. And yet, there are some bands who not only seem to be immune to stage-fright — but insist on showing you their balls… literally. Indeed, some have made it their thing: their shtick to show their stick. And, yes, it does appear to be mostly the men who like to let it all fly free, but there are a few ladies who are just as happy to get naked, too.
Here, then, are 10 of the best naked rock performances to date. Whether as a means of political protest, or just for the hell of it, they have all dropped their drawers in public, boogied in the buff, and made the world a slightly more interesting place.