25 celebrities you didn’t know had music careers

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Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves is one of those mysterious stars that never ceases to surprise us. Before being an actor, Keanu dreamed of being a hockey player. He was a successful goalie on his high school team, but an injury kept him from achieving that dream. It seems like acting wasn’t the only talent Keanu could explore.

Keanu was one of the founding members of the alternative rock band Dogstar. He was the bassist and also provided backing vocals for the group. The band released their debut EP Quatro Formaggi in 1996, followed by two studio albums in 1996 and 2000. They never really broke the mainstream market, but two of their opening acts went on to become huge successes: Rancid and Weezer.

Keanu left the band to focus his time on his acting career. Their last performance together was in Japan back in 2002. Keanu and bandmate Robert Mailhouse later teamed up again to perform in a band named Becky. They performed on some TV shows but didn’t last for very long.

Maybe it’s best that Keanu focus on his acting career. After hit movies like Point Break, Speed, John Wick, and The Matrix, his movie career seems to be much more successful than his attempt at music. But it doesn’t seem like Keanu ever does anything for the money or praise. As we said, he’s that mysterious star that we can never quite read.

For all we know, he can be found busking somewhere in middle America and nobody would even know. And to be honest, nobody would really be surprised either.