glam rock

The Mighty Plod Obscure Alternatives

May 8, 2013

The Mighty Plod | Martin Newell & The Band Everyone Refused     Martin Newell and the Mighty Plod should have been on par with say Bebop Deluxe as a 70s hit-maker. The song “Neo City” attests to Martin Newell’s voice as a cool glam rock vocalist. The instrumentation is leaning toward rock & roll […]

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Is Glam Rock Dead? Or Just Making Money

May 22, 2012

Is glam rock even a viable term in today’s music scene? Glam rock was assimilated by punk rock and so only exists in a form of mythology relating to the 1970s David Bowie, Mott the Hoople, Roxy Music and T-Rex era. Modern bands have used the visual aspects of many glam rock idioms without sometimes […]

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Glam Rock | Look at Those Cavemen Go

January 11, 2011

Glam Rock| Before the Stardust There was quite naturally a sense of euphoria throughout Europe and the US after the hardships of the Second World War. This new Zeitgeist of optimism provided the perfect back-drop for what followed in terms of new popular culture and new glamorous fashions. It is during this decade, especially from […]

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Glam Rock all that will Glitter

October 7, 2010

Glam rock (also known as glitter rock) is a style of rock and pop music that developed in the UK in the early 1970s, which was performed by singers and musicians who wore outrageous clothes, makeup and hairstyles, particularly platform-soled boots and glitter.[1] The flamboyant costumes and visual styles of glam performers were often camp […]

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Glam Rock Style DJ Ruth Flowers

August 31, 2010

Image via Wikipedia The glam -ma of dj culture French European star Ruth Flowers is a sixty nine year old glamor sensation. her positive attitude and British sense of humor,audacity and plain old get up and go make her glam rock music’s new pop hero. Ruth basically knows all the great pop.rock.glam.soul songs of the […]

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Glam Wrestling

May 18, 2010

There might be an understandable tendency to overlook Wales as having contributed anything much glam to the world, (other than perhaps Steve Strange who didn’t exactly go out of his way to advertize that he was from Porthcawl or 90’s glam rock band Tygertailz.) So a Welsh glam wrester? From the bizarre costuming of Mexico’s […]

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