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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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Lady Gaga Close No Cigar

May 9, 2012

  Lady Gaga is the epitome of glam rock to the current youth, but how much of what she does is “lifted from the past” In the 2010 Grammy Honors as well as costumes designed for her Monster Ball tour the look borrows heavily from 1970s glam to 1980s new romantic. From Jobriath and David […]

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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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