Female Glam Rockers: Leathered Up & Queens of Noise

[ There are only a handful of all female Glam Rock bands, but these true rock innovators brought about more heavy metal sounds that astounded audiences in the 70s, because at that time, no one ever imagined that girls could rock as hard as boys when it came to rock music. Yet these Glamour Rock […]

Lou Reed Underground Glitter

Lewis Allan “Lou” Reed is an American rock musician out of New York City, who originated an alternative form of rock music with threads of Glam rock, Glitter rock, Avant Garde, German and French expressionism, Bohemian pop art, as well as punk rock/metal music. all integrated in a beautifully complicated mixture that is often mind-bending […]

Mott The Hoople “Young Dudes” Glam Rock

The advertisement to the 2010 documentary on the band, entitled “The Ballad of Mott the Hoople” (see http://www.music-news.com for details) leads off with this statement, “The ballad begins with four lads from Herefordshire [England] who, in the 1960s, fell under the spell of musicians like Little Richard. So impressed were they that they set off […]

Queen Bohemian Glam Rock

Queen was a British rock band formed in London in 1971, consisting of Freddie Mercury (lead singer), Brian May (guitar), John Deacon (bass guitar), and Roger Taylor(drums). Before joining Queen, Brian May and Roger Taylor had been playing in a band called Smile. According to Wikipedia, Freddie Mercury (known then by his birth name of […]

New York Dolls Ultra Glam

The New York Dolls are an American Glam Rock band, formed in New York in 1971. Their sound, style,  outrageous, in-your-face behavior and pretty-boy dress, trash guitar and lyrics took the world by storm in the 1970s. The New York Dolls influenced many New Wave and Glam Metal rockers in the 70s and 80s, especially […]

Slade Glam & Metal Rock

    Slade is a Glam Rock/Hard Rock band that was formed in 1966, who had major success in the 70s and 80s with pop rock lyrics, stage costuming, defiant attitudes, and vocal mastery. The group consisted of Noddy Holder (lead vocals and guitar), Dave Hill (lead guitar), Jim Lea (bass guitar), and Don Powell (drums). […]

Glam Rock Star Schedule of Podcasts

On this page, you will find a list of the Glam Rock podcasts that will be made available for your listening enjoyment! I am affiliated with the Connecticut School of Broadcasting in Orlando, Florida and my moniker is “DJ Steph”. It is my pleasure to bring you these weekly podcasts of Glamour Rock favorites, which […]

The Sweet and Glam Rock Style

     The Sweet (sometimes simply known as Sweet) were an English rock band that achieved international fame in the 1970s, and are widely known as one of the most prominent of Glamour Rock artists, in that they promulgated outrageous outfits, effeminate style, brazen lyrics with tight drums, vocal harmony (in four parts -each member had an […]

Glamour Rock aka Glitter Rock Style

      Glam Rock (Glamour Rock aka Glitter Rock) is a form of pop rock music that developed in the UK and US in the 1970s, and continued its influence into the 1980s. It all truly began with two major inventors of the Art form, which were T. Rex (Marc Bolan) and David Bowie. It is and was a style […]