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  • Watch: Poison perform 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' at 2018 North American tour launch

    Watch: Poison perform 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' at 2018 North American tour launch

    Poison kicked off their massive 2018 North American tour with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil on May 18 in Irvine, California, at Five Points Amphitheatre. Frontman Bret Michaels and company rocked through a hit-filled 14-song setlist, which included a cover of their chart-topping hit “Every Rose Has Its...
  • Listen to Micky James' excellent debut single 'Give It To Me Straight'

    Listen to Micky James' excellent debut single 'Give It To Me Straight'

    Last month, up and coming glam-rock singer Micky James made a play for rock ‘n roll glory with the release of his phenomenal first single “Give It To Me Straight.” A throwback jam in the very best sense of phase, the single is a glam rock tune par excellence. Although it has a vibe not dissimilar...
  • New documentary 'Beside Bowie' looks at the life of guitarist Mick Ronson

    New documentary 'Beside Bowie' looks at the life of guitarist Mick Ronson

    To hardcore fans of iconic musician David Bowie, guitarist Mick Ronson is an integral part of Bowie's Ziggy Stardust-era work. Now a new documentary is shining a spotlight on Ronson, giving him the recognition he very much deserves over two decades after his death.  Beside Bowie: The Mick Ronson...
  • Watch: Poison announces 2018 tour of North America with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil

    Watch: Poison announces 2018 tour of North America with Cheap Trick and Pop Evil

    Poison fans rejoice! Frontman Bret Michaels will once again reunite with the band's original line up to headline a powerful triple bill in 2018, featuring Cheap Trick and Pop Evil. The “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” hitmakers dropped the big news on Feb. 6 via their official Poison website. Dubbing the...
  • Watch: The Struts rock out in 'One Night Only" video

    Watch: The Struts rock out in 'One Night Only" video

    UK glam rock band The Struts have shared their new video for their latest single "One Night Only." Directed by Ryan Hunter Phillips, the clip shows the band in their element. It captures their high energy show and takes you back to the days when sex, drugs, and rock and roll ruled music. Watch the...
  • The Darkness are flying high on their new album 'Pinewood Smile'

    The 5 most outrageous lyrics on The Darkness' new album 'Pinewood Smile'

    The Darkness are not ones for modesty, musically or lyrically. Their bombastic glam rock is descended from fellow British icons like Queen and Thin Lizzy and the group's cheeky, over-the-top lyrics help the whole enterprise feel like a party invitation you can't possibly refuse. To put it another...
  • The Darkness announce 2018 North American 'Tour De Prance'

    The Darkness announce 2018 North American 'Tour De Prance'

    It’s time to dig those leather pants out of the closet: The great glam rock revivalists The Darkness are returning to North America. On Monday, the British four-piece announced their 2018 Tour De Prance North American tour. The trek gets underway on March 29 at the Fonda in Los Angeles and wraps up...
  • Listen: Van Halen’s ‘Right Now’ gets modern electronic makeover from Classixx

    Listen: Van Halen’s ‘Right Now’ gets modern electronic makeover from Classixx

    Van Halen’s epic, “Right Now,” has everything an arena rock fan would want from the world famous glam metal band. Even though the 1980s had ended by the time of its release on their For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge album in 1991, the famous tune had those dreamy synths, huge drums and inspiring pianos...
  • Enuff Z'nuff to unleash collection of rarities, 'Clowns Lounge' 

    Enuff Z'nuff to unleash collection of rarities, 'Clowns Lounge'

    One of the great things about any veteran band is that in addition to the cache of well-loved material they've released during their history, there's also most certainly a decent amount of material that's never made it to fan's ears. And one of the coolest thing imaginable is when a particular band...
  • Classic rock icon Ian Hunter coming to The Bell House in Brooklyn

    Classic rock icon Ian Hunter coming to The Bell House in Brooklyn

    British singer/songwriter/guitarist Ian Hunter will be appearing with The Rant Band at The Bell House in Brooklyn, New York on Thursday, October 6.   Hunter is best known as the voice and  image of the glam rock band Mott the Hoople in the '70s, as well as his work as a solo artist. With Mott the...
  • BlackRain releases new music video for the song ‘Killing Me’

    BlackRain releases new music video for the song ‘Killing Me’

    Last month, France’s BlackRain released its new full-length studio CD, titled Release, issued by UDR Music. To give fans a sample of what the band is all about, BlackRain has created a music video for the song “Killing Me.” Recorded at Spitfire Studios in the Hollywood Hills under the careful...
  • The Top 10 Best T. Rex songs

    The Top 10 Best T. Rex songs

    T. Rex was an English psychedelic glam rock band from London, England. Founded in 1967 as Tyrannosaurs Rex by singer/guitarist Marc Bolan and percussionist/bassist Steve Peregrin Took. The band released twelve studio albums during their ten years together. Presented here are ten of T. Rex's best...
  • AXS TV honors rock icon David Bowie with ‘Ziggy Stardust’ concert film

    AXS TV honors rock icon David Bowie with ‘Ziggy Stardust’ concert film

    Beloved rock icon David Bowie is honored by AXS TV on Sunday, Jan. 17 with the classic concert film Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. The 1973 film is the only HD performance footage of David Bowie and features behind-the-scenes and includes hits “Changes,” “Space Oddity” and “Suffragette...
  • The Struts to headline sold out Buffalo Iron Works on October 26

    The Struts to headline sold out Buffalo Iron Works on October 26

    English rockers the Struts will perform for a sold out crowd at Buffalo Iron Works on Monday, October 26 with special guests. The U.K.-bred, L.A.-based glam rock band - consisting of lead vocalist Luke Spiller, guitarist Addo Slack, bassist Jed Elliott, and drummer Gethin Davies - is out on...
  • ‘Nothin' but a Good Time’ for the 5 best Poison song lyrics

    ‘Nothin' but a Good Time’ for the 5 best Poison song lyrics

    One of the most commercially successful glam metal bands of the 1980s, Poison has sold over 45 million records worldwide, 15 million of which were sold in the United States. Poison charted 10 singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. In 2012 VH1 ranked Poison at No. 1 on its list of the Best Hair Metal...
  • Top 5 song lyrics from glam rock-heavy metal band Cinderella

    Top 5 song lyrics from glam rock-heavy metal band Cinderella

    Cinderella was one of the most popular glam rock bands of the 1980s. The new, at the time, medium of music television made their videos some of the most popular in MTV’s rotation. Cinderella stacked up the multi-platinum albums but personal setbacks, dissolution of the band and changes in the music...
  • No ‘Foolin': these are the 5 best Def Leppard lyrics

    No ‘Foolin': these are the 5 best Def Leppard lyrics

    The new wave of the British heavy metal invasion began in the mid-1970s bringing a fusion of hard rock, heavy metal and glam rock to legions of fans. In 1977 bassist Rick Savage, guitarist Pete Willis, and drummer Tony Kenning, students at the Tapton School in Sheffield, South Yorkshire in Britain...
  • Top 5 song lyrics from ‘Notorious’ '80s band Duran Duran

    Top 5 song lyrics from ‘Notorious’ '80s band Duran Duran

    Duran Duran ruled the airwaves and made teenage girls swoon in the 1980s with their boyish charm and well-dressed, glam band bad-boy looks. Like the Beatles, young women around the world declared that one band member was their favorite over another. Duran Duran was considered the leading band of the...
  • KISS: 5 best song lyrics from the most theatrical band in hard rock history

    KISS: 5 best song lyrics from the most theatrical band in hard rock history

    KISS hit the hard rock scene in the 1970s with heavily painted faces and outlandish stage costumes. They brought hard rock, later referred to as glam rock, to an entirely different level with their elaborate live shows filled with shooting rockets, smoking guitars, pyrotechnics and Gene Simmons...
  • Meat Loaf: 5 best song lyrics or verses

    Meat Loaf: 5 best song lyrics or verses

    There is a plethora of information available about the man known professionally as Meat Loaf. He is an actor, singer, songwriter and father. He has coached his children’s baseball and softball teams. Meat Loaf has sold more than 80 million records worldwide. Born Marvin Lee Aday, he later legally...
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