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  • 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...
  • Experience the golden age of rock n' roll with Mott The Hoople

    Experience the golden age of rock n' roll with Mott The Hoople

    Mott The Hoople is an English hard rock band that has been strongly identified with the glam rock movement of the early seventies. They have recorded seven studio albums with two of them charting in the Billboard Top 100 (Mott and The Hoople). Their biggest hit in the United States was the song "All...
  • Santa Cruz's forthcoming release powered by sweat, booze and guitars

    Santa Cruz's forthcoming release powered by sweat, booze and guitars

    New glam metal is a little hard to come by these days... Poppy punk grooves with thriving guitars and a lot of hair (and a lot of hairspray) - glam metal was at the top of its game in the late 70's and early 80's, and particularly on the Sunset Strip of L.A. It's an era that is missed dearly by...
  • U.K. glam rockers Sweet are a cut above the rest

    U.K. glam rockers Sweet are a cut above the rest

    Sweet are a glam rock pop band from the United Kingdom that found great success in the pop charts during the seventies with such hits as "The Ballroom Blitz" and "Fox on the Run." When glam rock became passe, the band morphed into a hard rock outfit and continued on until original lead singer Brian...
  • Spiders & Snakes release video for "Kawasaki City"

    Spiders & Snakes release video for "Kawasaki City"

    To those who believe that glam rock and metal is dead, they're simply not looking in the right place... Spiders & Snakes, the Los Angeles, CA. based glam rock band is alive, well, and making new videos! Led by ex-London co-founder Lizzie Grey, Spiders & Snakes has just released a music...
  • The New York Dolls have traversed down a road of failures and success

    The New York Dolls have traversed down a road of failures and success

    The New York Dolls have found a resurgence in their music during the past 10 years. Originally founded in 1971, the band was fueled by drugs, booze and a rebellious attitude. After their original implosion and dispersal of guitarist Johnny Thunders, bassist Arthur Kane and drummer Jerry Nolan in...
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