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RockBoar.com Picture     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.

    Glam rock visuals peaked during the mid 1970s with artists including T. Rex, David Bowie , Roxy Music and Gary Glitter in the UK and New York Dolls, Lou Reed and Jobriath in the US.

    Although glam rock went into a steep decline in popularity in the second half of the 1970s it was a direct influence on acts that rose to prominence later, including Kiss and American glam metal acts like Quiet Riot, W.A.S.P., Twisted Sister and Mötley Crüe.


Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glam_Rock


Glam Rock bands starting with 'R': 4 bands in database

Mick Ralphs (United Kingdom)Rabbit (Australia)
Roxy Music (United Kingdom)Rubettes (United Kingdom)
 

Glam Rock artists starting with 'R': 17 artists in database

Ambrose ReynoldsAxl Rose
Brian RuedyChris Redburn
Chris RobisonDave Robson
David Lee RothDerek Rootham
Doug ReaJohn Richardson
Mick RalphsMick Ronson
Mick RussellPaul Rutner
Phil RuddRazzle
Rick Rivets

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