A Rok 'n' Roll Odyssey: Glam Rock

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GLAM ROCK

Where?

UK

When?

Early to mid-1970s

The artists?

T-Rex, Sweet, KISS, New York Dolls, David Bowie, Elton John

The sound?

Glam rock was both an extension and reaction against the English psychedelic and art rock scenes that emerged during the late 1960s.

The look?

As much as a fashion as a music subgenre, glam rock was based on eccentricity and androgyny - think glittery make-up, sequined clothes, garish hairstyles and platform-soled boots!

Modern day equivalents?

The Darkness, Steel Panther