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0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 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.


Glam Rock bands starting with 'W': 2 bands in database

Whitesnake (United Kingdom)Wizzard (United Kingdom)

Glam Rock artists starting with 'W': 19 artists in database

Alan WilliamsAndy Walton
Bernd WeberBruce Worrall
Charlie WilliamsCliff Williams
Dave WalkerDave Whittaker
David WesleyEckart Voggenreiter
Gary WilliamsJackie Williams
Kev WardNeal Wilkinson
Pete "Overend" WattsRick Wills
Roy WoodRussell Webb
Simon Wright

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