Articles tagged glam rock

Marilyn Manson: Heaven Upside Down

New album sees Manson attempt to reclaim his crown as nation’s favorite boogie man.

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20 Questions: Doctors of Madness’ Richard Strange

The Sex Pistols once opened for them, and are cited as the missing link between glam and punk. At long last, their music is available again, and frontman/erstwhile Death Eater Richard Strange reflects on it all.

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The Grace and Beauty of Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’

It's not often that great bands have the opportunity to end a career on a high note with their swansong song albums, but Roxy Music brilliantly did with Avalon.

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Hormonal Rush: The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of Shakespears Sister

In 1992, Shakespears Sister released Hormonally Yours, a bizarre, moonlit excursion into gothic glam-pop, featuring a host of songs beamed in from the galaxies of sci-fi.

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18 Jan 2017 // 9:30 AM

Glam Is Good

Simon Reynold's Shock and Awe is a thorough investigation into the many facets of rock's most maligned moniker.

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Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions (Deluxe 6-CD Edition)

These leaner versions of well-known tracks showcase a version of Queen with less pomp but plenty of circumstance.

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Queen: Queen on Air - The Complete BBC Radio Sessions

An early collection of BBC radio sessions show Britain's glam rock kings taking their painstaking technique to a looser environment, with often winning results.

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David Bowie: Who Can I Be Now? (1974/1976)

The second in the lavish series of box sets surveying David Bowie's career contains some essential classics, but is stretched a little thin and has some disappointing omissions.

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Of Montreal: Innocence Reaches

Kevin Barnes has found his center again. He's figured out how to combine his melodic skills with his musical idiosyncrasies.

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28 Jun 2016 // 3:57 PM

Pulp - “Common People” (Singles Going Steady Classic)

This ageless anthem was one of those moments when the outsiders took over and everyone wanted in.

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Kyle Craft: Dolls of Highland

Kyle Craft has no right to make a debut album this damn good.

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27 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Suede: Night Thoughts

Night Thoughts has all the elements that make Suede one of the most important bands of the last 25 years.

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David Bowie: Five Years (1969-1973)

David Bowie presents a lavish box set containing classic albums that have been carefully remastered for amazing sound clarity.

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Trashbeat - “Come Slumming” (video) (premiere)

Punk veteran Steve "Trash" Fishman brings together some well-known friends to crank out some glammy garage rock.

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Lost Dawn - “Electrify” (video) (premiere)

Glam rock, garage rock, and Britpop merge into one on this raucous new track from the UK band.

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Steve Lewis - “Off This Rock” (audio) (premiere)

Glam meets garage rock on this raucous new track by the Nashville musician.

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Datura4 - “Out With the Tide” (video) (premiere)

The Australian band channels classic Aussie heavy rock on their latest track.

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Smokey: How Far Will You Go?: The S&M Recordings, 1973-81

How Far Will You Go? collects the proto-disco glam rock sides from these out and proud iconoclasts.

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Warm Soda: Symbolic Dream

Not unlike a sugar rush, Symbolic Dream's candy-coated sheen quickly becomes too much of a good thing.

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George Morris: We Will Go to Hell for This

Detroit troubadour merges the shimmering decadent of '70s glam rock, the subtleties of indie rock, and the danceable innovation of synth pop on sophomore solo LP.

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