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List of Glam Metal Bands and Artists

The following is a list of glam metal bands and artists and includes bands and artists that have been described as glam metal or its interchangeable terms, hair metal,[1][2] hair bands,[3] pop metal[1] and lite metal[1] by professional journalists at some stage in their career. Glam metal is a subgenre of heavy metal[4] and is influenced by 1970s glam rock.[5] Glam metal groups wear "... flashy clothing, heavy makeup, and large, teased hair ...".[6]

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  3. ^ a b c d Witmer 2010, p. 22.
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  5. ^ Bowar, Chad (17 February 2016). "What Is Hair Metal?". About.com. Retrieved 2016. 
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  7. ^ a b Popoff 2014, p. 170.
  8. ^ a b c d Harrington 2002, p. 392.
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  11. ^ Breihan, Tom (25 February 2015). "Watch An Unearthed Video From Alice In Chains' Early Hair Metal Days". Stereogum. Retrieved 2016. 
  12. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 29.
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  17. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 120, 154, 188.
  18. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 171, 209.
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  21. ^ Thompson 2000, p. 159.
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  47. ^ a b Popoff 2014, p. 171.
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  50. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182, 187.
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  55. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 76-7.
  56. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 174.
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  58. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 107, 153.
  59. ^ Strother 2013, pp. 157, 183-4.
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  63. ^ a b c Yang, Gan & Hong 1997, p. 264.
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  65. ^ a b c d e f g Strother 2013, p. 99.
  66. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 94-5.
  67. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182, 207.
  68. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 96.
  69. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 49, 57, 144, 188.
  70. ^ Strother 2013, p. 83.
  71. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 150.
  72. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 175.
  73. ^ Prato, Greg. "Giant - Live and Acoustic". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  74. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 57.
  75. ^ Prato, Greg. "Gorky Park - Protivofazza". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  76. ^ Eremenko, Alexey. "Gotthard - One Team One Spirit". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  77. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 102.
  78. ^ Gibson, Paul (16 April 2009). "Guardian Reality Show Experiment Has Begun". Christian Rock 20. Retrieved 2016. 
  79. ^ Weinstein 2015, pp. 223-26, 244-45.
  80. ^ a b Strother 2013, p. 186.
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  82. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 108-9.
  83. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 81.
  84. ^ Theakston, Rob. "Harem Scarem - The Essentials". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  85. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 208.
  86. ^ Prato, Greg. "Heaven's Edge - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  87. ^ Demalon, Tom. "Heavy Bones - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  88. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 48, 70, 98, 133.
  89. ^ Powell 2002, p. 420.
  90. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182, 195.
  91. ^ Melton, Geoff (June 2001). "Icon: 1984 Live Bootleg". In Music We Trust. No. 38. Retrieved 2016. 
  92. ^ Seabrook, John (30 September 2015). "Blank Space: What Kind of Genius Is Max Martin?". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2016. 
  93. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 121.
  94. ^ Prato, Greg. "Jetboy - Make Some More Noise". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  95. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182, 185.
  96. ^ a b "Top 50 Glam Metal Albums". Metal Rules. Retrieved 2016. 
  97. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 104-5.
  98. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 134.
  99. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Keel - The Right to Rock". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  100. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 57, 101.
  101. ^ Prato, Greg. "Kik Tracee - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  102. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Killer Dwarfs - Dirty Weapons". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  103. ^ Herzog, Kenneth. "King Cobra / King Kobra - Thrill of a Lifetime". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  104. ^ Strong, Martin C. "KISS Biography". Retrieved 2016. 
  105. ^ Breihan, Tom (5 August 2014). "Album Of The Week: Kix Rock Your Face Off". Stereogum. Retrieved 2016. 
  106. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 75, 108, 144.
  107. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "L.A. Guns - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  108. ^ a b c Strother 2013, p. 42.
  109. ^ Powell 2002, p. 524.
  110. ^ Anderson, Jason. "Lillian Axe - Fields of Yesterday". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  111. ^ Mason, Stewart. "Lizzy Borden - Visual Lies". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  112. ^ Christe 2003, p. 160, "The Hollywood Glambangers".
  113. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 25, 57, 83, 101, 110, 182.
  114. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 196.
  115. ^ "Madam X - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  116. ^ Strother 2013, p. 50.
  117. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 177.
  118. ^ Strother 2013, pp. 48, 91, 133, 186, 220.
  119. ^ Strong, Martin C. "Montrose Biography". Retrieved 2016. 
  120. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 171, 182, 202.
  121. ^ Leahey, Andrew. "Mr. Big - What If". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  122. ^ "Nasty Idols - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  123. ^ Loftus, Johnny. "Vince Neil - Exposed". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  124. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182, 190.
  125. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 161, 182, 201.
  126. ^ Flota, Brian. "Nymphs - The Nymphs". AllMusic. [All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  127. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 46, 57, 83.
  128. ^ Heaney, Gregory. "Pantera - Original Album Series". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  129. ^ Strother 2013, pp. 30, 48, 84, 91, 157, 162-3, 186, 220.
  130. ^ a b Popoff 2014, p. 179.
  131. ^ Huey, Steve. "Pretty Boy Floyd - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
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  133. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 182-3.
  134. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 197.
  135. ^ Strother 2013, pp. 48, 91.
  136. ^ Birchmeier, Jason. "Return - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  137. ^ Torreano, Bradley. "Rock City Angels - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  138. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 58, 82, 84, 182, 201.
  139. ^ Strong, Martin C. "David Lee Roth Biography". Retrieved 2016. 
  140. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Rough Cutt - Wants You!". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  141. ^ ryovie (23 January 2012). "Roxx Gang - Boxx Of Roxx (2011)". Hard Rock Hideout. Retrieved 2016. 
  142. ^ Powell 2002, p. 786.
  143. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 161, 208.
  144. ^ Popoff, Martin. "Shark Island". Lollipop. Retrieved 2016. 
  145. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 211-12.
  146. ^ Strother 2013, pp. 42, 50.
  147. ^ Powell 2002, p. 821.
  148. ^ Weinstein 2015, p. 244.
  149. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 212-13.
  150. ^ Strother 2013, p. 91.
  151. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, p. 213.
  152. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 183.
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  155. ^ Prato, Greg. "Steelheart - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  156. ^ Moberg 2015, p. 35.
  157. ^ Thompson 2000, pp. 12, 153, 161.
  158. ^ Popoff 2014, pp. 70, 87, 121.
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  160. ^ Popoff, Martin (7 October 2002). "Takara - Eternal Faith". Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles. Retrieved 2016. 
  161. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Thor - Thor Against the World". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  162. ^ Popoff 2014, p. 188.
  163. ^ Huey, Steve. "TNT - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  164. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Tokyo Blade - No Remorse". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  165. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 234.
  166. ^ Monger, James Christopher. "Treat - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  167. ^ Stone, Doug. "T-Ride - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  168. ^ Van Horn, Jr., Ray. "Triumph - Live At Sweden Rock Festival". Blabbermouth.net. Retrieved 2016. 
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  177. ^ "Vain". No Life 'til Metal. Retrieved 2016. 
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  181. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Vanadium - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
  182. ^ Theakston, Rob. "Vandenberg - Alibi". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
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  185. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Vixen - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
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  192. ^ Torreano, Bradley. "Whitecross - Mega 3 Collection". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
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  194. ^ Phillips & Cogan 2009, pp. 262-63.
  195. ^ Prato, Greg. "Mark St. John - Artist Biography". AllMusic. All Media Network. Retrieved 2016. 
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  198. ^ Wagner 2010, p. 94.
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