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TheWildAndTheYoung
11-18-2012, 03:55 PM
I am always curious on what glam metal bands people like the most,so post a list of your top ten favorite glam metal bands.
Here are mine:
10.Crashdiet
9.Ratt
8.Winger
7.Kix
6.Cinderella
5.Skid Row
4.Motley Crue
3.Extreme
2.Def Leppard
1.Bon Jovi

Spiner202
11-18-2012, 06:12 PM
The order is pretty loose, but it's something like this:

1. Skid Row
2. Steel Panther
3. Quiet Riot
4. Twisted Sister
5. Motley Crue
6. Ratt
7. Winger
8. Europe
9. Dokken
10. Poison

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-18-2012, 06:40 PM
The order is pretty loose, but it's something like this:

1. Skid Row
2. Steel Panther
3. Quiet Riot
4. Twisted Sister
5. Motley Crue
6. Ratt
7. Winger
8. Europe
9. Dokken
10. Poison
Pretty good list,I would put Poison right at 11 on my list

IrritatedTrout
11-18-2012, 07:00 PM
Kiss
Scorpions
Van Halen
Guns N Roses
Motley Crue

Close enough. :lol:

kalfitegrdan
11-19-2012, 02:21 AM
I've read the words "glam metal," in the last few days, far more than I ever thought I would in the year 2012.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-19-2012, 09:09 AM
I've read the words "glam metal," in the last few days, far more than I ever thought I would in the year 2012.
Well,since my favorite bands are glam metal bands,expect to see it be mentioned A LOT more

John The Drummer
11-19-2012, 01:12 PM
Pantera :rocker:

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-19-2012, 02:05 PM
Pantera :rocker:
????

slapguitarer
11-19-2012, 02:14 PM
Pantera's first few albums before Cowboys From Hell are glam metal.

Dextrimental
11-19-2012, 02:16 PM
????

Pantera's first 4 records, before Cowboys From Hell, are pretty much totally glam metal :lol:

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-19-2012, 02:22 PM
Pantera's first 4 records, before Cowboys From Hell, are pretty much totally glam metal :lol:
Well,I'm personally not a fan of Pantera,but aren't they liked for mostly their Cowboys From Hell album onwards?

NickLed19
11-19-2012, 03:05 PM
1.Motley Crue
2.Def Leppard
3.Skid Row
4.Cinderella
5.Ratt
6.Bon Jovi
7.Poison
8.Quiet Riot
9.Twisted Sister
10.Slaughter

Bloodcurse
11-19-2012, 03:06 PM
1. Dokken
2. Skid Row
3. Guns N Roses
4. Rough Cutt
5. Cinderella
6. Quiet Riot

Sorry, can't name 10 lol

NickLed19
11-19-2012, 03:07 PM
If GNR is glam, then they are like #3 for me.

PVH5150
11-19-2012, 03:42 PM
RATT
Skid Row
Motley Crue
White Lion (Vito Bratta is the most underrated guitarist ever)
Dokken
Twisted Sister
Winger
Y&T
Tesla
Cinderella

A few of those I don't even consider that "glammy" (Tesla, Cinderella & Y&T are all straight up hard rock bands, but they fit the timeframe)

JRA
11-19-2012, 03:43 PM
1. Dokken
2. Skid Row
3. Guns N Roses
4. Rough Cutt
5. Cinderella
6. Quiet Riot

Sorry, can't name 10 lol

I'm shocked you could name 6.

John The Drummer
11-19-2012, 04:33 PM
Well,I'm personally not a fan of Pantera,but aren't they liked for mostly their Cowboys From Hell album onwards?

Yep, but their best work was on Metal Magic, I Am The Night, Projects in the Jungle, and Power Metal ;)

Sadly, I know a few people who are "HUGE" Pantera fans, yet they didn't even know there were any albums prior to CFH.

kalfitegrdan
11-19-2012, 07:05 PM
Well,I'm personally not a fan of Pantera,but aren't they liked for mostly their Cowboys From Hell album onwards?

Yeah, but their pre-Cowboys albums still exist.

I don't really listen to glam much, but here it goes...

1. Motley Crue
2. Quiet Riot
3. Alice Cooper
4. Steel Panther (Kinda, I guess)
5. Def Leppard
6. Skid Row
7. Pantera
8. Poison
9. Bon Jovi
10. Ratt

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-19-2012, 08:17 PM
4. Rough Cutt

Sorry, can't name 10 lol
One of the most underrated glam metal bands in my opinion,nice to see somebody else that likes them:)

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-19-2012, 08:19 PM
White Lion (Vito Bratta is the most underrated guitarist ever)

Couldn't agree more,they where actually one of the very first glam bands I was introduced to."Hungry" is one of my favorite songs to play on guitar

Spiner202
11-20-2012, 04:44 AM
Yeah, but their pre-Cowboys albums still exist.

I don't really listen to glam much, but here it goes...

1. Motley Crue
2. Quiet Riot
3. Alice Cooper
4. Steel Panther (Kinda, I guess)
5. Def Leppard
6. Skid Row
7. Pantera
8. Poison
9. Bon Jovi
10. Ratt

I don't think Alice Cooper counts as glam unless you are only talking about Constrictor.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 07:29 AM
I don't think Alice Cooper counts as glam unless you are only talking about Constrictor.
I would think Trash would be his only glam album,not Constrictor

Spiner202
11-20-2012, 08:50 AM
I would think Trash would be his only glam album,not Constrictor

I can't believe I forgot that. I guess it does count. Even so, 2/26 albums wouldn't really be a glam artist to me.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 09:37 AM
I can't believe I forgot that. I guess it does count. Even so, 2/26 albums wouldn't really be a glam artist to me.
I agree with you 100%,on a side note I think Alice Coopers best album is Hey Stoopid,such a underrated album

Sanitarium78
11-20-2012, 10:03 AM
Calling Alice Cooper glam might be the biggest insult i've ever seen on this board. He had some influence on the genre because of his look, but if you knew anything about his music, you would know it has very little in common with glam metal.

How exactly is Def Leppard glam? I've always considered them just a rock band. They never wore make up and Rick and Steve were the only ones with big hair so they didn't fit in to the whole Hair band label either. The same with Bon Jovi, Skid Row, GnR and Motley Crue, they're just rock bands. With Crue you could make an argument that they were glam on those first couple albums with all the makeup and looking like females thing they had going on. But starting with Girls, Girls, Girls they ditched that whole look and have never looked back since. Songwise, they're just a hard rock band

Van Halen sure as hell isn't one either.

Natrlhi
11-20-2012, 10:06 AM
Kiss
Scorpions
Van HalenI've tolerated a few songs from these bands over the years. I also liked Cinderella for about five minutes back when I was a stupid teenager (i.e., the mid-to-late 80's).

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 10:22 AM
Calling Alice Cooper glam might be the biggest insult i've ever seen on this board. He had some influence on the genre because of his look, but if you knew anything about his music, you would know it has very little in common with glam metal.

How exactly is Def Leppard glam? I've always considered them just a rock band. They never wore make up and Rick and Steve were the only ones with big hair so they didn't fit in to the whole Hair band label either. The same with Bon Jovi, Skid Row, GnR and Motley Crue, they're just rock bands. With Crue you could make an argument that they were glam on those first couple albums with all the makeup and looking like females thing they had going on. But starting with Girls, Girls, Girls they ditched that whole look and have never looked back since. Songwise, they're just a hard rock band

Van Halen sure as hell isn't one either.
Have you forgotten that glam metal also has a distinct sound? All glam metal bands have some things in common,like huge,anthem-like choruses,and shredding guitars,but I'm definitely not saying all glam metal bands sound the same.Alice Cooper had the "sound" of glam metal on Trash,Def Leppard may not of had the look of glam metal,but on Hysteria and Adrenalize they definitely had the sound of glam metal.Early Bon Jovi was glam metal,anything after New Jersey isn't (but I like almost all their stuff).Skid Rows first album had glam metal elements in it,I use that as a excuse to put it in my top ten,but I agree their mostly straight up heavy metal to me.Guns 'n' Roses is in no way a glam metal band,they are the definition of a hard rock band (well they used to be at least).Motley Crue's early stuff (Too Fast For Love,Shout At The Devil) is more heavy metal with elements of glam,Theater of Pain and Girls,Girls,Girls are glam metal with elements of heavy metal,and Dr.Feelgood is really hard rock/glam metal.

dcmetal108
11-20-2012, 03:14 PM
Have you forgotten that glam metal also has a distinct sound? All glam metal bands have some things in common,like huge,anthem-like choruses,and shredding guitars,but I'm definitely not saying all glam metal bands sound the same.Alice Cooper had the "sound" of glam metal on Trash,Def Leppard may not of had the look of glam metal,but on Hysteria and Adrenalize they definitely had the sound of glam metal.Early Bon Jovi was glam metal,anything after New Jersey isn't (but I like almost all their stuff).Skid Rows first album had glam metal elements in it,I use that as a excuse to put it in my top ten,but I agree their mostly straight up heavy metal to me.Guns 'n' Roses is in no way a glam metal band,they are the definition of a hard rock band (well they used to be at least).Motley Crue's early stuff (Too Fast For Love,Shout At The Devil) is more heavy metal with elements of glam,Theater of Pain and Girls,Girls,Girls are glam metal with elements of heavy metal,and Dr.Feelgood is really hard rock/glam metal.


What? That doesn't make a band be considered glam because of that.

Also KISS are in no way shape or form glam in the tiniest bit.

energymetal14
11-20-2012, 03:55 PM
I'm kind of embarassed to admit it, but I used to be a huge glam metal fan when I was like 13-14, Bon Jovi and Def Leppard were my first couple concerts. I hardly ever listen to it anymore, as the whole genre was super cheesy with only a few good bands in a sea of cheap ripoff bands, but I still know all the bands and stuff. Plus, it was some of the stuff that got me into heavier bands. So, here it goes, in no order:

Bon Jovi
Def Leppard
Dokken
Motley Crue
Ratt
Skid Row
Poison
Quiet Riot
Winger
Scorpions

Total nostalgia trip. I was just looking through a list of glam bands, and there were so many with just 1 or 2 good songs that could just never break through.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 08:10 PM
What? That doesn't make a band be considered glam because of that.

Also KISS are in no way shape or form glam in the tiniest bit.
No,but glam bands tend to have those characteristics.And I agree that Kiss is not a glam metal band,but their stage show inspired many glam metal bands stage shows though.

Indestructible
11-20-2012, 09:06 PM
Alice Cooper, Guns N' Roses, Scorpions and Van Halen are Glam Metal?

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 09:10 PM
Alice Cooper, Guns N' Roses, Scorpions and Van Halen are Glam Metal?
Not really,but who am I to determine how people interpret the music they like

Indestructible
11-20-2012, 09:14 PM
Not really,but who am I to determine how people interpret the music they like

When I think of bands with the glam metal label I think of Poison, Cinderella, Twisted Sister(they had the glam image not sure about sound I'm only familar with two songs), Warrant(DRFSR and Cherry Pie). I guess Motley Crue can be considered glam metal.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-20-2012, 09:17 PM
When I think of bands with the glam metal label I think of Poison, Cinderella, Twisted Sister(they had the glam image not sure about sound I'm only familar with two songs), Warrant(DRFSR and Cherry Pie). I guess Motley Crue can be considered glam metal.
those are the bands I consider glam metal,Twisted Sister had some good early stuff,I highly suggest you check them out,Under The Blade and You Can't Stop Rock And Roll are great albums.

Sanitarium78
11-21-2012, 07:15 AM
Have you forgotten that glam metal also has a distinct sound? All glam metal bands have some things in common,like huge,anthem-like choruses,and shredding guitars,but I'm definitely not saying all glam metal bands sound the same.Alice Cooper had the "sound" of glam metal on Trash,Def Leppard may not of had the look of glam metal,but on Hysteria and Adrenalize they definitely had the sound of glam metal.Early Bon Jovi was glam metal,anything after New Jersey isn't (but I like almost all their stuff).Skid Rows first album had glam metal elements in it,I use that as a excuse to put it in my top ten,but I agree their mostly straight up heavy metal to me.Guns 'n' Roses is in no way a glam metal band,they are the definition of a hard rock band (well they used to be at least).Motley Crue's early stuff (Too Fast For Love,Shout At The Devil) is more heavy metal with elements of glam,Theater of Pain and Girls,Girls,Girls are glam metal with elements of heavy metal,and Dr.Feelgood is really hard rock/glam metal.

If that's the glam metal sound then AC/DC is glam metal then, right? I mean they have huge, anthem-like choruses and shredding guitars:lol: I never considered Hysteria and Andrenalize as glam at all. They certainly went more mainstream sounding on those albums but it wasn't glam it was more pop rock. I'll defend until my dying breath that Def Leppard isn't glam. In fact, maybe i'll have that written on my tombstone:lol:

It's strange, I grew up in the 80s watching MTV all the time and seeing all these bands videos played. Yet, til this day i've never been clear on what exactly glam metal is supposed to be? I always thought it was a label for a band like Poison and others that were like them. In fact whenever I read the words glam metal, Poison is always the first band that pops in my head.

TheWildAndTheYoung
11-21-2012, 09:15 AM
If that's the glam metal sound then AC/DC is glam metal then, right? I mean they have huge, anthem-like choruses and shredding guitars:lol: I never considered Hysteria and Andrenalize as glam at all. They certainly went more mainstream sounding on those albums but it wasn't glam it was more pop rock. I'll defend until my dying breath that Def Leppard isn't glam. In fact, maybe i'll have that written on my tombstone:lol:

It's strange, I grew up in the 80s watching MTV all the time and seeing all these bands videos played. Yet, til this day i've never been clear on what exactly glam metal is supposed to be? I always thought it was a label for a band like Poison and others that were like them. In fact whenever I read the words glam metal, Poison is always the first band that pops in my head.
What I was saying is that most glam metal bands have those things in common,I didn't say that if you have those characteristics that you are a glam metal band,at least I didn't mean to say that.Poison is definitely what comes to my mind when I hear or see the word "glam" though.If you want a clearer definition on what glam metal is,I think you should look it up.