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Glam metal, pop metal or hair metal is a sub-genre of music that arose in the late 1970s and early 1980s in the United States. It was a dominant genre in popular rock music throughout the 1980s starting in 1983. It has / guitar riffs and solos, upbeat melodies and catchy, poppy choruses and lyrics about stuff like love, sex and passion. Often confused as a fashion, the look of glam metal was bright colored makeup, red or punk lipstick, painted nails, long and really fluffy hair, headbands and skin-tight denim and leather or crazy costumes. The style was pioneered by Quiet Riot with their album named Metal Health which was sold in 1983 and got lots of popularity. Other glam metal bands include Poison, Ratt, Bon Jovi, La Guns and Kix. Mötley Crüe first began as simply but became glam metal with their album titled Theatre Of Pain. The genre lost all its popularity in 1991 when / bands like Nirvana and Soundgarden came into the mainstream. Today, some bands have brought back the glam metal style. Some of these bands are Black Veil Brides, who originally were but went glam metal with their second album named Set the World on Fire with songs like Rebel Love Song and Love Isn’t Always Fair. Other bands are Steel Panther and The Darkness. Blessed By A Broken Heart, one of these bands sometimes fused glam metal with .

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Friday 10 April 2015
KixConcert Mohegan Sun Wolf Den
Uncasville, CT, United States
41.491398 -72.09236
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Black 'N Blue
Faster Pussycat, Sabbaatar, Lords of DistortionConcert
Buffalo Rose
Denver, CO, United States
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Saturday 11 April 2015
KixConcert Bergen Performing Arts Center
Englewood, New Jersey, New York, United States
40.895358 -73.97511
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Thursday 23 April 2015
Bang Tango
Ruff JusticeConcert
Dallas, United States
32.784567 -96.784339
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Saturday 25 April 2015
Bang Tango
Uncountable KingsConcert
The Scene
Kansas City, MO, United States
39.035429 -94.40287
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Friday 1 May 2015
M3 Rock Festival
Europe, Quiet Riot, Cinderella, Warrant, Queensrÿche, L.A. Guns, Dokken, KrokusFestival
Merriweather Post Pavilion
Columbia, MD, Baltimore, United States
39.211546 -76.862665

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  • CapricornSun33

    Hair metal is NOT metal, it's pop-oriented hard rock. But to be honest, I like some of this music. Sure, it was dumb and carefree but that's part of its appeal and musically, it was not as bad as its reputation. And I'm a 30-year old guy who never actually lived the hair metal days so it's not a nostalgia thing.

    last month
  • gmoney2216

    the only metal that ruined metal next to "modern metal'

    October 2014
  • eirhnouki7

    The only metal i can never get tired off :D [2]

    September 2014
  • ExtremePunk

    The only metal i can never get tired off :D

    May 2014
  • Oslojed

    Def Leppard!!!

    April 2014
  • Your_Old

    The only metal that i could never get into. [2]

    April 2014
  • L57NT

    Always funny to see how people who listen to modern pop metal (power, gothic, mdm, "brutal" death etc), really think they have any right to judge what metal is true or not.

    March 2014
  • RandyRocks

    Glaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaam <3

    February 2014
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