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Best Glam Rock Bands/Artists

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Glam rock artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good glam rock bands includes a filter so you can sort by the groups’s label and what albums they've put out. This list of the top glam rock bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Glam rock groups and artists are shown below along with any additional genres in which their music belongs. If available, you can also see information about where all glam rock bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest glam rock bands of all time, since the most famous glam rock artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best glam rock music.

You can click on the glam rock band names to see more information about that particular notable glam rock group. If they're near the top of the best glam rock artist list, though, then they should have at least some information available. All the top glam rock bands named on the list also have discographies on their pages if you click on the glam rock band names themselves.

The list you're viewing is made up of items like Queen and David Bowie. You decide which items make up the top 10 by casting your votes right on this page. Also, items on this list like Aerosmith and Elton John probably need more votes.

All important, significant and iconic names in glam rock music history deserve your votes, so make sure to choose wisely. You can only vote once on this list.

The list includes all new glam rock bands, and if there are any missing on the list, you can always add them yourself. Just make sure they aren't already on the list and check your spelling, because this is already an accurate compilation of the best examples of glam rock, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into glam rock music. Especially since the bands at the top of the list will at the very least be the best choices if you're looking for a list of good glam rock bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent glam rock bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best glam rock bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest glam rock musician ever?"

If you know enough about the genre, please vote based on the quality of the band's music instead of just voting for the most popular glam rock bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.

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    Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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    Noise rock, Blue-eyed soul, Spoken word

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    Psychedelic folk, Rock music, Folk rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

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    New Wave, Rock music, Protopunk

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    Electronic music, Experimental rock, Experimental classical music

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    Rock music, Protopunk, Glam punk

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    Rock music, Soul rock, Glam rock

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Rock music, Glam rock, Hard rock

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    Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Rock music

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    Glam metal, Experimental rock, Shock rock

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    Glam metal, Industrial metal, Rock music

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Pop punk, Rock music, Teen pop

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    Doom metal, Glam metal, Rock music

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    added by jonathandavis Glam metal, Power metal, Heavy metal

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    Glam metal, Heavy metal, Glam rock

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Heavy metal

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    Glam metal, Rock music, Grunge

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    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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    Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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    Rock music, Experimental rock, Pop rock

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    Rock music, Garage rock, Alternative rock

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    new! & added by jonathandavis Glam metal, Industrial metal, Industrial rock

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    added by jonathandavis Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    added by jonathandavis Wig Wam Glam metal, Heavy metal, Hard rock

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    added by jonathandavis Glam metal, Rock music, Hard rock

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