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The Best Glam Punk Bands  

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Glam punk artists list, with photos, ranked best to worst by votes. List of good glam punk 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 punk bands in the world includes all musicians who have released recordings that have gotten distribution, and is an up-to-date list. Glam punk 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 punk bands on this list got started. These are truly the greatest glam punk bands of all time, since the most famous glam punk artists ever are listed, and the order is decided by actual fans of the best glam punk music.

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

Artists here include everything from Joan Jett to Joey Jordison. Make this one count by voting for your favorites on this list. The best artists on this list are the ones with the most votes, so show things like Iggy Pop and Brian Molko some love.

All important, significant and iconic names in glam punk 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 punk 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 punk, as well as a good place to start if you're asking yourself, or friends, exactly how to get into glam punk 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 punk bands with which to start out. No point in listening to them if they aren't actually good or even half-way decent glam punk bands.

This list answers the questions "who are the best glam punk bands of all time?" and "who is the greatest glam punk 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 punk bands that you might've heard of, but not really listened to closely enough to cast an informed vote.Share the list with your friends to give them a chance to impact the order of the list. (41 items)
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New York Dolls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Rock music, Protopunk, Glam punk
2
Iggy Pop is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Punk blues, Garage rock, Protopunk
3
Backyard Babies is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Glam punk, Punk rock
4
Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Rock music, Protopunk, Rhythm and blues
5
Turbonegro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Crossover thrash, Glam metal, Rock music
6
Dregen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Rock music, Garage rock
7
The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
samtheguitarman added Rock music, Heavy metal, Glam rock
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Adam and The Ants is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
New Wave, Gothic rock, Glam punk
9
The Lords of the New Church is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
New Wave, Gothic rock, Psychobilly
10
The Dogs D'Amour is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music
11
Sex Pistols is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
samtheguitarman added Rock music, Anarcho-punk, Punk rock
12
Nasty Suicide is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Rock music, Glam punk
13
Frankenstein Drag Queens from ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Horror punk, Scum punk, Rock music
14
Razzle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Rock music, Glam punk
15
The Nymphs is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Grunge, Alternative rock, Glam punk
16
Trashcan Darlings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam punk
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Arthur Kane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam punk, Rock and roll, Glam rock
18
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hidepsyence added Glam, punk, horror
19
Die Mannequin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Rock music, Alternative rock
20
Sigue Sigue Sputnik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
New Wave, Pop music, Glam punk
21
Prima Donna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Pop punk, Rock music, Alternative rock
22
Slipping Stitches is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Glam metal, Glam punk, Hard rock
23
Ice-T is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
samtheguitarman added Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, Rock music
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Late of the Pier is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Synthpunk, Neo-progressive rock, Synthpop
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Scum Pups is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Glam Punk Bands
Pop music, Rock music, Grebo