While these artists were largely acceptable in Christian communities the adoption of heavy rock and glam metallic types by bands like Petra and Stryper, who achieved considerable mainstream success in the Eighties, was extra controversial. From the Nineteen Nineties there were growing numbers of acts who tried to keep away from the Christian band label, preferring to be seen as groups who were additionally Christians, including P.O.D and Collective Soul. Glam rock emerged from the English psychedelic and artwork rock scenes of the late 1960s and could be seen as each an extension of and reaction against those tendencies.
Musically numerous, varying between the straightforward rock and roll revivalism of figures like Alvin Stardust to the complicated artwork rock of Roxy Music, and can be seen as much as a fashion as a musical subgenre. Glam is most famous for its sexual and gender ambiguity and representations of androgyny, beside … Read More