Rock subgenre that began in the 70s in Britain and later spread to the US, becoming huge in the 80s. Glam rock is very different from the poseur "hair bands"(Slaughter, Winger, Trixter.)The scene was ended by the Seattle grunge movement although some bands have reunited.
70s glam= Slade, T-Rex, Mott The Hoople
80s glam= Twisted Sister, Hanoi Rocks, Motley Crue