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...The New York Dolls was a US-based hard rock band that is considered, together with The Velvet Underground and The Stooges, to have been one of the predecessors of the punk rock and glam metal genre. The band was notorious, particularly...

The New York Dolls’ Too Much, Too Soon (1974)

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David Smay is the author of Swordfishtrombones (#53). He tweets @Hecubot99. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The 33 1/3 B-Sides

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Scholarly Books

...You could sense the pressure building first as a distant howl. Then the rattle turned into a roar and it exploded into the station with the shriek of steel on steel. And because it was the 70s, a disorienting smear of color resolved...

The platformed Prometheus: Frankenstein and glam rock

Scary Monsters : Monstrosity, Masculinity and Popular Music

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

Scholarly Books

...In 1986, Jon Stratton was able to ask the question, ‘Why Doesn’t Anybody Write Anything about Glam Rock?’ According to his article, glam rock had rather suffered in studies of popular music at the expense of alternative genres that were...