Oct 23, 2015 · "Livin' in L.A. is so much-a... fffuuuun!" screeched Faster Pussycat's Taime Downe in 1987. And nowhere was the party crazier, sleazier or more glam-rockin' than the Sunset Strip, where big.
Mar 21, 2019 · Glitter, glam, grit. For hairbands and rock stars, the Sunset Strip in the 1970s and ’80s was nothin’ but a good timeAuthor: Hadley Meares.
This decade became the home of numerous glam metal bands such as Quiet Riot, Mötley Crüe, Ratt and LA Guns, the Sunset Strip ceased to be a major area for up and coming rock bands without industry sponsorship. The adoption of "pay to play" policies, where bands were charged a fee to play at clubs, diminished its appeal to groups, other than.
The most active glam metal scene was starting to appear in clubs on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, including The Trip, the Whisky a Go Go, and the Starwood.These clubs began to avoid booking punk rock bands because of fears of violence and began booking many area metal bands, usually on a "pay to play" basis, thus creating a vibrant scene for hard rock music.Cultural origins: Late 1970s and early 1980s, .