"Whether you’re a closet glam fan who’s able to laugh at yourself and the icons of your youth, or a naysayer looking for more proof that glam is worth mocking, 'Rock Stars' is definitely worth the read."
I was a little hesitant about reviewing "Rock Stars: The Rise, Fall and Rise of 80’s Glam Frontmen Into Pop Culture," first because it was written by one of my peers (David Grant who brings you the Rockstar Ramblings column each week), and secondly because I wasn’t really sure that I wanted to wade through yet another documentary/biography of the bands I grew up on.
By the time I reached the end of the introduction section, aptly called "I Wanna Rock," where David unearths the truth that "the end of the eighties was ten minutes after The Nelsons premiered their video 'After The Rain,'" I was laughing so hard and agreeing so heartily that I had to see what awaited me on the next page...
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David S. Grant is the author of Corporate Porn, Bleach|Blackout, Emotionless Souls, The Last Breakfast, Hollywood Ending, and Happy Hour. For more information go to: http://www.davidsgrant.com