Ever since Led Zeppelin released Stairway To Heaven, hard rock bands have showcased their sensitive spot through the power ballad. No genre exploited this format more than the eighties hair bands. A formula that started early: Release a heavy song, maybe two, and then release a ballad was a staple for the glam and spandex bands. This week we pay tribute to these songs at Metal Underground.
Read the full countdown and column at: http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=57941
Have a favorite album from the glam side of the eighties? Well, let's see how it does in Metal Underground's Top 25 80's Razor Blade Album test.
Read the full list of albums (and blood loss) at: http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=58186
Still looking for more? Check out the eighties rockers in the news today in the Burning Questions edition of The Rockstar Ramblings.
Read Burning Questions at: http://www.metalunderground.com/news/details.cfm?newsid=58407
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