Honey, I think you missed the fact that I'm agreeing with your stance!
Where did I say Nirvana was even close to GnR? I said Alice n Chains was influenced by them. Listen to their demos and you'll see they started out as a glam band.
Breaking gender rules and showing that doing your hair and makeup does not equal "dressing like a woman". Or wanting to be a woman.
Goes back to the early 70s glam rock movement with artists like David Bowie sporting an androgynous look.
I've always been a glam guy.
Hell, I even still *look* like one haha!
I come from a pretty different (Japanese) cultural background where Glam metal never really died, it just evolved within itself and started incorporating more influence from thrash (bizarrely enough), goth and new wave. We...
Controversial opinion but for me it's definitely Billie Jean. More energy, plus I'm much more of a fan of Michael personally. Also as a bassist, I appreciate the good bassline in Billie Jean and a lot of MJ stuff, where as When Doves Cry is bass-less.