Hairbands, also called Glam metal, started to hit the music scene in a big way in the early part of the 80's.

If you were in a hairband and wanted to get noticed then you packed up your axe, skins and hairspray and headed west to become part of the L.A. Sunset Strip music scene.

Trivia question: Do you know what famous comedian is sitting at the head of the table in the Ratt video?

 

Bonus question: Do you know how they got him to be in the video?

 

Here are my picks for the Top 10 Hairbands that took it all the way to the top.

These were the bad boys your Mom warned you about.

Twisted Sister

Cinderella

Winger

Skid Row

Quiet Riot

Ratt

Warrant

Whitesnake

Poison

Motley Crue

 

Hairbands had a strong run for about 10 years, but once grunge kicked off the '90s the glam was gone.

Trivia answer: Milton Berle is the famous comedian featured at the head of the table in the Ratt Video.

 

Bonus trivia: Ratt's Band Manager was Marshall Berle who is the nephew of Milton. The elder Berle appeared at no charge.