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September 2, 1972: Britain’s first purpose-built rock arena opens in Manchester, but everyone’s talking about David Bowie, the new glam star headlining Metal Guru by T. Rex on Top of the Pops, 1972 September 17, 1977: Marc Bolan dies at 29 in a car accident in South West London. The T. Rex star has been …

Gary Glitter has received more attention for his alleged inclinations than his music in recent years, and that doesn’t seem to be changing anytime soon. The Guardian reports that Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, is facing charges stemming from his 2012 arrest in a major UK police sex crimes investigation dubbed Operation Yewtree. …

Glam rocker Gary Glitter will be charged with eight sex offenses involving girls aged between 12 and 14, Sky News reports. Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, was arrested in October 2012 on allegations dating back to the late 1970s, but was released on police bail, which ran until March this year. Random Notes: 2014 in …

LONDON — Former British pop star Gary Glitter, famous for his skin-tight shiny silver all-in-one suits and platform shoes, was charged on Thursday with eight sex offenses against two teenage girls dating back to the 1970s. Glitter, now 70, real name Paul Gadd, shot to fame in the early 1970s with the hit ‘Rock and …

Former British pop star Gary Glitter returns home to London October 28, 2012. REUTERS/Paul Hackett LONDON (Reuters) – Former pop star Gary Glitter, famous for his skin-tight shiny silver all-in-one suits and platform shoes, was charged on Thursday with eight sex offenses against two teenage girls dating back to the 1970s. Glitter, now 70, real …