Steve Priest: the outrageous Sweet bassist who presaged heavy metal | Curio

Steve Priest: the outrageous Sweet bassist who presaged heavy metal

9 mins | Jun 17, 2020

Discover more about the artist whose performances defined glam rock. He was, by all means, cartoonish — David Bowie even warned once to tone down his makeup — and ‘built like a hod-carrier’. In light of his recent passing in June 2020, Alexis Petridis explores in the Guardian the tremendous impact of Steve Priest in glam rock, a bassist who took excess to a whole new level.

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From The Guardian