4 items from 2011
Cooper's new album, "Welcome 2 My Nightmare," the sequel to his platinum 1975 concept album, drops Sept. 13. Cooper not only reunites with producer Bob Ezrin, who produced the first "Nightmare," but he also reunites with the three surviving members of the original Alice Cooper group--guitarist Michael Bruce, bassist Dennis Dunaway and drummer Neal Smith-- who appear on three tracks. Other collaborators include Buckcherry's Keith Nelson, Vince Gill ("A Runaway Train") and "Tik Tok" singer Ke$ha ("What Baby Wants").
And if you're asking yourself, 'Why Ke$ha?'--that was Cooper's intention.
"I met (Ke$ha) at the Grammys," Cooper told Billboard magazine, "and I immediately looked at her and went, 'This girl is not a pop diva. She's a rock singer.' She would much rather be »
- Crystal Bell
Alice Cooper's official site has announced the shock-rock overlord's first-ever holographic "4D" concert, slated to take place in the UK's historic Battersea Power Station next month. The "Jägermeister Ice Cold Event" will feature holographic projections of Alice and his original band lineup of bassist Dennis Dunaway, drummer Neal Smith and guitarist Michael Bruce, with Steve Hunter filling in on lead guitar for the late Glen Buxton. Their performance will coincide with the release of Cooper's Old School box set, and it's historic in other ways too. Read on for more details... Alice and his fellow Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will be transmitted to the UK stage on May 11th for this »
Alice Cooper is to make history next month with the UK's first holographic 4D rock gig at Battersea Power Station in London. At the Jägermeister Ice Cold Event on May 11, veteran rocker Cooper will appear in front of the audience using a state-of-the-art holographic system, V-Depth. Hosted by Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe, the event will feature Cooper 'performing' with all members of his original band - Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and Michael Bruce - for the first time in the UK since 1972. The event will also have DJ sets from Lowe and Xfm pair Eddy Temple Morris and Ian Camfield, along with a live performance from The King Blues. (more) »
- By Andrew Laughlin
Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Dr. John and Tom Waits were at the head of the latest class inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.Singer Darlene Love and pianist Leon Russell were also in the class of 2011 inductees. Earlier Arizona native Alice Cooper said his induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame is special because it was voted for by his heroes. The 'Under My Wheels' rocker was inducted along with the surviving members of the original Alice Cooper band, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith and Michael Bruce, on Monday (03-14-11) and Alice revealed he still can't believe his idols voted for him.He explained: "The funny thing is - it's amazing what happens in your brain. As soon as we got in, I went, what is great about this is, well, first of all you're being voted on by the very guys that you learned from. »
4 items from 2011
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