Alice Cooper, Queens of the Stone Age for Channel 4 music programmes

Channel 4 has announced a series of special music programmes for the autumn and winter season.

Alice Cooper will present his own guide to being a rock star in Rock Night, set to air in December.

The night of shows will include documentary 50 Years of Rock Excess: Amps, Whips and Rebel Riffs, a story of how The Rolling Stones, The Who, Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath helped create the rock genre.

Bill Ward, Andrew Wk and Josh Homme will be among the musicians featured in the show.

Queens of the Stone Age's recent gig at the 2013 iTunes Festival will also be exclusively broadcast, along with Queen's classic show at Wembley in 1986.

Later in December, Queer as Pop will centre around the history of gay clubs and their influence on music over the last 40 years.

Nile Rodgers, Paul Oakenfold, Jake Shears and Erasure's Andy Bell will be among the contributors in the special.
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