Alice Cooper has told Billboard.com that he is "three-quarters of the way through" a covers album featuring songs that were originally written and recorded by The Doors, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and The Who, members of the so-called "Hollywood vampires" of the early and mid-'70s. A 2014 release is expected.
Alice Cooper, Sebastian Bach (Skid Row), Tommy Thayer (KISS), Eric Singer (KISS) and Robbie Krieger (The Doors) performed Thursday night (March 28) at a concert to celebrate the opening of the Brennan Rock & Roll Academy in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The school is part of The Boys And Girls Club of Sioux Falls, and it offers music education programs to kids in Sioux Falls and surrounding towns.
Drummer Glen Sobel has been forced to take a temporary leave of absence from the Alice Cooper Band due to a persisitent neck injury. Taking over drum duties for Sobel is veteran drummer Jonathan Mover, whose credits include Joe Satriani, Fuel, GTR, among many others. Commented Alice Cooper, “Glen Sobel’s been having some neck problems,…Read more →
Alice Cooper has announced his band line-up for the 2012 “No More Mr Nice Guy” tour, with guitarist Ryan Roxie back with the band after several years absence. Ryan joins an extraordinary team. Longtime Alice bassist Chuck Garric, jaw-dropping drummer Glen Sobel and guitarists Tommy Henriksen and Orianthi make up one of the most exciting…Read more →
Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel — whose credits also include Vivian Campbell, Sixx: A.M., Paul Gilbert and Impellitteri — recorded drum tracks for nine songs over the weekend for Villains De Vaudeville, the new band project fronted by Kenny Kweens (Shake The Faith, L.A. Guns). Sobel and Kweens last collaborated in the Warner Bros. act…Read more →
Guitarist Steve Hunter, who reunited with Alice Cooper on ‘Welcome 2 My Nightmare’ after several years apart, has decided not to tour with Cooper this year. Hunter posted the following announcement on his Facebook Page: “Hello all my peeps and fans. I have an announcement to make. I have spent many weeks mulling this over……Read more →
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Alice Cooper, Heart, ELO’s Jeff Lynne and Steve Miller have been added to the list of artists contributing songs to Paul McCartney tribute album, featuring covers of classic compositions from Sir Paul’s catalog with The Beatles and Wings and from his solo career. KISS and The Cure was previously announced…Read more →
Legendary rocker Alice Cooper and his band performed on New Year’s Eve at Mala Wailea, the famous oceanfront restaurant that is lobby level at Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, in Hawaii, on a bill that included “Weird Al” Yankovic, Pat Simmons and Michael McDonald of Doobie Brothers and Bob Rock. Comedian Tom Arnold will…Read more →
According to the Los Angeles Times, legendary rocker Alice Cooper will make a cameo in Johnny Depp’s new vampire film. Alice plays himself in “Dark Shadows”, which is set in 1972 — Depp’s character, the recently revived vampire Barnabas Collins, hires the rock star to play a private ball at his seaside home in Maine….Read more →
Alice Cooper has announced that eminent guitar prodigy Orianthi will join his band, replacing departing guitarist Damon Johnson, for the next leg of his 2011 ‘No More Mr. Nice Guy’ world tour starting September 22,2011 in Auckland, New Zealand. Currently in progress, the tour hits ninety plus cities, covering five continents, including Europe and North…Read more →