Today the world of Rock N Roll lost one of it’s greatest heros. Guitarist Dick Wagner, Alice’s collaborator and friend left this world this morning.
Alice still speaks fondly about writing with Dick, not just the hits but also “Might As Well Be On Mars” which Alice considers to be one of his favorite songs. Together with guitarist Steve Hunter,
Alice Cooper played to a sold out crowd at Ak-Chin Pavilion in his hometown of Phoenix, AZ Saturday night. The rare Phoenix performance marked the first time that Alice has actually performed a full show in the city in a number of years. Alice brought the house down with an abbreviated 55 Minute set as special guest on Motley Crue’s final tour. The show was packed with the theatrical
Alice Cooper… never posed as a sex symbol or took himself as seriously as the Crue. He’s always been a horror film actor posing as a rock star, wrapped in a magnificent shroud of hooks and power chords.
Still in fine voice at age
EXCERPT SOURCE: Kansas.com – Wichita Eagle By Denise Neil
Just as entertaining as Motley Crue, though, was opening act Alice Cooper.
The 66-year-old singer put on an hourlong set of rock-theater that included multiple costume changes, a giant dancing Frankenstein and a guillotine used to “behead” the singer onstage. (He returned, head attached, for the next song.)
He took the stage in a black-and-red-striped tuxedo with tails, black makeup circling his eyes,
The following is an review excerpt from the Columbus, OH show with Motley Crue and Alice Cooper!
As for Alice Cooper? Well, what’s to say? The main is a genius, a legend and a hero who could easily coast on his laurels — but through charisma and hard work instead remains one of the most vital and exciting stage performers around. His opening set was absolutely incredible. The band was awesome, his voice