Posts Tagged ‘Cooper’

ALICE COOPER: ONLY WOMEN BLEED (1975)

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Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948)[1] is an American rock singer, songwriter and broadcaster whose career spans more than four decades. With a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, boa constrictors and baby dolls, Cooper has drawn equally from horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a grandly theatrical and violent brand of heavy metal that was designed to shock.[2] Alice Cooper was originally a band consisting of Furnier on vocals and harmonica, lead guitarist Glen Buxton, Michael Bruce on rhythm guitar, Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar, and drummer Neal Smith. The original Alice Cooper band broke into the international music mainstream with the 1971 hit “I’m Eighteen” from the album Love it to Death, which was followed by the even bigger single “School’s Out” in 1972. The band reached their commercial peak with the 1973 album Billion Dollar Babies. Furnier’s solo career as Alice Cooper, adopting the band’s name as his own name, began with the 1975 concept album Welcome to My Nightmare. In 2008 he released Along Came a Spider, his 18th solo album. Expanding from his original Detroit rock roots, over the years Cooper has experimented with many different musical styles, including conceptual rock, art rock, glam metal, hard rock, new wave, pop rock, soft rock, experimental rock and industrial rock.[3] In recent times he has returned more to his garage rock roots.[4] Alice Cooper is known for his social and

Skillet Interview #2 John Cooper Rockfest 2010

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Checkout my backstage interview with Skillet lead singer John Cooper at Rockfest 2010. Skillet is a hard rock band from Memphis, Tennessee. To date the band has released eight best selling albums and sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Skillet has also been nominated for two Grammy awards and has seen a recent boom in popularity due to increased radio play. Their latest album Awake is their most popular record to date, debuting at #2 on the Billboard Charts and featuring their two biggest singles Monster and Hero. With fall tours lined up with superstar acts like Creed and Papa Roach, and plans to be part of the Winter Wonder Slam Tour with Tobymac later this year, Skillet looks to continue tearing up the charts as they rise like monsters to the top of the rock music world. –BryanStars is a music blogger dedicated to bringing you exclusive interviews and behind the scenes video with your favorite bands and artists For more of my videos, including interviews, music news, song premieres and more, please subscribe to my YouTube Channel www.YouTube.com Check out my official website www.BryanStars.com Follow me on Twitter http Like me on Facebook www.Facebook.com Thumbs Up, Comment and Subscribe!!

Alice Cooper

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Alice Cooper
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Shock-rocker Alice Cooper, aka Vincent Damon Furnier (no, seriously, that’s his real name).

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Thanks to Nelson "Big Daddy" Yrizarry for the Voldemort-as-Alice idea. 😀