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Alice Cooper Announces UK Tour Dates

The Godfather of Shock Rock is back This morning, information for Alice Cooper’s next tour, entitled “Ol’ Black Eyes is Back”, hit the internet, and made UK fans ecstatic. The tour is set to take place in October, kicking off on the 4th at Manchester Arena before wrapping up 8 days later in Cardiff. These dates coincide with the 50th anniversary of Cooper’s first album, “Pretties For You”. Cooper will… Keep Reading

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Alice Cooper, Manchester Arena

You would have thought that as his 70th birthday approached Alice Cooper would be starting to take it easy and tone things down a bit but tonight’s show at The Manchester Arena was a full on performance lasting almost 2 hours, covering 14 0f Alice’s 27 studio albums including the latest one, Paranormal. As the pa booms out “you have been chosen to spend a night with Alice Cooper” the… Keep Reading

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Alice Cooper

Between 1950s showman Screamin’ Jay Hawkins emerging from a coffin and Kiss’ Gene Simmons spitting “blood” in the 1970s, no one defined shock rock like Alice Cooper. Cooper used violent (and vile) theatrics — simulated executions, the chopping up of baby dolls, and draping himself with a live boa constrictor —and explicit lyrics to become a controversial yet hugely popular figure in the early-and-mid 1970s. After a decade of fluctuating… Keep Reading

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On This Day | 24th March…

Yoko Cashing In, £73p Beatles Tickets, Simon & Garfunkel First Number 1 and the Motown World Loses Uriel Jones 1962, The Beatles appeared at The Barnston Women’s Institute, admission was seven shillings and six pence, ($1.05). 1966, Simon and Garfunkel made their UK singles chart debut with ‘Homeward Bound.’ Simon is said to have written the song at Farnworth railway station, Widnes, England, while stranded overnight waiting for a train. A plaque… Keep Reading

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