Alice Cooper brings his legendary shock-rock show to Vancouver this fall
Alice Cooper turned 64 this year, but hitting that milestone made famous by the Beatles back in '67 hasn't slowed the legendary shock-rocker down much. He's still touring and pumping out the albums, like last year's throwback to his mid-'70s heyday, Welcome 2 My Nightmare.
Admittedly, while that album boasted a few pretty decent tracks, it didn't come close to the brilliance of the albums he made with the original Alice Cooper Band, deathless--or, to look at it another way--death-filled albums like Killer, Love It to Death, Billion Dollar Babies, School's Out, and Muscle of Love.
Concertwise, of course, it doesn't matter if the Coop hasn't written a wicked tune in 40 years. Once he starts flicking those whips, embracing those snakes, and rolling around in those straitjackets, it's all good. Plus, he's been known to enlist some of the sharpest young rock musicians around to help him stab new life into guitar-rock gems like "Halo of Flies", "Under My Wheels", and "The Ballad of Dwight Fry".
So start saving your pennies, peeps, 'cause Super Cooper's headed back to town for a show at the Queen E. Theatre on November 16. Tickets go on sale next Friday (June 8), and will cost ya 65 smackers, plus Ticketmaster's pound of flesh. A bargain at any price to see the King of Nasty Rock while he's still alive and kickin' (mannequins around).
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