Alice Cooper is a singer, songwriter and actor. The American heavy metal singer has a career that has spanned 60 years. He's best known for his shock rock type of heavy metal. Cooper's breakthrough song was "I'm Eighteen," which debuted in 1971. The single was from the artist's third studio album, "Love it to Death." Cooper attributes his musical style to a variety of influences including garage bands, macabre, horror films and his favorite bands such as the Yardbirds, the Beatles, The Who and The Rolling Stones.
The Undisputed Godfather of Shock Rock
Critics, fans and other heavy metal musicians consider Alice Cooper to be the godfather of shock rock. Not only do Alice Cooper fans attend concerts for his musical stylings, but they also enjoy the anticipated theatrics that are sure to take place. Cooper initially began playing in Alice Cooper in the early '60s. In 1975, the artist adopted the band name as his own and became a solo act. The 1975 album, Welcome to My Nightmare, is considered to be the album that shaped the sound of heavy metal. It was also the first time a heavy metal artist introduced horror imaging in a live show. Soon, fans flocked to the concerts to see Cooper and his theatrical horror shows. In 2006, Cooper was awarded a Living Legend Award. In 2015, the musician's album Welcome to My Nightmare was awarded the Classic Album Award. These are just two of the hundreds of awards the heavy metal entertainer has acquired.
Where can I buy Alice Cooper tickets?
Whether it's the first time you've seen the living legend or the 100th time you've seen the singer grace the stage, an Alice Cooper concert is always unique and entertaining. Fake blood, real guillotines, new music and classic tunes are just a few of many reasons to see this heavy metal singer live, so get your tickets at StubHub.
Where is Alice Cooper playing?
Cooper has spent many years on the road and is still touring in the US and across the world. In the US, Cooper will visit The Woodlands, Knoxville, Nashville, Cedar Park, Irving and Oklahoma City. Alice Cooper will also make international appearances in Germany, Austria, Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland and several stops in the UK.
What can I expect from an Alice Cooper concert?
When attending an Alice Cooper concert, you should expect it to be loud and impressive. It's not recommended for the faint of heart but for fans who want to be entertained. In addition to his leather outfits and big hair, you'll also see a theatrical type of heavy metal rock that you might not have seen before. Cooper draws inspiration for his music and shows from a variety of influences including theater and vaudeville, which is evident in his shows. Prepare yourself for the stage to include a few pints of fake blood, real guillotines and electric chairs, creepy dolls, a sword or two and possibly a deadly snake.
Who are the members of Alice Cooper?
For an entertainer whose career spans more than half a century, it's obvious that some members of the band have changed. Cooper has always remained the lead singer and frontman. Originally, members included Glen Buxton on lead guitar, Mike Bruce on guitar and keyboards, Neil Smith on drums and Dennie Dunaway on bass. Buxton is now deceased. Other members of the band include Mike Mashbir and Bob Dolin.
What is the Alice Cooper tour setlist like?
Alice Cooper prides himself on creating unpredictable setlists. The band practices for hours before each show. Sometimes a list can change depending on the crowd or how Cooper and the band are feeling.
Will Alice Cooper tour in 2019?
Yes, Alice Cooper is touring in 2019. Tour dates have been announced and more dates could be added at any time. Some of the places you can catch a show in the US include Nashville, Tenn., Cincinnati, Ohio, Los Angeles, Calif. and Bethel, NY.Back to Top
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