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Alice Cooper

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Alice Cooper (born Vincent Damon Furnier; February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter, and musician 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 designed to shock. Originating in Detroit in the late 1960s, 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 2011 he released Welcome 2 My Nightmare, his 19th album as a solo artist, and his 26th album in total.

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Alice Cooper -- Traffic School's Out for Summer

Alice Cooper -- Traffic School's Out for Summer

Plainclothes goth rocker Alice Cooper was busted for putting the pedal to the metal in Arizona a few months back -- after one of those pesky photo enforcement cameras caught him going 14 MPH over… READ MORE >

Alice Cooper -- From Golf to Goth

Alice Cooper -- From Golf to Goth

On Tuesday in Australia, Jurassic rocker Alice Cooper started his day on the golf course (left) -- and ended it on stage, looking like a corpse (right).The 61-year-old has credited golf with… READ MORE >

- 1879 days ago
Alice Cooper -- Homicidal Maniac?

Alice Cooper -- Homicidal Maniac?

Here's 61-year-old rocker Alice Cooper (left) at a concert in Australia over the weekend -- and Leatherface (right) in the 1974 horror classic "The Texas Chain Saw Massacre."One of them wears a… READ MORE >

- 1888 days ago
One Event, Five Bad Weaves

One Event
Five Bad Weaves

Lance Bass, Brendan Fraser, Chris Cornell, Alice Cooper and Billy Ray Cyrus all showed up to the same benefit in L.A. on Sunday, sportin' some seriously misguided follicularly-challenged looks.… READ MORE >

- 2055 days ago
Alice Cooper: 'Memba Him?!

Alice Cooper
'Memba Him?!

In the '70s, Alice Cooper (aka Vincent Furnier) became famous for songs likes "School's Out" and his creepy heavy metal theatrics. Guess what he looks like now! READ MORE >

- 2374 days ago

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