On January 28, French webmagazine Hard Force's "Metal XS" (web site) conducted an interview with legendary rocker Alice Cooper. You can now watch the chat below.Asked if we will eventually see another Alice Cooper studio collection of all-new material, Cooper replied: "Oh, of course. I'm gonna make as many albums as I can. I mean, we already have next year's tour planned — not just this year. So there's no retirement at all involved in me. I'm not going anywhere. I tour a hundred cities a year around the world, and the show just keeps getting and better." Cooper's much-anticipated covers album, featuring songs that were originally written and recorded by THE DOORS, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon and THE WHO, members of the so-called "Hollywood vampires" of the early and mid-'70s, will be released this spring prior to Cooper's stint as the support act on MÖTLEY CRÜE's "The Final Tour". Speaking about whether the record will feature some famous guests, Alice said: "It's gonna be all guests. Some of my backing band, but… almost all guests, and a really, really great bunch of guests… I'm really excited about this album." Back in March 2013, Cooper said about the upcoming CD: "We do a thing in our show, which is a tribute to Hollywood Vampires, my drinking club. And it was Keith Moon, John Lennon, Harry Nilsson, Micky Dolenz — a very eclectic bunch of drunks. Half of them are dead, so we do four songs in the show in tribute to them. We do 'Break On Through', 'Revolution', 'My Generation' and Jimi Hendrix's 'Foxey Lady'. I just kind of said, 'We've never done a covers album, let's think about that.'" Asked what some of the wish-list songs are, Cooper said: "I would keep it right to about '73, '74. I don't want to just go anywhere. I want to keep it right in that sort of drunk era, so it's specific. I would say 'Break On Through', that's a really good rock track there. The other ones, think of it — Harry Nilsson, there's a lot of good stuff there that could be rocked out. I think of songs as being clay. Take a song like 'Jump Into the Fire' and take that to a harder level, and that'll work."
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