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ALICE COOPER At 70: 'I Don't See Any Reason To Retire At All'

Legendary rock vocalist Alice Cooper was recently interviewed by Tigman of the Albany, New York radio station Q103. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On appearing in the recent live television musical "Jesus Christ Superstar": Alice: "It was really great. I think I might have been ...

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STRYPER: 'Lost' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for STRYPER's new song "Lost" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latest album, "God Damn Evil", which was released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal ...

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CO-OP Feat. ALICE COOPER's Son DASH: 'N.O.W.' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for the song "N.O.W." from Phoenix hard rockers CO-OP, who are fronted by Dash Cooper, son of rock legend Alice Cooper, can be seen below. The track is taken from CO-OP's self-titled debut album, which will be released on June 15 via EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist ...

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AEROSMITH's TYLER, PERRY Earn TONY AWARD Nomination For Their Work On 'SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical'

AEROSMITH singer Steven Tyler and guitarist Joe Perry have received a Tony Award nomination for their work on "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical". The Broadway musical based on the popular Nickelodeon cartoon series got 12 nods, including "Best Original Score (Music And/Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre". CBS will broadcast the 72nd annual ceremony from Radio ...

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STRYPER Plays First Concert With New Bassist PERRY RICHARDSON (Video)

STRYPER played its first show with new bassist Perry Richardson (ex-FIREHOUSE) Saturday night (April 28) at the Frontiers Rock Festival in Milan, Italy. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet stated about the gig: "Although we had a few technical difficulties, it was an amazing night!! The people ...

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THE DARKNESS To Release 'Live At Hammersmith' Album In June

British rockers THE DARKNESS will release a live album, "Live At Hammersmith", on June 15 through Cooking Vinyl. The album captures the bandin sterling form at its London "Tour De Prance" show at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo on December 10, 2017. The U.S. leg of "Tour De Prance" runs through May 2 in Dallas, Texas, ...

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STEVEN ADLER To Be Joined By Ex-DOKKEN, BANG TANGO Members On Australian ADLER'S APPETITE Tour

Following the announcement last month of his Australian tour, ex-GUNS N' ROSES drummer Steven Adler has unveiled the members of the the newly formed ADLER'S APPETITE FEATURING CONSTANTINE MAROULIS band that will be playing alongside him to celebrate the 30th anniversary of GNR's classic debut album by performing "Appetite For Destruction" in its entirety. They ...

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STRYPER Releases 'The Valley' Video

STRYPER's music video for the song "The Valley" can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "God Damn Evil", which will be released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal ...

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VIO-LENCE Singer SEAN KILLIAN Receiving Treatment For Post-Surgical Complications Following Liver Transplant

VIO-LENCE singer Sean Killian, who underwent liver transplant surgery last month, has returned to the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) to receive treatment for post-surgical complications, including infection and bile leaks. According to his wife Dana, the thrash metal vocalist was admitted on Friday and is undergoing "lots and lots" of diagnostic tests, with ...

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WALMART Refuses To Carry STRYPER's New Album, 'God Damn Evil'

Expressing concerns over the album title, leading national retail chain Walmart has refused to carry STRYPER's upcoming 10th studio LP, "God Damn Evil". Several Christian retail chains have also objected to the title and declined to carry "God Damn Evil" in their stores. "We're disappointed," says STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. "STRYPER has always been about ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Gives Up Driving

Ozzy Osbourne has given up driving after he was involved in a minor accident on the road. "He had a little bumper kiss on the freeway with someone and he was, like, 'You know, I don't want to drive anymore,'" his son Jack told the U.K.'s Daily Mirror. "He was already driving less ...

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New Song Premiere: STRYPER's 'Lost'

STRYPER's new song "Lost" can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's new album, "God Damn Evil", which will be released on April 20 via Frontiers Music Srl. Produced by frontman Michael Sweet, it is STRYPER's most powerful album to date, doubling down on the hard rock/heavy metal sound that earned the ...

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STRYPER Frontman On 'Keyboard Warriors': 'Half Of The Clowns That Make Comments About Me Wouldn't Dare Say It To My Face'

STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet spoke to Rock Confidential about the negative effects of social media, particularly as it relates to bullying, name calling, and sometimes a complete lack of respect for others. "People are easily offended by honesty," he said. "There's a fine line between honesty and hatred. Some people go online if ...

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Video Premiere: STONE SOUR's 'St. Marie'

STONE SOUR has released a music video for the song "St. Marie". The clip was directed by Marc Klasfeld, who has helmed over two hundred music videos for artists such as Katy Perry, Jay-Z, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Britney Spears, Kid Rock, Nelly, FOO FIGHTERS, Kelly Clarkson, Shakira, Avril Lavigne and AEROSMITH. "St. Marie" is ...

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AUTHENTIC HENDRIX Teams With EPIC RIGHTS And PERRYSCOPE PRODUCTIONS

Authentic Hendrix, Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will launch the new Authentic Hendrix global retail program at the world's largest licensing trade show, Licensing Expo, in Las Vegas, May 22-24. Epic Rights and Perryscope Productions will offer retailers, manufacturers and licensees an all-new Authentic Hendrix brand guide with iconic new photographs along with logos, lyrics, ...

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MICHAEL SWEET: 'Controversy Follows STRYPER'

Bay Ragni of Totally Driven Radio recently conducted an interview with STRYPER frontman Michael Sweet. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether STRYPER is always "one of controversy": Michael: "[Laughs] Well, controversy follows STRYPER, we don't follow it. It's just kind of par for the ...

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SAMMY HAGAR To Be Joined By BOB WEIR, All Three CHICKENFOOT Bandmates At This Year's 'Acoustic-4-A-Cure' Event

Bay area music legends Sammy Hagar and Bob Weir are joining forces for the fifth annual "Acoustic-4-A-Cure" benefit concert on May 15 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. "Acoustic-4-A-Cure V" will be a special 75th birthday celebration for blues icon Taj Mahal, with artists including Joe Satriani, Chad Smith, Michael Anthony, Kevin Cronin, Eddie Money ...

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ALICE COOPER's Son DASH To Release Debut CO-OP Album In June

Phoenix hard rockers CO-OP, who are fronted by Dash Cooper, son of rock legend Alice Cooper, will release their self-titled debut album on June 15 via EMP Label Group, the U.S.-based label of MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson. Featuring artwork by Melody Myers (ESCAPE THE FATE, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, Marc Rizzo), CO-OP's first disc is a weighty ...

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