Billboard

Alice Cooper Drives Its Message Home
(Billboard, 1969-06-28)

New York - Alice Cooper, a musically driving and visually exciting act, had a strong first set at Steve Paul's Scene on June 12. The Straight Records ...

(Read more...)

Easy Action Review
(Billboard, 1970-04-11)

One of the most unusual live groups, Alice Cooper, in their second straight album, convey much of the power they possess. The extended "Lay Down and ...

(Read more...)

Love It To Death Review
(Billboard, 1971-03-13)

Alice Cooper is artfully absurd third-generation rock, and with improved musicianship and their big hit, "Eighteen," to keep them even more finely tun...

(Read more...)

Killer Album Review
(Billboard, 1971-11-27)

Alice Cooper has risen from relative obscruity to international prominence. They are the Peck's bad boys of rock; their onstage antics leave many cold...

(Read more...)

School's Out Album Review
(Billboard, 1972-07-01)

Alice Cooper has produced what can be easily considered the best dressed album of 1972. Alice and the rest of the boys in the band and the change char...

(Read more...)

Billion Dollar Babies Album Review
(Billboard, 1973-03-10)

One of the best solid rock groups recording today have produced another set of unpretentious, straight rock. Cooper is a top vocalist and the band bac...

(Read more...)

Greatest Hits Album Review
(Billboard, 1974-08-24)

Alice Cooper has long been known primarily as a stage act, but when one sits and listens it is evident they are fine musicians, singers and writers an...

(Read more...)

Welcome To My Nightmare Album Review
(Billboard, 1975-03-15)

Solo set from Alice is by far the best musical project he has yet undertaken. LP is soundtrack to upcoming TV special, and is vastly different in part...

(Read more...)

Goes To Hell Album Review
(Billboard, 1976-07-10)

Very similar in overall concept to Alice's highly successful 1975 "Welcome To My Nightmare" LP, even down to the sequencing of hard rock and ballad ...

(Read more...)

Lace and Whiskey Album Review
(Billboard, 1977-05-14)

Alice serves up a heaping plate of thumping, but well-thought-out rock here. In some ways the LP looks back to the days when Alice Cooper was a group,...

(Read more...)

Alice Cooper Show Album Review
(Billboard, 1977-12-03)

This is a pastiche of Cooper's more well-known tunes culled from his recent tour. The live versions are filled with the same excitement and emotion as...

(Read more...)

From The Inside Album Reivew
(Billboard, 1978-12-02)

This concept album that chronicles Cooper's self-imposed stay in a rehabilitation center to cure his alcohol addiction, is without a doubt his most am...

(Read more...)

Flush The Fashion Album Review
(Billboard, 1980-05-17)

Cooper is out to prove he was shocking parents long before any of the punk/new wave bands even thought of going into music. No ballads are present thi...

(Read more...)

Special Forces Album Review
(Billboard, 1981-09-12)

"Special Forces" is an appropriate followup to "Flush The Fashion" in that Cooper continues his exploration of sparser sounding audio techniques. His ...

(Read more...)

Constrictor Album Review
(Billboard, 1986-10-04)

After series of disappointing releases in recent years, master of rock horror returns with highly refreshing debut MCA set. With Beau (Ratt) Hill prod...

(Read more...)

Raise Your Fist and Yell Album Review
(Billboard, 1987-11-07)

Heavy metal pioneer returns-bedecked in horror-show imagery-to prove once again that he can be just as snotty as the young 'uns-such raw-knuckled rock...

(Read more...)

Hey Stoopid Album Review
(Billboard, 1991-07-06)

It must be the '90s if Alice Cooper is singing an anti-drug anthem -- and he's joined by Ozzy Osborne and Slash. Well it is, and the good news is that...

(Read more...)

Last Temptation Album Review
(Billboard, 1994-07-16)

Fear not the concept-album specter: Cooper has spun a dark, comic-book story of temptation in its various manifestations that is also, at bottom, just...

(Read more...)

It's Me Single Review
(Billboard, 1994-08-20)

Cooper shows a softer, more romantic side on this acoustic-pop moment from the new album, "The Last Temptation." He conjures up earnest, appealing ima...

(Read more...)

Rhino Commemorates Alice Cooper's 'Life And Crimes'
(Billboard, 1999-04-10)

Welcome to his nightmare: Talk about a perfect way to head into the millennium. On April 20, Rhino releases "The Life And Crimes Of Alice Cooper," a f...

(Read more...)

Vital Reissues
(Billboard, 2001-02-24)

Twenty years before Marilyn Manson bared his backside, Alice Cooper gave parents plenty to despise. And unlike many of today's wannabes, his band's da...

(Read more...)

Alice Cooper Receives MusiCares MAP Fund Award
(Billboard, 2008-04-18)

After 26 years of sobriety, rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't think you need to die for your art."...

(Read more...)

Alice Cooper Unleashing 'Killer' New Album
(Billboard, 2008-07-24)

For his new concept album, "Along Came a Spider," Alice Cooper wanted to create a serial killer people could, well, like....

(Read more...)

Alice Cooper Lifts The Curtain On 'Theatre Of Death' Tour
(Billboard, 2009-08-07)

With a revamped set list and four onstage "deaths," Alice Cooper is shaking things up a bit with his just-launched Theatre of Death North American tou...

(Read more...)