What a Drag
(Melody Maker, 1971-10-30)
Alice Cooper, the rather unusual American "entertainer", flew into London last Thursday accompanied by his snake. The couple gave a visually zany, but...
Caught In The Act
(Melody Maker, 1971-11-13)
Alice Cooper gave a most moving performance at London's Rainbow Theatre on Sunday night. She made me want to move right out of the theatre; out of the...
(Melody Maker, 1972-07-01)
The cannon has just arrived from Warner Bros, Burbank, and stood impressively in the large ballroom at Alice's surrealistic mansion. Alice fondled the...
Alice: an obituary
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-17)
The rock world today mourns the death of Alice Cooper who was accidently killed last night when the safety screws failed on the guillotine he uses in ...
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-24)
A fierce onslaught of phone calls - more than Osmondrama or Cassidymania produced - struck the MM office following last week's "obituary" story which ...
Alice On Bordom
(Melody Maker, 1973-03-31)
The unlit Marquee of the Capitol Theatre, situated on the corner of a cold, dark, windswept street in the New York suburbs of Porchester, advertises: ...
Killer comes home!
(Melody Maker, 1973-04-14)
Alice Cooper and Howard Kaylan are grappling with each other on the floor of the Roostertail, a Detroit night club whose wall of windows looks across ...
Mr. Nice Guy!
(Melody Maker, 1973-06-02)
In a week when Britain was rocked and rolled by the sexual confessions of leading members of Her Majesty's government, another scandal shook the very ...
Alice Cooper debags Nixon
(Melody Maker, 1973-06-09)
ALICE COOPER, in the final week of their giant American tour, came up with another great gimmick at the end of their Sunday show at New York's Madison...
A Clown Like Alice
(Melody Maker, 1973-12-01)
One covets his cash, another makes a deal with a midget pimp, the other three monkey around. After some 40 minutes of thick rock, the guys, bleeding a...
Alice: A Christmas Chiller
(Melody Maker, 1973-12-22)
The great Sherlock Holmes, cleverly disguised as MM investigator Chris Charlesworth, pulls his deerstalker over his eyes and sets forth on his most da...
TV Warlock Role for Alice
(Melody Maker, 1974-01-19)
ALICE COOPER will be making his first non-singing appearance on American television mid - way through March in a TV movie entitled 'The Snoop Sisters'...
Alice's house burns down
(Melody Maker, 1974-06-24)
The Alice Cooper Mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut, was razed to the ground by fire last week. At the time Alice was in Los Angeles, but damage to the...
(Melody Maker, 1974-08-03)
Alice Cooper plus two members of his band - drummer Neal Smith and guitarist Michael Bruce - are planning seperate solo albums. But reports of a split...
Alice's Crazy Daydream
(Melody Maker, 1974-09-07)
Spin off into the endgame, skydivers, with ol' snake-eyes and the gang's Greatest hits, a real hotchpotch hoola of the most deranged rock 'n' roll to ...
Tee with Alice
(Melody Maker, 1974-10-12)
Chris Charlesworth has a round – of golf, that is – with Alice Cooper in New York and finds the ghoul of rock is a little concerned about his imag...
(Melody Maker, 1974-12-21)
Alice Cooper’s tour manager, Dave Liebert, is the only roadie to have two gold albums – he got them when he was a member of The Happenings. Alice ...
(Melody Maker, 1974-12-28)
IF Bela Lugosi did an interview and said that everybody should suck blood, then I would say he'd be adding to violence. If Alice said in an interview ...
Alice solo tour!
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-11)
Concert dates are being finalised for a massive Alice Cooper tour, in which the master of macabre and gore goes solo for the first time. Alice's new a...
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-18)
Alice Cooper made his first appearance on a TV talk show this week on CBS's Mike Douglas show. Cooper appeared with actor Ryan O'Neal and Peter Falk. ...
Cooper Signs Secret Deal
(Melody Maker, 1975-01-25)
Alice Cooper has signed with Atlantic Records after five years on the Warner label. As yet the details of the deal are being kept secret, but Alice wa...
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-00)
Alice Cooper was eating canned octopus, pulling the pieces out of the can and popping them into his mouth with his fingers. He stuck a livid chunk, co...
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-01)
Alice Cooper officially signed with Atlantic Records last week and 800 cases of Budweiser beer were shipped into Atlantic's Rockefeller Plaza offices ...
(Melody Maker, 1975-02-08)
Kirshner introduced In Concert. The first show that was something of milestone in TV rock. It featured Alice Cooper and was taped at Madison Square Ga...
Alice's tasteful Nightmare
(Melody Maker, 1975-04-12)
Detroit: The new Alice Cooper Revue, which opened in Chicago last week and moved on to Detroit and Cincinnati, is yet another step forward in the grow...
(Melody Maker, 1975-04-21)
Alice Cooper stars in his first television spectacular Welsome To My Nightmare with a special presentation of Wide World: In concert on April 25 on Am...
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-03)
The much-heralded Alice Cooper TV special which was due to be aired on Friday, but which was previewed with press screenings earlier in the week prove...
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-15)
It could only happen in New York department. A five-year-old beagle was presented with a gold record last week for her contributions to the title song...
Superstars on sci-fi album
(Melody Maker, 1975-05-17)
John Entwistle, Alice Cooper, Jim Dandy, Frankie Miller, Jim Dewar, Maddy Prior, Nicky Hopkins, Keith Moon, Bill Burford and Justin Hayward are among ...
(Melody Maker, 1975-09-20)
Alice Cooper's "Welcome To My Nightmare" extravaganza which was given its English premiere last Thursday at London's Wembley Empire Pool, threatened o...
Looking After Number One
(Melody Maker, 1996-04-27)
"A dramatic, exciting production, destined to be a Number One hit and one of the great rock classics. Much as I dislike them, it has to be said, the r...
(Melody Maker, 1997-11-01)
Alice Cooper's original guitarist, Glen Buxton, dies of complications from pneumonia on Saturday, October 18 in Clarion, Iowa. He was 49. Buxton, co-w...
(Melody Maker, 2000-06-14)
Prince Charles and Camila. Should they get married? "Oh, yeah! Of course they should - I think it`s inevitable. They`ve been going out for 42 years or...
(Melody Maker, 2000-06-28)
Metallica - I Disappear (Hollywood): From the soundtrack of "Mission Impossible 2" comes the same blend of grunts and riffs that we've heard a hundred...