Rolling Stone

Where are the Chickens?
(Rolling Stone, 1970-10-15)

New York - "You suck!" shouted the drunk kid. "Yes, I do," replied Alice Cooper, laughing. Alice proceeded to crouch down on the stage and began chant...

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Love It To Death
(Rolling Stone, 1971-04-15)

(It came on the radio in the late afternoon and from the first note it was right: Alice Cooper bringing it all back home again. God it's beautiful - i...

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Alice Cooper's Nice Party
(Rolling Stone, 1971-08-19)

You and a guest are cordially invited to attend the summer season debut of Alice Cooper, to be held at the Venetian Room, Ambassador Hotel, 3400 Wilsh...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1971-09-30)

They give good copy: Alice Cooper has arranged for construction of a life-sized working gallows, including a trap door that traps. The gallows will be...

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Killer
(Rolling Stone, 1972-01-06)

Like all true rock superstars to rise from the Sixties, Alice Cooper is a consummate master of image manipulation. He continually sees to it that new ...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1972-03-02)

Hollywood Notes: Alice Cooper wound up a triumphant national tour with a gold record presentation at Warner Bros. in Burbank. The whole group, includi...

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Gold Diggers of 1984
(Rolling Stone, 1972-03-30)

"We're going to feed Chichita now," Neal announced. "You shouldn't miss it." No, you never want to miss the sight of a boa constrictor having dinner. ...

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School's Out
(Rolling Stone, 1972-09-28)

The question before us is whether Alice Cooper is a threat to civilization itself or merely to our beloved rock & roll. Both parents and kids commonly...

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Alice Cooper's Beer Bottle Polka
(Rolling Stone, 1973-01-04)

The director of operations on the Alice Cooper tour, a native of Los Angeles, walked the streets of Paris in a bright blue felt jacket with fancy whit...

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70 Years After: George Burns Taps Cigar, Discovers R&R
(Rolling Stone, 1973-03-29)

New York - At a press conference two days before his Philharmonic Hall singing debut, George Burns was asked about rumors that Alice Cooper would also...

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Check Your Guillotine, Sir?
(Rolling Stone, 1973-04-12)

Philadelphia - Extravagantly colored in shades of the Rolling Stones, Three Dog Night and Neil Diamond, the 1973 Alice Cooper tour burst forth from Ro...

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Inside Alice
(Rolling Stone, 1973-05-10)

"Alice is such an American name. I love the idea that when we first started, people used to think Alice Cooper was a blonde folk singer. "The name sta...

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Billion Dollar Babies
(Rolling Stone, 1973-05-24)

Concerning Alice Cooper, it is by now axiomatic that any new album is intended only as the soundtrack of the latest extravaganza. But even considered ...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1973-06-21)

20/20 News: Alice Cooper told a press conference at the Cocoanut Grove in L.A. that the group spent $32,000 on beer last year. And he said he's planni...

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Tolling the Take
(Rolling Stone, 1973-07-05)

New York - "All I have for you now is approximations. The office is overrun by bald little guys in blue suits who are going over the books. They say t...

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Liza with a Z Meets Alice With a C
(Rolling Stone, 1973-11-08)

New York - The sounds of a thousand strings, one mother of a synthesizer and (in there somewhere) a four-piece hard rock band engulf the solitary figu...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1974-01-03)

Modeling prisoners: Glen Buxton, Neal Smith, Dennis Dunaway, Mike Bruce and Alice staged a jail break at an abandoned New York police station for a fi...

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Alice Cooper: The Motor Cools Down
(Rolling Stone, 1974-01-17)

The Alice Cooper phenomenon, which began with the chart entry of "I'm Eighteen," rose to diabolical heights with Killer and School's Out and extravaga...

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Alice Bombed in Toledo
(Rolling Stone, 1974-01-31)

Toledo - Pelted by fireworks and debris, Alice Cooper recently walked off their "Holiday Show" at the Toledo Sports Arena. According to Ashley Pandel...

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Alice Cooper: Death on TV
(Rolling Stone, 1974-07-04)

Calgary, Alberta - Hanging parties, along with vigilante mobs and saloon shoot outs, belong to the raunchy, rugged frontier past of this city. It took...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1975-01-02)

Revised Alice Cooper bulletin: We reported last issue that Alice's band was not splitting. In fact, the band has at least temporarily disintegrated fo...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1975-02-27)

A huge worldwide tour will carry Alice Cooper and his new sidemen, Steve Hunter, Dick Wagner, Prakash John, Penti ("Whitey") Glan and Jozef Chirowsky ...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1975-03-27)

When are the dead babies and flayed chickens of yesteryear? Down on the unemploment line like everybody else. Alice Cooper's Welcome to My Nightmare t...

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No More Mr. Horror Show Droog
(Rolling Stone, 1975-07-31)

It was April Fool's Day in Chicago and the interpreter for the Soviet Olympic Wrestling team had just managed to get a spontaneous round of applause f...

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Alice Cooper in Tahoeland: Welcome to a Tired Nightmare
(Rolling Stone, 1976-01-29)

Lake Tahoe, Nevada – As Alice Cooper pulled into the Sahara Tahoe, it was clear that he had finally hit the big leagues....

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Alice Cooper's bad Joke
(Rolling Stone, 1979-05-03)

The main problem with Mad House Rock, Alice Cooper's latest heavy-metal/vaudeville extravaganza, is that there isn't anything slightly mad about it. T...

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Random Notes
(Rolling Stone, 1989-00-00)

"I love the old Hollywood stunt," says shock rocker Alice Cooper of his decision to promote his album Trash by storming through various American citie...

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Alice Cooper: Healthy, Wealthy and Dry
(Rolling Stone, 1989-07-13)

Alice Cooper can't figure out why his pals Steven Tyler, Joe Perry and Jon Bon Jovi - all of whom worked on the shock rocker's forthcoming album Trash...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 1991-00-00)

Being rock's reigning ghoul guru has its perks. For the title track of his new release, Hey Stoopid, ALICE COOPER enlisted the guitar-slinging support...

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Last Temptation Album Review
(Rolling Stone, 1994-07-14)

If you went to high school in the '70s, Alice Cooper's "I'm Eighteen" and "School's Out" became part of your life. Cooper dirges like "Desperado" and ...

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Greatest Summer Songs Of All Time
(Rolling Stone, 1998-07-09)

"Between May and June, 'School's out' is the national anthem," Alice Cooper says proudly of his enduring hard-rock classic, which hit Number Seven on ...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 2000-05-25)

Alice Cooper's first studio album in six years, Brutal Planet is out on June 6th. Cooper will hit the road for a tour from August through October, dur...

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News Report
(Rolling Stone, 2001-09-27)

Alice Cooper's new album, Dragontown, is due out October 9th...

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100 Greatest Guitarists Of All Time
(Rolling Stone, 2003-09-18)

Buxton was a gifted mimic whose ability to unlock the guitar secrets of his Stones and Yardbirds 45s gave a Phoenix garage band the breathing room to ...

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The Singles
(Rolling Stone, 2003-11-27)

OutKast, "Hey Ya!" Rolling Stone says: Andre 3000 leaves hip-hop behind with a weird funk-rock shout-out. Cooper: My favorite record out of all of 'em...

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Alice Cooper: Photographed by Annie Leibovitz
(Rolling Stone, 2004-09-30)

"That was our snake, not Annie's," says Alice Cooper. "Her name was Kachina. I was actually afraid of snakes, but I figured that Alice should have one...

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500 Greatest Songs of All Time
(Rolling Stone, 2004-12-09)

Before "I'm Eighteen" Cooper was just another hairy rock oddball. But this proto-punk smash defined the age when, in Cooper's words, you're "old enoug...

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Alice's Wonderland
(Rolling Stone, 2006-05-18)

"What an ugly cover." Such was the overwhelming reaction among Rolling Stone staff to Annie Leibovitz's 1972 image of Alice Cooper lasciviously canood...

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[Alice on Pink Floyd]
(Rolling Stone, 2006-08-10)

In Los Angeles, during an engagement at the Cheetah, the Floyd were befriended by the club's house band: the future Alice Cooper, then called the Nazz...

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