Advocate

Originally Published: July 05, 2006

News Report

He became a legend in the 70s for helping define a decade of rock music. Alice Cooper , whose demonic persona was groundbreaking at the time, still has an edge today. Originally part of a band called Alice Cooper, the familiar frontman (with the original name of Vincent Damon Furnier) pioneered a theatrical and violent brand of heavy metal. After stepping on not a small number of toes, Cooper learned to never deny the accusations made of him on stage -- even if they weren't true. Shock was his style, and it worked. Using imagery of violence and disturbing concepts, he used electric chairs, guillotines and plenty of fake blood to make his mark on the history of rock. Alice Cooper will be coming to the LC Pavilion on Saturday showing his latest shock theatrics. The concert will benefit The Britt Balser Foundation for TTP. Tickets are $25.50 in advance and $30.50 on the day of show for standing room only. Tickets are available by calling (614) 431-3600 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com. For more information on Alice Cooper , visit www.alicecooper.com.