Originally Published: September 1991
Guitar god Joe Satriani joined Alice Cooper on stage in Mountain View, Ca. in July for an impromptu jam. The show was part of the Operation Rock'n'Roll summer tour, which gave American metalheads a real bang for their buck: the lineup featured Judas Priest, Alice Cooper, Motorhead, Dangeous Toys and Metal Church. Said Cooper: "It's the best thing in the world for the audience, because they get to see two headliners instead of one. It breaks the mould." but value or no, the recession has taken it's toll - according to a trade magazine for the concert industry, the tour averaged sales of only 50-80 percent of it's available tickets for each concert...