Originally Published: June 04, 2008
Ozzy Osbourne and Slash will make guest appearances on Alice Cooper's new album, Along Came A Spider.
Ozzy Osbourne plays harmonica on a track he co-wrote with Alice and ex-member of Guns 'n' Roses, Slash plays guitar. He revealed details of his 25th studio album on his radio show, Nights With Alice Cooper: "It is a dark and menacing album for dark and menacing times".
The songs are told through the voice of a serial killer named Spider - one that Alice describes as "an arachnophobic psychopath".
Alice told Billboard.biz that his forthcoming LP is "a real 'Alice' album. Conceptually, it's going to be pretty interesting."
The album is based on a fictional serial killer named Spider, who wraps his victims in a silk web. "Every song is sort of a letter to the police," he explains. "They think they're investigating it from the outside, but he's actually woven them into the whole thing."
"Along Came A Spider" track listing (in alphabetical order):
01. Catch Me
03. I Am The Spider
04. I Know Where You Live
05. (In Touch With) Your Feminine Side
06. Killed By Love
08. The One That Got Away
09. Vengeance Is Mine
10. Wake The Dead
11. Wrapped In Silk