In the world of rock n’ roll there are very few rockers who have the type of fame and following as Alice Cooper. When rock legend Alice Cooper first hit the rock music scene with his Alice Cooper band in 1960; the music industry was delivered with one of the most iconic rockers to ever hit the stage. Born Vincent Furnier; the singer didn’t take on the Alice Cooper name until he broke away from his band the Alice Cooper band in 1975 and took the group’s name on as his own. By 1971, when Alice Cooper and his band first released songs such as “I’m Eighteen” and “School’s Out” with their hit album of the year; it was clear that this group was one of the biggest and most influential rockers of their type.
Even though the band saw great success; Vincent Furnier started his solo career as Alice Cooper and the now infamous album Welcome to My Nightmare. Since then the singer has released 19 albums as a solo artist and has been recognized as one of the biggest and most inventive rockers of his time. Over his expansive career in the music industry, the singer and rocker has experimented with numerous musical influences and has been known for using horror as a way to entertain audiences during his live performances.
In 2011, the original Alice Cooper band, along with Alice Copper himself, was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Although Cooper is known for his eccentric and over-the-top personality and for bringing this performance style to the stage. These performances are known for having a vaudeville influence, and for using horror movies to deliver an over-the-top performance that has more than just rock music in store for a truly engaging experience that fans won’t soon forget. His showmanship and stage presence, which is known for having electric chairs, fake blood and live animals, is often regarded as being responsible for the introduction of horror into rock n’ roll.
Fortunately, for fans of the performer; Alice Cooper often spends most of the year touring around the country delivering this over the top performance style to fans from all over the country. Those who have followed Cooper for years will not want to miss out on the experience of seeing Cooper perform live.