Get out your leather. Hide your children. And put on a lot of eyeliner.
Alice Cooper is shock rocking his way into the Bradley Center on Friday, Aug. 7 as the special guest of Mötley Crüe for their "Final Tour." Cooper however, has no plans of finalizing his show on the road any time soon.
In fact, this year the member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is achieving new milestones in an already legendary career. He’s reformed and recreated the infamous Hollywood Vampires for a run in September. The Hollywood Vampires was a '70s drinking club of high tolerance rock musicians with Cooper at the helm as oresident. A lot has changed since then. Instead of recreationally out drinking each other, the line up, which includes Johnny Depp and Joe Perry, will be rocking the crowd’s faces off.
A companion "tribute" record of cover songs will be released and includes featured guest appearances by Sir Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Marilyn Manson and more.
I recently had the very special chance to ask Mr. Cooper five questions for OnMilwaukee.com. He chatted with me from the road, as he makes his way to the city he schooled the world on in "Wayne’s World." I got some really personal, uncensored answers that I’ve shared below.
Lindsay Garric: Alice, you have a connection with the fair city of Milwaukee burned in celluloid history through your very famous and memorable scene in "Wayne’s World" where you instruct on the translation and Algonquin pronunciation "Mil-ee-wah-kay." You go on to expound about "one of the most interesting aspects of Milwaukee" being that it is "the only major American city to elect three Socialist mayors." So, I’m going to put you on the spot, what else do you know about Milwaukee?
Alice Cooper: Beer. Beer. Bratwurst. Cheese. All the things that make men work. Ok? Milwaukee is the man’s city, I think because, it’s you know – it’s everything that men lo…Read more...