Need more proof that last night's Revolver Golden Gods Awards was an epic occasion for music? Check out the below photo, courtesy of photographer Robert Knight, which features Slash, Marilyn Manson, Johnny Depp and Alice Cooper hanging out backstage last night.
The Los Angeles storage facility that houses the Alice Cooper Archives was broken into last Tuesday, March 27, along with three other storage units. Among the items missing are a large quantity of original vinyl records, a jacket and the original sculpture used on the cover of Cooper's Hey Stoopid album.
Like most musicians growing up in the 1970s, Damon Johnson fell in love with the music that is now considered “classic rock.” The volume, the stage presence, the dual guitars — it all spoke to a young man growing up in Alabama and dreaming of being onstage with his idols. Years later, that’s exactly what happened: Johnson was selected to join Alice Cooper’s band in 2004 and is now a member of Thin Lizzy, touring the world with musicians who influenced him as a teen.
The sequel thirty-five years in the making, Alice Cooper's new album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare, hits shelves tomorrow, September 13. To give you a taste of the album, Alice has posted an interactive YouTube video that let's you check out audio clips from each of the songs on the album, and get a little bit of the story behind them.