Ryan Roxie: "Being in Alice Cooper's band is like being in the trenches. You do a bit of everything, be it playing guitar, singing background vocals, or dodging crazy pieces of the set on stage"

Ryan Roxie performs onstage
(Image credit: Per Ole Hagen/Redferns)

As a long-time member of Alice Cooper's modern-day triple-axe attack, Ryan Roxie provides a steady pentatonic base amongst the bristling chaos.

If we dial back to Roxie's origins, though, fans will be reminded of his tenure with cult act Electric Angels, a retrospectively revered group that sadly got lost in the shuffle. Still, Roxie harbors no regrets or lament due to his flagship band's dissolution; quite the contrary.

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Andrew Daly

Andrew Daly is an iced-coffee-addicted, oddball Telecaster-playing, alfredo pasta-loving journalist from Long Island, NY, who, in addition to being a contributing writer for Guitar World, scribes for Rock Candy, Bass Player, Total Guitar, and Classic Rock History. Andrew has interviewed favorites like Ace Frehley, Johnny Marr, Vito Bratta, Bruce Kulick, Joe Perry, Brad Whitford, Rich Robinson, and Paul Stanley, while his all-time favorite (rhythm player), Keith Richards, continues to elude him.