Beasto announce UK And German shows
Chuck Garric and Beasto Blanco are booked to play the O2 Academy in Islington on February 9th. Tickets go on sale January 9th. They also have shows booked in Germany at the Spectrum club in Augsburg on January 29th, and in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 12th at 'Voodoo'. I would expect more will be announced soon.
Alice has posted a short Christmas audio message over at Soundcloud.
Posted on 21 Dec 2013 by Si
Alice Goes To Sea
According to AC.com Alice Cooper will be part of the 'Rock Legends Cruise' in February 2015 between the 19th and 23rd. Also on the ship will be bands including Blue Oyster Cult, Doobie Brothers, .38 Special, Uriah Heep and a host of others. Tickets are on sale now.
Blue Coupe have posted a cool trailer for their forthcoming new video 'Everybody Goes Insane' taken from the excellent 'Million Miles More' album. The band play Buffalo on Dec 27, Elmira NY on Dec. 28, and Middletown NY Dec 31 to close out the year.
Alice was at the 'Canada Walk Of Fame Awards' back in September to watch Bob Ezrin being inducted. The show aired on the Global network in Canada on December 18th and can be seen here if you are in the right country.
Alice is on UK TV this Boxing Day in a show called 'Great American Rock Anthems' on BBC4 at 9.00PM.
Orianthi has launched a search to find four musicians to be her backing band at a special show on February 14th in Los Angeles that will be filmed and aired on TV. 'BeMyBand' looks for a rhythm guitarist, drummer, bassist and keyboard player and you can go to Talenthouse to get all the details.
Posted on 20 Dec 2013 by Si
Alice turned up at the Guggenheim Partners Holiday Party in Santa Monica, CA last night performing with all-star band Camp Freddy and Slash. Photos cane be seen at the official Alice Cooper twitter feed.
Check out new drum cam footage of Glen Sobel playing 'Dirty Diamonds' in Poland last August. Glen will be recording drums for the forthcoming solo album by Vivian Campbell of Def Leppard.
Classic Rock Revisited has released it's picks of the top 40 albums released this year and includes Blue Coupe's 'Million Miles More', Steve Hunters's 'Manhatten Blues Project' and is headed at #1 by Damon Johnson and 'Black Star Riders'. We think they have good taste!
Keri Kelli and James Kotak of Project Rock were at Rock-FM in Moscow and performed an acoustic version of 'I'm Eighteen'.
The 'Nation Of Ovine' continues to confuse and baffle now with cool new 'Glow In The Dark' shirts. Check out CovertOvine and like them on Facebook!
Posted on 13 Dec 2013 by Si
More Christmas Pudding coverage today courtesy of Phoenix New Times, and AZ Central. Alice played 'No More Mr Nice Guy', 'Under My Wheels', 'Eighteen', 'Break On Through', and ' School's Out' backed by local band Hairball, and then joined Kiss for 'Rock And Roll All Night' to close the show.
For the guitarists out there Steve Hunter has a new product to help change strings on Bigsby fitted guitars called the 'Steve Hunter String Changer Buddy'. Check out all the info here.
Some people may remember Jason Callear who was the drummer for Sickcon convention guests, and all around great band, 'Sadness Killed The Superman' waaay back in 2002. Jason is still making music and has an acoustic album called 'XXXIX' out on iTunes and soundcloud now which is well worth taking a listen too.
Posted on 10 Dec 2013 by Si
There's been various press items related to 'The Rock' and the Xmas Pudding show this week including video at AZ Central, interviews at the Phoenix New Times here and here, and short reports at WFJA, and Get Out. MyFox Phoenix also has a video report.
Music Tour Reviews has photos from the Las Vegas show while there is a review at Valor Dictus.
Blabbermouth has a report and video from the Brennon Rock And Roll Academy charity show.
Posted on 08 Dec 2013 by Si
Monday Round Up
Posted on 02 Dec 2013 by Si