Music Gear News
Alice Cooper's Hall Of Fame tuxedos
Alice Cooper had "special tuxedos" made for him and his band's induction into the Rock 'N' Roll Hall Of Fame last night (14.03.11).
The shock rocker was officially admitted to the hall in a ceremony in New York, and Alice had special suits cut for him and his original band, Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway and Neal Smith.
Alice told Billboard.com: "We've actually got special tuxedos made, special Alice Cooper tuxedos.
"We'll do the tuxedos, but definitely our style. Within our sense of humour."
Although he now works with a different set of regular musicians, on his forthcoming album, 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare' - A sequel to his 1975 record 'Welcome to My Nightmare' - Alice is reunited with his original backing musicians on the track 'When Hell Comes Home', and he says they quickly hit upon the exact sound he wanted.
Alice explained: "I was going to go in and say, 'What I want this thing to have is this live, 70s sound' - but I didn't have to say that. That's just the way they play.
"They just had that sound you couldn't go in and try to direct them to get. That's the normal way they play!"
Alice - famed for his theatrical stage shows, including appearing to use a guillotine, gallows and an electric chair onstage and splattering his bands and audiences alike with fake blood - was inducted into the Hall Of fame by Rob Zombie.
The other acts to be inducted were Neil Diamond, Tom Waits, Dr John, and Darlene Love.Posted on 15 Mar 2011 08:30 to category : Music News
Related Music News
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Supported by the likes of Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, Wolf Alice and many more, Fanfair Alliances new educational guide is available for free download online.
Recent Music News
The Roland SPD: ONE ELECTRO Trigger Pad is a next level sound solution developed to enhance and diversify your performances, giving your playing extra depth.
The Roland SPD: ONE Percussion Trigger Pad offers percussion players a versatile and eclectic tonal palette for all of their percussion based needs.
The Roland SPD: ONE KICK Trigger Pad gives the solo musician a convenient means to spice up their live performances and introduce a new percussive dynamic.
Ideal for those looking to spice up their live performances, Roland's SPD:: ONE WAV Trigger Pad can take samples extending up to the length of an entire song.
Ideal for fitting in places which other mics can't, the Hummingbird Small Diaphragm Mic is part of a two for one offer that runs until 30th of November.
The TC Electronic Unitune Tuner is the latest tuning accessory developed by the Denmark based innovators. Modern, and wildly practical, the Unitune has it all.