ALICE COOPER “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken”

ALICE COOPER “Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken” DVD – Out October 21, 2014 in North America via UDR Music Small but fine record label ‘UDR- Home of Legends’ lives up to one’s name again with another new and hot signing and upcoming release of ALICE COOPER, a true icon, a great performer – simply a legend. With Raise The Dead – Live From Wacken the label is also starting a new live series … Continue reading

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Podcast: Monster Movie Podcast – Eps 65 – Prince of Darkness

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Join us this week as we follow Donald Pleasence and Victor Wong on a metaphysical journey that will question our beliefs, our perception of reality and what is…evil. We are covering John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness on episode 65 of the Monster Movie Podcast. Throughout 2014, Raleigh, North Carolina horror host Ormon Grimsby is bringing a classic film from the Eighties straight the Doc Rotten’s door. This month, Ormon and Doc are revisiting the second … Continue reading

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Film Review: Monster Dog (1984)

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SYNOPSIS: Alice Cooper plays a pop star who takes his band to his hometown to shoot his latest video. They are greeted by the sheriff (whom he’s known since a kid) that warn him that there’s been several murders in the area where the bodies were ripped to shreds. The police think it’s a pack of wild dogs, but Alice knows different. REVIEW: Alice Cooper is in Monster Dog, but the weird thing about the … Continue reading

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Music Review: Alice Cooper – From the Inside

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Alice Cooper’s release titled “From the Inside” stands as one of my favorite release from the Cooper camp. This particular theme-centered release depicts Alice’s life as he imagined it during his alcoholism stay at the New York sanitarium . The release also managed to earn him a billboard hit with the love ballad “How You Gonna See Me Now”. The album later was realized in the form of a Marvel comic single 1 off simply … Continue reading

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Music Review: Alice Cooper – Goes to Hell

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Released in 1976, this album was intended as a sequel follow up to “Welcome to My Nightmare”, taking on the idea of a theme album again. The release went gold with a few successful tunes coming off its debut. A planned tour though ended up being canceled due to Alice’s bout with anemia. The release featured producer Bob Ezrin providing his handy work to a more polished studio release for the Alice Cooper band. The … Continue reading

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Music Review: Alice Cooper – Welcome 2 My Nightmare (2011)

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I’ve always been a pretty solid Alice Cooper fan. Though I will confess that my loyalty lies more in the earlier edgier releases of the 70′s. They were inventive, strange, and melodically creepy. A perfect union of horror and music. Alice has always been the iconic superhero of horror rock. In later years, I lost my rush as he became closer to 80′s metal, with cheesy lyrics and a band who seemed more like hired … Continue reading

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Film Review: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)

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SYNOPSIS: A small town band makes it big, but loses track of their roots, as they get caught up into the big-time machinations of the music biz. Now, they must thwart a plot to destroy their home town. Built around the music of the beatles, this musical uses some big name groups like Peter Frampton and Aerosmith. REVIEW: While the film itself was created in 1978, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” appears to encapsulate … Continue reading

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Rock and Shock Recap!

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What do you call a three day weekend chock full of music, madness and mayhem all devoted to the undying spirit of HORROR? Rock and Shock, that’s what! Indeed, promoter Massconcerts and the city of Worcester did a great job as always hosting this annual event, this year presented at the city’s DCU and Palladium venues. Between all of the bands playing the Palladium’s two stages, the epic horror convention at the DCU Center and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Suck (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: A rock’n’roll vampire spoof about a down and out band, The Winners, who will do anything for a record deal. When their disgruntled manager (Dave Foley) tells them that they are getting “long in the tooth”, he doesn’t know that his words are truly prophetic. During a road trip, their humdrum image radically changes when Jennifer (Jessica Paré), the bass player, disappears one night with a hip vampire (Dimitri Coats). She emerges with a … Continue reading

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ROB ZOMBIE and ALICE COOPER team up for ‘GRUESOME TWOSOME TOUR’

Get ready horror fanatics worldwide for the ultimate creepshow rock tour, excluding Marilyn Manson, that will include Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper. What a FUBAR combination there, but f’n bad a$$ all at the same time.

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