7 in the US, and a worldwide arena tour. [83] The performance represented a reconciliation between the two artists; Cooper had previously taken issue with Manson over his overtly anti-Christian on-stage antics and had sarcastically made reference to the originality of Manson's choosing a female name and dressing in women's clothing. [37] The title track, featuring guest vocals by Donovan, was also a US hit single. In 2012 at Dragon Con, Randi and Cooper discussed their working relationship during this period. We're not worthy! 8/ 8—Bethel, NY—Bethel Woods Center for the Arts [101], On June 9, 2011, Cooper was awarded the Kerrang! 8/15—Holmdel, NJ—PNC Bank Arts Center mentions 13 Cooper songs, and has been described as being "from the perspective of a kid who hears all of his unspoken sadness given voice in the music of Alice Cooper; Alice says everything the kid has been wishing he could say about his alienated, frustrated, teenage world".

(Cooper's version, which closes the album Love It to Death, was itself a cover of a Rolf Harris song. [43], Such was the immense success of Cooper's solo project that he decided to continue as a solo artist, and the original band became officially defunct. [136][fn 9], In the early 1970s, a story was widely reported that Leave It to Beaver star Ken Osmond had become "rock star Alice Cooper". We work hard to bring high quality editorial content to our readers, and we are glad you keep coming back to us! [124], Evidence of Cooper's eclectic tastes in classic and contemporary rock music can be seen in the track listings of his radio show; in addition, when he appeared on the BBC Radio 2 program Tracks of My Years in September 2007, he listed his favorite tracks of all time as being: "19th Nervous Breakdown" (1966) by the Rolling Stones; "Turning Japanese" (1980) by the Vapors; "My Sharona" (1979) by the Knack; "Beds Are Burning" (1987) by Midnight Oil; "My Generation" (1965) by the Who; "Welcome to the Jungle" (1987) by Guns N' Roses; "Rebel Rebel" (1974) by David Bowie; "Over Under Sideways Down" (1966) by the Yardbirds; "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" (2003) by Jet; and "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) by the Beatles,[125] and when he appeared on Desert Island Discs in 2010 he chose the songs "Happenings Ten Years Time Ago" by the Yardbirds; "I Get Around" by the Beach Boys; "I'm a Boy" by the Who; "Timer" by Laura Nyro; "21st Century Schizoid Man" by King Crimson; "Been Caught Stealing" by Jane's Addiction; "Work Song" by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and "Ballad of a Thin Man" by Bob Dylan. In the same interview, he also said that the secret to a lasting and successful relationship is to continue going out on dates with one's partner. It was like all my Halloweens came at once!. Cooper stated that in his opinion the cause of the problem was that certain modern bands "had forgotten to listen to the Beatles". [23], One night after an unsuccessful gig at the Cheetah club in Venice, California, where the band emptied the entire room of patrons after playing just ten minutes, they were approached and enlisted by music manager Shep Gordon, who saw the band's negative impact that night as a force that could be turned in a more productive direction. [citation needed], Muscle of Love, released at the end of 1973, was to be the last studio album from the classic lineup, and marked Alice Cooper's last UK Top 20 single of the 1970s with "Teenage Lament '74". The album deals with issues of faith, temptation, alienation and the frustrations of modern life, and has been described as "a young man's struggle to see the truth through the distractions of the 'Sideshow' of the modern world".

[102], Cooper supported Iron Maiden on their Maiden England World Tour from June to July 21, 2012,[103] and then headlined Bloodstock Open Air on Sunday August 12. [fn 1] They named themselves the Earwigs. Often this involved destruction or macabre gimmickry", with Cooper responding, "That's why most people thought we were British at first". 7/13— Stayner, ON— Roxodus Festival* [82], In December 2006, the original Alice Cooper band reunited to perform six classic Alice Cooper songs at Cooper's annual charity event in Phoenix, entitled "Christmas Pudding". Originating in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1964, "Alice Cooper" was originally a band consisting of Furnier on vocals and harmonica, Glen Buxton on lead guitar, Michael Bruce on rhythm guitar, Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar, and Neal Smith on drums. [62] It was in the Prime Cuts video that Bob Ezrin delivered his own summation of the Alice Cooper persona: "He is the psycho killer in all of us. [100] In June 2011 Cooper took his place in the Reasonably Priced Car at the BBC auto show Top Gear. The band relocated to their new mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut. [57], Cooper recorded a music video for the "Poison" B-side "I Got a Line on You" after the song was featured on the soundtrack to Iron Eagle II. [154] Cooper is also a fan of NBA basketball, supporting the Detroit Pistons. [161], Cooper, a fan of The Simpsons, was asked to contribute a storyline for the September 2004 edition of Bongo Comics's Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror, a special Monsters of Rock issue that also included stories plotted by Gene Simmons, Rob Zombie and Pat Boone. Cooper later told the New Times, "It was the biggest rumor that ever came out about me. "Elected", a late-1972 Top 10 UK hit from the album, which inspired one of the first MTV-style story-line promo videos ever made for a song (three years before Queen's promotional video for "Bohemian Rhapsody"), was followed by two more UK Top 10 singles, "Hello Hooray" and "No More Mr. Nice Guy", the latter of which was the last UK single from the album; it reached No. [104] On September 16, 2012, Cooper appeared at the Sunflower Jam charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, performing alongside Brian May lead guitarist of Queen, bass guitarist John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, drummer Ian Paice of Deep Purple, and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. [51], In 1986, Alice Cooper officially returned to the music industry with the album Constrictor. Following the tour, Cooper had himself hospitalized in a sanitarium for treatment, during which time the live album The Alice Cooper Show was released. [40] Cooper later wrote an autobiography with Steven Gaines called Me, Alice which gave the singer's version of that era of his career, among other things.

[16] Of the group, only Buxton knew how to play an instrument—the guitar—so Buxton played guitar while the rest mimed on their instruments. Spearheaded by the US Top 20 hit ballad "Only Women Bleed", the album was released by Atlantic Records in March of that year and became a Top 10 hit for Cooper. Lydon told the BBC that "I know the words to every Alice Cooper song. Beneath the surface, however, the repetitive schedule of recording and touring had begun to take its toll on the band. A strictly limited "Don't Give Up" seven-inch vinyl picture disc will be released on August 14 on earMUSIC. Cooper denied the rumor, whereupon Zappa told him, "Well, whatever you do, don't tell anyone you didn't do it. He added, upon seeing a list of musicians who supported Kerry, "If I wasn't already a Bush supporter, I would have immediately switched. The following month he guested at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards alongside co-presenter Grace Jones.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced a handful of July tour dates marking the premiere of his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which will have a very different look than recent tours. [165], Cooper contributed his likeness and over 700 voice lines to Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle, a pinball machine released in 2018 by Spooky Pinball that also features ten songs performed by Cooper. [15] They chose the name "Alice Cooper" largely because it sounded innocuous and wholesome, in humorous contrast to the band's image and music.

In January 1972, Cooper was again asked about his peculiar name, and told talk-show hostess Dinah Shore that he took the name from a "Mayberry RFD" character. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". Jake considered the involvement of Cooper to be an honor, as he had idolized Cooper in his youth and was still a huge fan. [109], Cooper was the subject of Super Duper Alice Cooper, a biographical documentary film by Canadian directors Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen and Reginald Harkema. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock".

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7 in the US, and a worldwide arena tour. [83] The performance represented a reconciliation between the two artists; Cooper had previously taken issue with Manson over his overtly anti-Christian on-stage antics and had sarcastically made reference to the originality of Manson's choosing a female name and dressing in women's clothing. [37] The title track, featuring guest vocals by Donovan, was also a US hit single. In 2012 at Dragon Con, Randi and Cooper discussed their working relationship during this period. We're not worthy! 8/ 8—Bethel, NY—Bethel Woods Center for the Arts [101], On June 9, 2011, Cooper was awarded the Kerrang! 8/15—Holmdel, NJ—PNC Bank Arts Center mentions 13 Cooper songs, and has been described as being "from the perspective of a kid who hears all of his unspoken sadness given voice in the music of Alice Cooper; Alice says everything the kid has been wishing he could say about his alienated, frustrated, teenage world".

(Cooper's version, which closes the album Love It to Death, was itself a cover of a Rolf Harris song. [43], Such was the immense success of Cooper's solo project that he decided to continue as a solo artist, and the original band became officially defunct. [136][fn 9], In the early 1970s, a story was widely reported that Leave It to Beaver star Ken Osmond had become "rock star Alice Cooper". We work hard to bring high quality editorial content to our readers, and we are glad you keep coming back to us! [124], Evidence of Cooper's eclectic tastes in classic and contemporary rock music can be seen in the track listings of his radio show; in addition, when he appeared on the BBC Radio 2 program Tracks of My Years in September 2007, he listed his favorite tracks of all time as being: "19th Nervous Breakdown" (1966) by the Rolling Stones; "Turning Japanese" (1980) by the Vapors; "My Sharona" (1979) by the Knack; "Beds Are Burning" (1987) by Midnight Oil; "My Generation" (1965) by the Who; "Welcome to the Jungle" (1987) by Guns N' Roses; "Rebel Rebel" (1974) by David Bowie; "Over Under Sideways Down" (1966) by the Yardbirds; "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" (2003) by Jet; and "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) by the Beatles,[125] and when he appeared on Desert Island Discs in 2010 he chose the songs "Happenings Ten Years Time Ago" by the Yardbirds; "I Get Around" by the Beach Boys; "I'm a Boy" by the Who; "Timer" by Laura Nyro; "21st Century Schizoid Man" by King Crimson; "Been Caught Stealing" by Jane's Addiction; "Work Song" by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and "Ballad of a Thin Man" by Bob Dylan. In the same interview, he also said that the secret to a lasting and successful relationship is to continue going out on dates with one's partner. It was like all my Halloweens came at once!. Cooper stated that in his opinion the cause of the problem was that certain modern bands "had forgotten to listen to the Beatles". [23], One night after an unsuccessful gig at the Cheetah club in Venice, California, where the band emptied the entire room of patrons after playing just ten minutes, they were approached and enlisted by music manager Shep Gordon, who saw the band's negative impact that night as a force that could be turned in a more productive direction. [citation needed], Muscle of Love, released at the end of 1973, was to be the last studio album from the classic lineup, and marked Alice Cooper's last UK Top 20 single of the 1970s with "Teenage Lament '74". The album deals with issues of faith, temptation, alienation and the frustrations of modern life, and has been described as "a young man's struggle to see the truth through the distractions of the 'Sideshow' of the modern world".

[102], Cooper supported Iron Maiden on their Maiden England World Tour from June to July 21, 2012,[103] and then headlined Bloodstock Open Air on Sunday August 12. [fn 1] They named themselves the Earwigs. Often this involved destruction or macabre gimmickry", with Cooper responding, "That's why most people thought we were British at first". 7/13— Stayner, ON— Roxodus Festival* [82], In December 2006, the original Alice Cooper band reunited to perform six classic Alice Cooper songs at Cooper's annual charity event in Phoenix, entitled "Christmas Pudding". Originating in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1964, "Alice Cooper" was originally a band consisting of Furnier on vocals and harmonica, Glen Buxton on lead guitar, Michael Bruce on rhythm guitar, Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar, and Neal Smith on drums. [62] It was in the Prime Cuts video that Bob Ezrin delivered his own summation of the Alice Cooper persona: "He is the psycho killer in all of us. [100] In June 2011 Cooper took his place in the Reasonably Priced Car at the BBC auto show Top Gear. The band relocated to their new mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut. [57], Cooper recorded a music video for the "Poison" B-side "I Got a Line on You" after the song was featured on the soundtrack to Iron Eagle II. [154] Cooper is also a fan of NBA basketball, supporting the Detroit Pistons. [161], Cooper, a fan of The Simpsons, was asked to contribute a storyline for the September 2004 edition of Bongo Comics's Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror, a special Monsters of Rock issue that also included stories plotted by Gene Simmons, Rob Zombie and Pat Boone. Cooper later told the New Times, "It was the biggest rumor that ever came out about me. "Elected", a late-1972 Top 10 UK hit from the album, which inspired one of the first MTV-style story-line promo videos ever made for a song (three years before Queen's promotional video for "Bohemian Rhapsody"), was followed by two more UK Top 10 singles, "Hello Hooray" and "No More Mr. Nice Guy", the latter of which was the last UK single from the album; it reached No. [104] On September 16, 2012, Cooper appeared at the Sunflower Jam charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, performing alongside Brian May lead guitarist of Queen, bass guitarist John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, drummer Ian Paice of Deep Purple, and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. [51], In 1986, Alice Cooper officially returned to the music industry with the album Constrictor. Following the tour, Cooper had himself hospitalized in a sanitarium for treatment, during which time the live album The Alice Cooper Show was released. [40] Cooper later wrote an autobiography with Steven Gaines called Me, Alice which gave the singer's version of that era of his career, among other things.

[16] Of the group, only Buxton knew how to play an instrument—the guitar—so Buxton played guitar while the rest mimed on their instruments. Spearheaded by the US Top 20 hit ballad "Only Women Bleed", the album was released by Atlantic Records in March of that year and became a Top 10 hit for Cooper. Lydon told the BBC that "I know the words to every Alice Cooper song. Beneath the surface, however, the repetitive schedule of recording and touring had begun to take its toll on the band. A strictly limited "Don't Give Up" seven-inch vinyl picture disc will be released on August 14 on earMUSIC. Cooper denied the rumor, whereupon Zappa told him, "Well, whatever you do, don't tell anyone you didn't do it. He added, upon seeing a list of musicians who supported Kerry, "If I wasn't already a Bush supporter, I would have immediately switched. The following month he guested at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards alongside co-presenter Grace Jones.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced a handful of July tour dates marking the premiere of his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which will have a very different look than recent tours. [165], Cooper contributed his likeness and over 700 voice lines to Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle, a pinball machine released in 2018 by Spooky Pinball that also features ten songs performed by Cooper. [15] They chose the name "Alice Cooper" largely because it sounded innocuous and wholesome, in humorous contrast to the band's image and music.

In January 1972, Cooper was again asked about his peculiar name, and told talk-show hostess Dinah Shore that he took the name from a "Mayberry RFD" character. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". Jake considered the involvement of Cooper to be an honor, as he had idolized Cooper in his youth and was still a huge fan. [109], Cooper was the subject of Super Duper Alice Cooper, a biographical documentary film by Canadian directors Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen and Reginald Harkema. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock".

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The fact is, if you can call what I have a musical career, it all started with me miming to 'I'm Eighteen' on a jukebox". [64], Cooper made a cameo appearance in the 1992 comedy film Wayne's World. [fn 2] In 1975, Furnier adopted this stage name as his own to avoid legal complications over ownership of the band's name. The stress is not there. [9] His father was an Evangelist in The Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite)[10] and his paternal grandfather, Thurman Sylvester Furnier, was an apostle (from 1917) in and President (1963 - 1965) of that church. 1982's Zipper Catches Skin was a more pop punk-oriented recording, containing many quirky high-energy guitar-driven songs along with his most unusual collection of subject matters for lyrics. It was a concept album that was based on the nightmare of a child named Steven, featuring narration by classic horror movie film star Vincent Price, and serving as the soundtrack to Cooper's new stage show, which now showcased more theatrics than ever, including an 8-foot-tall (2.4 m) furry Cyclops which Cooper decapitated and killed. So I write the show much more like a story.

7 in the US, and a worldwide arena tour. [83] The performance represented a reconciliation between the two artists; Cooper had previously taken issue with Manson over his overtly anti-Christian on-stage antics and had sarcastically made reference to the originality of Manson's choosing a female name and dressing in women's clothing. [37] The title track, featuring guest vocals by Donovan, was also a US hit single. In 2012 at Dragon Con, Randi and Cooper discussed their working relationship during this period. We're not worthy! 8/ 8—Bethel, NY—Bethel Woods Center for the Arts [101], On June 9, 2011, Cooper was awarded the Kerrang! 8/15—Holmdel, NJ—PNC Bank Arts Center mentions 13 Cooper songs, and has been described as being "from the perspective of a kid who hears all of his unspoken sadness given voice in the music of Alice Cooper; Alice says everything the kid has been wishing he could say about his alienated, frustrated, teenage world".

(Cooper's version, which closes the album Love It to Death, was itself a cover of a Rolf Harris song. [43], Such was the immense success of Cooper's solo project that he decided to continue as a solo artist, and the original band became officially defunct. [136][fn 9], In the early 1970s, a story was widely reported that Leave It to Beaver star Ken Osmond had become "rock star Alice Cooper". We work hard to bring high quality editorial content to our readers, and we are glad you keep coming back to us! [124], Evidence of Cooper's eclectic tastes in classic and contemporary rock music can be seen in the track listings of his radio show; in addition, when he appeared on the BBC Radio 2 program Tracks of My Years in September 2007, he listed his favorite tracks of all time as being: "19th Nervous Breakdown" (1966) by the Rolling Stones; "Turning Japanese" (1980) by the Vapors; "My Sharona" (1979) by the Knack; "Beds Are Burning" (1987) by Midnight Oil; "My Generation" (1965) by the Who; "Welcome to the Jungle" (1987) by Guns N' Roses; "Rebel Rebel" (1974) by David Bowie; "Over Under Sideways Down" (1966) by the Yardbirds; "Are You Gonna Be My Girl" (2003) by Jet; and "A Hard Day's Night" (1964) by the Beatles,[125] and when he appeared on Desert Island Discs in 2010 he chose the songs "Happenings Ten Years Time Ago" by the Yardbirds; "I Get Around" by the Beach Boys; "I'm a Boy" by the Who; "Timer" by Laura Nyro; "21st Century Schizoid Man" by King Crimson; "Been Caught Stealing" by Jane's Addiction; "Work Song" by the Paul Butterfield Blues Band and "Ballad of a Thin Man" by Bob Dylan. In the same interview, he also said that the secret to a lasting and successful relationship is to continue going out on dates with one's partner. It was like all my Halloweens came at once!. Cooper stated that in his opinion the cause of the problem was that certain modern bands "had forgotten to listen to the Beatles". [23], One night after an unsuccessful gig at the Cheetah club in Venice, California, where the band emptied the entire room of patrons after playing just ten minutes, they were approached and enlisted by music manager Shep Gordon, who saw the band's negative impact that night as a force that could be turned in a more productive direction. [citation needed], Muscle of Love, released at the end of 1973, was to be the last studio album from the classic lineup, and marked Alice Cooper's last UK Top 20 single of the 1970s with "Teenage Lament '74". The album deals with issues of faith, temptation, alienation and the frustrations of modern life, and has been described as "a young man's struggle to see the truth through the distractions of the 'Sideshow' of the modern world".

[102], Cooper supported Iron Maiden on their Maiden England World Tour from June to July 21, 2012,[103] and then headlined Bloodstock Open Air on Sunday August 12. [fn 1] They named themselves the Earwigs. Often this involved destruction or macabre gimmickry", with Cooper responding, "That's why most people thought we were British at first". 7/13— Stayner, ON— Roxodus Festival* [82], In December 2006, the original Alice Cooper band reunited to perform six classic Alice Cooper songs at Cooper's annual charity event in Phoenix, entitled "Christmas Pudding". Originating in Phoenix, Arizona, in 1964, "Alice Cooper" was originally a band consisting of Furnier on vocals and harmonica, Glen Buxton on lead guitar, Michael Bruce on rhythm guitar, Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar, and Neal Smith on drums. [62] It was in the Prime Cuts video that Bob Ezrin delivered his own summation of the Alice Cooper persona: "He is the psycho killer in all of us. [100] In June 2011 Cooper took his place in the Reasonably Priced Car at the BBC auto show Top Gear. The band relocated to their new mansion in Greenwich, Connecticut. [57], Cooper recorded a music video for the "Poison" B-side "I Got a Line on You" after the song was featured on the soundtrack to Iron Eagle II. [154] Cooper is also a fan of NBA basketball, supporting the Detroit Pistons. [161], Cooper, a fan of The Simpsons, was asked to contribute a storyline for the September 2004 edition of Bongo Comics's Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror, a special Monsters of Rock issue that also included stories plotted by Gene Simmons, Rob Zombie and Pat Boone. Cooper later told the New Times, "It was the biggest rumor that ever came out about me. "Elected", a late-1972 Top 10 UK hit from the album, which inspired one of the first MTV-style story-line promo videos ever made for a song (three years before Queen's promotional video for "Bohemian Rhapsody"), was followed by two more UK Top 10 singles, "Hello Hooray" and "No More Mr. Nice Guy", the latter of which was the last UK single from the album; it reached No. [104] On September 16, 2012, Cooper appeared at the Sunflower Jam charity concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, performing alongside Brian May lead guitarist of Queen, bass guitarist John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, drummer Ian Paice of Deep Purple, and Iron Maiden vocalist Bruce Dickinson. [51], In 1986, Alice Cooper officially returned to the music industry with the album Constrictor. Following the tour, Cooper had himself hospitalized in a sanitarium for treatment, during which time the live album The Alice Cooper Show was released. [40] Cooper later wrote an autobiography with Steven Gaines called Me, Alice which gave the singer's version of that era of his career, among other things.

[16] Of the group, only Buxton knew how to play an instrument—the guitar—so Buxton played guitar while the rest mimed on their instruments. Spearheaded by the US Top 20 hit ballad "Only Women Bleed", the album was released by Atlantic Records in March of that year and became a Top 10 hit for Cooper. Lydon told the BBC that "I know the words to every Alice Cooper song. Beneath the surface, however, the repetitive schedule of recording and touring had begun to take its toll on the band. A strictly limited "Don't Give Up" seven-inch vinyl picture disc will be released on August 14 on earMUSIC. Cooper denied the rumor, whereupon Zappa told him, "Well, whatever you do, don't tell anyone you didn't do it. He added, upon seeing a list of musicians who supported Kerry, "If I wasn't already a Bush supporter, I would have immediately switched. The following month he guested at the 26th Annual Grammy Awards alongside co-presenter Grace Jones.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Alice Cooper has announced a handful of July tour dates marking the premiere of his all-new “Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back” show, which will have a very different look than recent tours. [165], Cooper contributed his likeness and over 700 voice lines to Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle, a pinball machine released in 2018 by Spooky Pinball that also features ten songs performed by Cooper. [15] They chose the name "Alice Cooper" largely because it sounded innocuous and wholesome, in humorous contrast to the band's image and music.

In January 1972, Cooper was again asked about his peculiar name, and told talk-show hostess Dinah Shore that he took the name from a "Mayberry RFD" character. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". Jake considered the involvement of Cooper to be an honor, as he had idolized Cooper in his youth and was still a huge fan. [109], Cooper was the subject of Super Duper Alice Cooper, a biographical documentary film by Canadian directors Sam Dunn, Scot McFadyen and Reginald Harkema. With a raspy voice and a stage show that features numerous props, including pyrotechnics, guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, reptiles, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock".

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