Alice Cooper

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Alice Cooper
  Формирование  
Фев 4, 1948, Detroit, Michigan
 United States
  Жанр  
Rock
  Страна  
 United States
  Альбомы  
  Год       Название       Жанр       Лейбл       Рейтинг  
  1989       Trash       Hard Rock                  
  1991       Hey Stoopid       Rock                  
  1994       The Last Temptation       Rock       Epic          

  Автор биографии: Stephen Thomas Erlewine  

Originally, there was a band called Alice Cooper led by a singer named Vincent Damon Furnier. Under his direction, Alice Cooper pioneered a grandly theatrical and violent brand of heavy metal that was designed to shock. Drawing equally from horror movies, vaudeville, heavy metal, and garage rock, the group created a stage show that featured electric chairs, guillotines, fake blood, and huge boa constrictors, all coordinated by the heavily made-up Furnier. By that time, Furnier had adopted the name for his androgynous on-stage personality. While the visuals were extremely important to the group's impact, the band's music was nearly as distinctive. Driven by raw, simple riffs and melodies that derived from '60s guitar pop as well as show tunes, it was rock & roll at its most basic and catchy, even when the band ventured into psychedelia and art rock. After the original group broke up and Furnier began a solo career as Alice Cooper, his actual music lost most of its theatrical flourishes, becoming straightforwar Далее...

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