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ROB ZOMBIE and ALICE COOPER: The Gruesome Two-Some Are Back For Another Round Of Horror

September 16th, 2010

THE HALLOWEEN HOOTENANNY TOUR

Special Guests Murderdolls

ZOMBIE TO GET HIS OWN UNIVERSAL STUDIOS HOLLYWOOD ATTRACTION: “ROB ZOMBIE’S HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES: IN 3D ZOMBIEVISION!”

The masters of musical mayhem have paired up yet again to embark on a three week tour of debauchery. Rob Zombie and Alice Cooper have returned to destroy a city near you on The Halloween Hootenanny Tour with special guests Murderdolls.  The tour kicks off in Los Angeles at the Gibson Amphitheatre on Thursday, September 30th and will criss-cross the USA with a tour de force of ghoulish s delights for your aural pleasure, giving the fans a show of a lifetime.

In other Zombie news, fans will soon get the ultimate interactive experience as their hero is joining forces with Universal Studios Hollywood to create the new 3D maze, “Rob Zombie’s House Of 1000 Corpses: In 3D ZombieVision.”  As part of the Halloween Horror Nights event, fans will be treated to a nightmarish world of carnage and chaos Rob Zombie-style based upon Zombie’s cult hit film “House Of 1000 Corpses.”  Vampire buffs also got a treat when the track “What” from Rob Zombie’s latest release HELLBILLY DELUXE 2 appeared in an episode of the smash HBO series “True Blood.”

Zombie addicts can also look forward to the release of the special edition of HELLBILLY DELUXE 2   set to street on Friday, September 24th. This deluxe version of HD2 will feature 3 brand new tracks called “Everything Is Boring,” “Michael” and “Devil’s Hole Girls And The Big Revolution,” as well as a re-imagining of “The Man Who Laughs.”  Additionally, the package will include a brand new video for “Mars Needs Women” (shot during the Gruesome Twosome tour with Alice Cooper), a live version of Cooper’s classic “School’s Out” performed with Cooper and a 30-minute DVD featuring a tour documentary entitled “Transylvanian Transmissions,” along with all-new expanded artwork.

With more than 15 million albums sold, 7 Grammy nominations, the helming of 5 major motion pictures and dozens of music videos under his belt, Rob Zombie is a force to be reckoned with in today’s entertainment landscape.  Zombie’s unique meld of horror and hard rock has influenced his sound as a musician, and more recently his vision as a director and writer.

The Halloween Hootenanny Tour Featuring The Gruesome Twosome with special guests Murderdolls:

SEPTEMBER

30         Los Angeles, CA          Gibson Amphitheatre

OCTOBER

1         San Diego, CA            Harrah’s Rincon

2         Tucson, AZ                   Anselmo Valencia Amphitheater

4         Salt Lake City, UT         USANA Amphitheatre

6         Kansas City, MO          Independence Event Center

7         St. Charles, MO            The Family Arena

8         Bloomington, IL           U.S. Cellular Coliseum

12         Binghamton, NY          Broome County Arena

14         Portland, ME                Cumberland County Civic Center

15         Uncasville, CT              Mohegan Sun

16         Worcester, MA             DCU Center

19         Roanoke, VA               Roanoke Performing Arts Theater

20         Nashville, TN                Nashville Municipal Auditorium

For more information, please click on www.robzombie.com or www.myspace.com/robzombie.

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SONISPHERE – Iron Maiden, Slayer, Alice In Chains, The Cult, Anthrax, Alice Cooper

August 27th, 2010

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SONISPHERE 

REVIEW AND PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ

Sonisphere festival landed for the second time in Finland. Even though Sonisphere was once again the biggest metal event here with over 60 000 visitors, it made more headlines for other reasons other than it’s brilliant artists. A huge storm hit the festival area and winds ripped apart one of the main stage’s support scaffolding and sent it flying into the crowd. Altogether around 40 people were injured, with three requiring hospitalization. The accident delayed the concert for a few hours and all scheduled performances on the second stage were cancelled. Iggy Pop managed to play a short acoustic set on the main stage but Motley Crue was forced to cancel its entirely show because bands instruments were completely destroyed by the storm.

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Jimmy DeGrasso – Alice Cooper, Hail!, F5, ex- Megadeth, Y&T, Suicidal Tendencies

January 20th, 2010
Jimmy DeGrasso

JIMMY DeGRASSO

INTERVIEW AND LIVE PICTURES  BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ

TRANSCRIPTION BY PETTERI LIMNELL, EVILG AND RICK 

American born drummer Jimmy DeGrasso is probably best known for his work with Megadeth, but he’s also been involved with many other interesting bands and projects during his long career.  In mid 80’s, after moving from Pennsylvania to Los Angeles, Jimmy first did studio sessions with the “Prince of Darkness” himself, Ozzy Osbourne, before getting his first permanent job from Californian rockers Y & T in 1986. After many successful years with them, Jimmy decided to leave Y & T in 1990 and in the subsequent years he toured with such names as Lita Ford and Alice in Chains before joining the thrash/punk/hardcore crossover  group Suicidal Tendencies in 2004. Unfortunately, the band broke up soon later and next Jimmy joined Alice Cooper’s touring band. He’s been working with Alice on and off since then. In 1998 he joined Megadeth and stayed with them until the band (temporarily) disbanded in 2002. Today Jimmy is a highly sought after session and touring drummer.  He’s also a full time member of all-star band “HAIL!” along with his former Megadeth bandmate David Ellefsson, Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser, and vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens. Jimmy has also another band with Ellefsson called F5 and they released the album THE RECKONING in 2008.  In  December (2009) Jimmy came to Finland with Alice Cooper and then I had a chance to sit down with him and discuss his past, present and near future plans. READ ON!

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GREG SMITH – Over the Rainbow, Ted Nugent, ex- Alice Cooper, Rainbow

August 3rd, 2009

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GREG SMITH

Current OVER THE RAINBOW/TED NUGENT bassist Greg Smith started his successful career in the early eighties when he first joined WENDY O’WILLIAMS’s recording and touring band. Later on he worked with such names as VINNIE MOORE, ALICE COOPER and JOE LYNN TURNER before he was asked to join to the very last incarnation of Ritchie Blackmore’s RAINBOW in 1994. Greg recorded RAINBOW’s last studio album STRANGER IN US ALL in 1995 with Ritchie, vocalist Doogie White, drummer John O’Reilly and keyboardist Paul Morris but after a couple of years the band disbanded. Later on Greg worked with BLUE OYSTER CULT, re-joined ALICE COOPER’s band before he decided to do something different, a Broadway musical called “Movin’ Out”. Next it was TED NUGENT who asked Greg to join his band and in addition to that Greg has lately been doing shows with DOKKEN, JOE LYNN TURNER and now with OVER THE RAINBOW.  OVER THE RAINBOW is a brand new band, formed by a group of former RAINBOW members:  Joe Lynn Turner, Tony Carey, Bobby Rondinelli, Greg and Richie Blackmore’s son Jurgen Blackmore on guitar.  OVER THE RAINBOW was playing at Swedenrock last June and then Greg was kind enough to give us the latest news as well as some other interesting stories about his past and future. Read on !! 

 INTERVIEW AND PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJÄLÄ

 

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ALICE COOPER

May 3rd, 2009

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Alice Cooper

Texas Frightmare Weekend

May 2nd, 2009

Videography Courtesy of Sandra Torres

 

In recognition of 40 spooktacular years of hard rocking horror-metal, jaw dropping theatrics and a consistently over the top stage production; shock rock icon Alice Cooper was presented with a "Lifetime Achievement Award" at the 2009 Texas Frightmare Weekend convention in Dallas, Texas. Never at a loss for words, Alice conducted a brief question and answer session with attendees and well wishers who turned out to watch the legendary singer/actor/radio personality and golf enthusiast accept the award.

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Alice Cooper with special guests Econoline Crush

December 6th, 2008

Alice Cooper

with special guests Econoline Crush

Psycho Drama 2008 Tour

October 21st, 2008

Mile One Center, St. John’s, NL


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Live Photos by Celtic Bob

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Alice Cooper Guitarist KERI KELLI

December 4th, 2008

Alice Cooper Guitarist KERI KELLI

 Keri Kelli Keri Kelli

Interviewed by EvilG

Interview questions by Celtic Bob and EvilG

Live pics by Celtic Bob

Thanks to Jon Long and Jerrica Keeping

of Green Dog Productions for filming/editing and video graphics

Keri Kelli has been kicking around in many hard rock and metal bands for quite some time. His current gig is with the legendary Alice Cooper. He joined the band on the DIRTY DIAMONDS tour and is now onto his second tour with Cooper. This time out, Keri is even on the new Alice Cooper album ALONG CAME A SPIDER.

When the Alice Cooper circus came to town, we were given access to film the stage setup, see all of Keri’s guitars and then conduct an interview with Keri backstage. Besides the obvious topics of what it’s like to play with Cooper, we get to hear about some of the other musical endeavours such as Saints of the Underground that Keri is involved in and some other side projects he’s got cooking.

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Brent Fitz – Econoline Crush, Union, ex-Vince Neil

October 19th, 2008

Brent Fitz

 

BRENT FITZ

INTERVIEW AND PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJALA

Drummer Brent Fitz, currently with ECONOLINE CRUSH, is probably best known to many for his great work alongside Bruce Kulick [ex-KISS], John Corabi [ex-MÖTLEY CRÜE] and James Hunting in UNION. Together they recorded and put out three classic albums, the self-titled in 1998 and THE BLUE ROOM in 2000 as well as a live record. He has thereupon, among other things, toured with VINCE NEIL [of MÖTLEY CRÜE] and can be heard on the 2003 live album LIVE AT THE WHISKY. Earlier this year, while his friend Eric Singer was away touring with KISS, Brent helped out in ALICE COOPER  when band was doing a string of shows in Australia. This is when we managed to catch up with him for some cool insights on his career.

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ERIC SINGER -KISS, Alice Cooper

January 1st, 2008

Eric Singer

Eric Singer

ERIC SINGER

INTERVIEW AND PICTURES BY MARKO SYRJALA

Additional questions and transcription by Jani “Ozzy” Salo

Legendary drummer Eric Singer first rose to fame playing drums on Lita Ford’s DANCIN’ ON THE EDGE tour back in 1984. Subsequently he joined up with Tony Iommi and played on two classic Black Sabbath albums, SEVENTH STAR in 1986 and THE ETERNAL IDOL the following year. Thereupon he toured the world with Gary Moore before reuniting with his old Black Sabbath colleague Ray Gillen in Badlands. In quick succession he hooked up with Alice Cooper for some touring before stepping in to replace the ailing Eric Carr in KISS and proceeding to record the classic REVENGE album in 1992 and the follow up CARNIVAL OF SOULS in 1997 as well as the live albums ALIVE III in 1993 and MTV UNPLUGGED in 1996. More recently he has, in addition to touring with both KISS and Alice Cooper, appeared on Alice’s BRUTAL PLANET album in 2000 and THE EYES OF ALICE COOPER album in 2003. He has also toured and put out albums with ESP (Eric Singer Project) and worked with Tobias Sammet’s Avantasia, Gilby Clarke and that’s not all… read all about it in this forthright interview.

 

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John Fogerty Live In Burnaby – August 2, 2007

August 8th, 2007

John Fogerty
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Deer Lake Park
Burnaby, BC  Canada

 

***Live Review and All Photos By Lord of The Wasteland


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Swedenrock 2006

August 5th, 2006

SWEDENROCK

The 8th – 10th of June 2006

Solvesborg Sweden

by Arto Lehtinen and Marko  Syrjala

Wow! This is the sixth time that the Finnish Metal-Rules squad makes an invasion to the mighty Swedenrock festival. Over 60 bands descended on the the southern area of Sweden for a festival that turned out to be nothing but an utter blast! The bill of Swedenrock festival 2006 covers a wide range of metal styles and even classic rock stuff (Journey and Molly Hatchet). Therefore, there was at least something for everyone who attended the festival. As usual, the whole festival was once again sold out when around 20,000 people arrived at the area every day. The Swedenrock festival has always had tremendous luck with the weather as once again the gods of weather blessed this rocking metallic heaven on the earth with an extreme hot and sunny weekend that burned red the skin of several festival goers.

As stated in the first sentence, this is the sixth time that the Swedenrock festival has been featured in the site of Metal-Rules.com, so it is quite logical for us to give a real in-depth article of several bands performing at Swedenrock. Enjoy !!!


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Damon Johnson of Slave To The System / Alice Cooper

April 15th, 2006

Slave To the System’s
Damon Johnson

March 27th, 2006

Damon Johnson of Slave To the System and Alice Cooper Band recently took time out of his busy schedule to talk to Metal Rules about the current STTS tour, recording the CD, the upcoming Alice Cooper tour and much more.
 

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Roxie 77 – Peace, Love & Armageddon

September 30th, 2005

Roxie 77
Peace, Love & Armegeddon
Released: Wax-Tone Records, 2005
Rating: 5/5

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Alice Cooper with special guests Cheap Trick

September 19th, 2005


Alice Cooper with special guests Cheap Trick
Review and pictures by Celtic Bob

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Alice Cooper live in Tampere, FINLAND

August 31st, 2005

ALICE COOPER with Hanoi Rocks     06.08 2005 Ice Hall TAMPERE, FINLAND

After a couple of years break Alice Cooper once again brings his rock?n roll circus back to Finland. He recently released a new album called ?Dirty Diamonds? and he?s been on tour supporting that album since last June. When Alice Cooper last visited Finland it was 2001 and he was playing the Ice Hall in Helsinki. There was less than 3000 people in the audience the and the place was half empty so I was more than pleasantly surprised when I heard that this show was completely sold out and it means that there were almost 6000 people seeing this show.

Review and pictures by Marko Syrj?l?

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