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ALICE COOPER UNVEILS HIS THIRD SINGLE ‘WELCOME TO THE SHOW’ AHEAD OF HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM ROAD - OUT ON AUGUST 25th

 


Welcome to the Show’, showcasing Alice Cooper's signature blend of hard rock, theatrical storytelling, and haunting melodies is the third single released in prior to the August 25th launch of his Road album. One of the most influential and iconic figures in music, Cooper's latest offering taps into the essence of his classic hits while offering a fresh and invigorating sound, bursting with energy from the first note.

“'Welcome to the Show' is just that: telling the audience here it is. The show is ready to go and we are fully loaded. Here it comes!", Alice says.


LISTEN TO ‘WELCOME TO THE SHOW’: 




Produced by longtime collaborator Bob Ezrin, Road is written, composed and recorded with his trusted, longtime bandmates – Ryan Roxie (guitar), Chuck Garric (bass), Tommy Henrikson (guitar), Glen Sobel (drums), and Nita Strauss (guitar). It channels the spirit of old school Alice with instantly recognisable grit and plenty of gusto. It’s everything you’d hope for from him and more.




“For Road, I wanted the band to be involved in the foundation of all the songs,” says Alice. “I only see these guys when we’re on the road. So, I wanted them to be as tight as they are for the show but on all new material.When you have a band this good, I believe in showing it off, and this is my way of doing so.”




PRE-ORDER THE ALBUM ROAD HERE




Road is going to be released on August 25th, 2023 on earMUSIC in a wide variety of formats and limited vinyl colours. Complementing the album’s theme, the bonus DVD/Blu-ray comes with Alice Cooper’s full live show at Hellfest 2022 and includes all the classics and rarely played gems.




About Alice Cooper

No stranger to doing things his own way, Alice Cooper has cast a long shadow over rock music with an unrivalled live show and timeless anthems like ‘School’s Out’, ‘No Mr. Nice Guy’, and ‘Poison’. Selling over 50 million albums worldwide, he earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame® in 2003, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® inducted him as part of its class of 2011. Boasting one of the most influential catalogs in history, RollingStone cited 1971’s platinum-certified Love It To Death among the “500Greatest Albums of All Time,” while other platinum releases spanned the seminal Killer [1971], School’s Out [1972], the Billboard 200 #1 Billion Dollar Babies [1973], Welcome to My Nightmare [1975], and Trash [1989], to name a few. The latter even graced Rolling Stone’s ‘50 Greatest Hair Metal Albums of All Time’. He’s so embedded in generations of popular culture that he not only made a cult-classic appearance in Wayne’s World during 1992, but he also starred alongside John Legend and Sara Bareilles in NBC’s 2018 production of Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert — and also memorably appeared on both The Muppets and That 70s Show! as well as in Dark Shadows, with pal Johnny Depp.




Beyond hundreds of syncs, everyone from Etta James, The Smashing Pumpkins, Megadeth, and The Flaming Lips has covered his tunes. The Beastie Boys, Disturbed, and countless others have sampled him. His collaborators have notably included the late Vincent Price, Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, and Jon Bon Jovi, to name just a few. Plus, he co-founded Hollywood Vampires alongside Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Johnny Depp.




Most recently, 2021’s Detroit Stories garnered widespread critical acclaim with Classic Rock grading it “4-out-of-5 stars” and hailing it as “his most concise bolt of precision-tooled heavy rock in 50 years.” It bowed at #1 on the Billboard Album Sales Chart, hit #1 in Germany, and garnered 9 Top 10 debuts worldwide.




After thousands upon thousands of gigs and easily a million miles traveled, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame® Inductee revs up as loudly as ever on his latest solo LP, Road [earMUSIC].


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