Tag: Alice Cooper

Feb 04 2015

Lux, Alice and George

February 4th is an important day in Horror. We celebrate the birth of two important figures and the passing of another. Today marks the birthdays of both Alice Cooper and George Romero. Two men whose influence is undeniable. Even if you’ve never listened to an Alice Cooper record, one of your favorite artists was likely …

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Oct 13 2014

Music In Costume: Bloodsucking Zombies From Outer Space dress up as Alice Cooper

Have you ever shown up to a Halloween party and someone was wearing the same costume as you? It’s a mortifying because it implies a lack of creativity or imagination, nullifying whatever efforts you placed in crafting your disguise. That’s what it IMPLIES, but that’s crap. If you told twenty people to dress up as …

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Oct 07 2014

Music In Costume: Gwar dresses up like Alice Cooper

I thought that by the time this popped up, the AV Club would have debuted the video of GWAR covering the Pet Shop Boys “West End Girls.” Maybe because that was leaked prior to the release of the video, they’re delaying it (or securing it as the finale for this season of AV Club’s UNDERCOVER …

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Oct 08 2013

Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper

In some hushed sects of the population, October is the time of The Feast Of Alice Cooper. Granted, Alice’s heyday of fear might still be back when seeing ballet dancers dressed as zombies and awkward bats would be considered controversial and scary. Still, the man continues to perform to this very day in the name …

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Sep 13 2013

TGIF13 VI: The Man Behind The Mask

It just occurred to me that, despite the obvious Friday the 13th connection, I’ve never discussed Alice Cooper’s classic song “He’s Back (The Man Behind the Mask)” here before. That oversight ends today, thanks to this upload by lairofhorror: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qglpDlSlPzE Now that I think about it, it’s eerily appropriate how I decided to write about …

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Sep 29 2012

Alice Cooper’s Identity Crisis

The story goes that, back in the early 80’s, Vincent Furnier (better known as Alice Cooper) was approached by some foreign filmmakers about starring in a horror movie. Cooper was hesitant about the idea, until the filmmakers assured him that the film would only be seen in the Philippines. As it turns out, this was …

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Aug 08 2009

The (Vincent) Price is Right

I was pleasantly surprised to see that the Onion AV Club recently posted an article devoted to Vincent Price, and the films starring him that were most likely to make viewers devoted fans. I link to this both because I agree with the movie choices they list and because the users comments offer a wealth …

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Oct 27 2008

Munster Mash

According to this site, Alice Cooper is hosting WGN’s 16 episode marathon of The Munsters from 4:00 pm to midnight (Eastern standard time) on Halloween. For those of you on the West coast, the marathon will run from 1:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This will be followed by a half-hour special about the making of …

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Oct 13 2008

Go Ask Alice

Alice Cooper Discography here. Next year marks forty-years since the first Alice Cooper album, which makes him a prime candidate to kick off a Blood of Your Father’s theme for a couple of days. Alice Cooper, in music and performance, has been a stalwart of spooky for over four decades. Though, Vincent Price yesterday sort …

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