Monsters of Rock Cruise Shifts On Land for Operation Monster Beach 2021 with Alice Cooper, More (Full Details)

The Monsters of Rock Cruise is scheduled to take place in 2021 — but with a twist. For the tenth anniversary of the landmark music cruise, organizers have put together a lineup featuring headliner Alice Cooper and many more … but it’s not on a boat this time. Instead, Operation Monster Beach will take over… Continue reading Monsters of Rock Cruise Shifts On Land for Operation Monster Beach 2021 with Alice Cooper, More (Full Details)

Alice Cooper Shares ‘Rock & Roll,’ a Velvet Underground Cover from His New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ (Listen)

Earlier this week, shock-rock legend Alice Cooper announced Detroit Stories, a new studio album paying homage to the “angry rock” roots of his hometown. The record will be released on Feb. 26, 2021. Click here to pre-order Detroit Stories on CD+DVD from our Rock Cellar Store Click here to pre-order Detroit Stories on 2-LP from our Rock Cellar Store… Continue reading Alice Cooper Shares ‘Rock & Roll,’ a Velvet Underground Cover from His New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ (Listen)

Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27

Chuck Berry may have passed away in 2017, but his spirit is very much still alive today. Such is the unassailable legacy he built as one of the absolute most important figures in the history of what we have come to know as “rock and roll.” Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll… Continue reading Official ‘Chuck Berry: The Original King of Rock ‘N’ Roll’ Documentary On-Demand Now, Blu-ray Out 11/27

Alice Cooper: New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ Out in February; First Single Coming 11/13 (Pre-Order)

It’s only appropriate that Alice Cooper, unabashed “shock-rock” legend and all-around icon, chose Friday the 13th to release a new single. That’s exactly what he’s doing on Nov. 13 when he debuts a cover of The Velvet Underground’s “Rock and Roll” as the lead single from his new album, Detroit Stories. The record is set… Continue reading Alice Cooper: New Album ‘Detroit Stories’ Out in February; First Single Coming 11/13 (Pre-Order)

Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

For his latest Behind the Curtain entry, rock journalist Steve Rosen expands upon the draw of one of of his lifelong hobbies as a music fan: Collecting guitar picks.  The clock is striking 1:16 a.m. I have three fans going because it is hotter than Hades out and it feels like Mother Earth wants to cannibalize… Continue reading Behind the Curtain: In Pursuit of the Perfect Guitar Pick

Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

What’s in a (nick)name? Some of the biggest artists music history also had the best, most unforgettable nicknames.  “Alexander the Great, who said on his wedding night, ‘It’s only a nickname’ . . . never got a dinner!” —Red Buttons  “Station to Station” by David Bowie (The Thin White Duke) Like Ziggy Stardust and Halloween… Continue reading Top 11 Songs by Bands/Artists With the Best, Most Iconic Nicknames

Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More

Alice Cooper wants to help. The COVID-19 pandemic has left us all confused, frustrated and at home, seeking new methods of entertainment. The shock-rock icon wants to be a beacon of hope during these tough times, and that desire led to his uplifting new song, “Don’t Give Up,” with a music video featuring contributions from… Continue reading Listen to the New ‘Pandemic Playlist’ from Alice Cooper on Spotify, ft. the Who, Rolling Stones, Kinks and More

Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era

“Don’t Give Up,” a new song from Alice Cooper premiered on Friday, is a salve for the anxiety of our current times, caught up in the COVID-19 pandemic. Premiered on Friday, the song is a unifying message of hope and togetherness in a time that has been wrought with anything but. Or, as the shock-rock legend… Continue reading Alice Cooper Premieres a Video for ‘Don’t Give Up,’ an Uplifting New Song for the COVID-19 Era

Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Whether it’s The Who, The Rolling Stones or Foo Fighters tearing it up in stadiums, witnessing KISS, Aerosmith or Madonna in a large amphitheater or The Supersuckers kickin’ out the jams in a local club, witnessing unforgettable live concerts is one of the great joys in life. Given the strict guidelines imposed by the COVID-19… Continue reading Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen in Concert (Paul Stanley, Peter Frampton, Steve Lukather and More)

Alice Cooper Wants You to Be a Part of His Uplifting New Song ‘Don’t Give Up’ — But You Have to Act Quickly

On May 15, Alice Cooper is preparing to release a new single called “Don’t Give Up,” and the shock-rock legend wants you to be an active participant in its release. This sounds like a great way to get everybody involved and having some fun in what is otherwise a frustrating time due to the COVID-19… Continue reading Alice Cooper Wants You to Be a Part of His Uplifting New Song ‘Don’t Give Up’ — But You Have to Act Quickly