1980 - 1985

Flush The Fashion Album Review
(Billboard, 1980-05-17)

Cooper is out to prove he was shocking parents long before any of the punk/new wave bands even thought of going into music. No ballads are present thi...

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Tamer Cooper is still cheered
(Cleveland Plain Dealer, 1980-07-00)

Alice Cooper wasn't electrocuted, guillotined, hung or even chased by an amorous tooth last night at the Coliseum. You'd think that 10,000 faithful fa...

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Two Faces Has Alice
(Trouser Press, 1980-07-00)

I first saw Alice Cooper in 1968 at Los Angeles' Whisky a Go Go. It was the height of the long-hair, peace-sign, love-in era. Black lights, psychedeli...

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ALICE COOPER, TRIUMPH, BILLY SQUIER
(Cleveland Scene, 1980-07-31)

Last Friday's triple-bill at the Coliseum theatre offered variety: something old, something new and something recycled. The new kid in town was Billy ...

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Flush The Fashion Album Review
(Creem, 1980-09-00)

"Goodbye. Hey, goodbye guys! Maybe I'll see - maybe I'll see y'around sometime, huh? Hey, don't make a stranger of yourself, huh? Remember the Coop, h...

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Flying Tigers
(Rock Scene, 1980-11-00)

When one group fights another group for glory and gain that's called war!! That's a lot like the rock scene.a war of musicians battling each other to ...

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Alice Cooper
(World of Velvet, 1981-05-00)

VINCENT DAMON FURNIER, better known to rock fans as Alice Cooper, has been playing his own bizarre brand of horror-theater rock for over my 15 years. ...

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Special Forces Album Review
(Billboard, 1981-09-12)

"Special Forces" is an appropriate followup to "Flush The Fashion" in that Cooper continues his exploration of sparser sounding audio techniques. His ...

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1972: Alice Cooper
(Circus, 1981-10-00)

Alice Cooper's impact of rock in 1972 can't be measured solely by his record sales. (Perhaps researching that year's fortunes of the cosmetics industr...

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Striktly For Konnoisseurs
(Kerrang!, 1981-11-00)

Lookit those clothes! Gold lame pants, yum-yum! Pervets. Before Alice Cooper took up celebrity golf and dried out, before he cut 'Love It To Death' ev...

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Apocalypse Alice: the flash and trash can't hide the rock
(Globe & Mail, 1981-11-25)

Out of the rising smoke came two men in camouflage outfits, rushing onto the Maple Leaf Gardens' stage carrying flashlights and looking fearfully up i...

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Interview
(New Musical Express, 1982-00-00)

I interview Alice Cooper, the American singer, in his modest French hotel room. Resembling a Harryhausen hybrid of a prune, a crow and a well-Beckette...

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News Report
(Kerrang!, 1982-02-00)

Alice Cooper, one of the leaders in glam rock will play two dates in Britain in February. They are Birmingham Odeon, February 12 and Hammersmith Odeon...

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Feature
(Kerrang!, 1982-03-00)

Cosmetic pioneer Alice Cooper may be re-recording his '72 hit 'School's Out' with the equally mascara'd Adam Ant. Cooper, on the brink of his first Br...

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Welcome To The Nightmare
(Kerrang!, 1982-03-10)

Rock fashion being the cyclic thing it is, it was perhaps inevitable that there should be a resurgence of interest in Alice Cooper. Adam Ant claims hi...

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News Report
(Kerrang!, 1982-04-08)

Alice Cooper addicts may well be interested to lean that a video of his 'Welcome To My Nightmare' show is now available in Britain. The footage comes ...

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News Report
(Kerrang!, 1982-09-09)

Talking of weeping, Alice Cooper's wrenching new album, due around the same time (next month), is titled 'Zipper Catches Skin'. Kerrang has always app...

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News Report
(Kerrang!, 1982-09-23)

Yet another rock'n'roller to contribute music for a movie is Alice Cooper who has written and recorded a brand new tune titled 'I Am The Furture' for ...

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Zipper Catches Skin
(Kerrang!, 1982-11-04)

"Ouch," Alice seems to whimper from the back cover; "ouch," thought I listening to this. Alice is not a healthy man as the last couple of albums have ...

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Welcome To My Nightmare
(History of Rock, 1983-00-00)

It was Alice Cooper who drew first blood. Early in the Seventies, Alice (real name Vincent Furnier) showed his commercial acumen in realizing that roc...

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