earMUSIC Signs Alice Cooper + New Album Details

We’ve surely had a lot of music and comic book stuff to bring to your attention but now its time to get back to the music and to focus some attention to one of musics original kings of darkness as the legendary Alice Cooper has just signed to earMusic. The full press release fills us in about the association and shares a LOT of the enigmatic performers concert itinerary as well so do check it out below. Don’t worry, I’ll be back at the close with some editors thoughts on the matter.

The Press Release:
earMUSIC is proud to announce the worldwide signing of legendary shock-rocker Alice Cooper.

Paranormal, Alice Cooper’s new studio album and his first in six years, will be released on July 28, 2017 on earMUSIC as 2CD Digipak, 2LP, Limited Box Set, and Digital. The 12-track album has been recorded in Nashville with long-time collaborator Bob Ezrin and features a very special bonus CD — a mini-album consisting of three brand new songs written and recorded together with the original Alice Cooper band members Dennis Dunaway, drummer Neal Smith, and guitarist Michael Bruce, alongside carefully selected live recordings.

Paranormal also features special guest appearances by U2’s Larry Mullen Jr., ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons, and Deep Purple’s Roger Glover. Alice Cooper will be touring extensively this year in support of Paranormal, visiting cities in the U.S., Europe, and Australasia.

Alice Cooper Tour Dates:
4/22 —Tupelo, MS — BancorpSouth Arena
4/23 — Springfield, IL — Prairie Capitol Convention Center
4/25 — Charleston, WV — Municipal Auditorium
4/26 — Norfolk, VA — Chrysler Hall
4/27 — Salem, VA — Salem Civic Center
4/29 — Cherokee, NC — Harrah’s Cherokee Event Center
4/30 — Augusta, GA — The Bell Auditorium
5/2 — Birmingham, AL — Alabama Theater
5/3 —Little Rock, AR — Robinson Center Music Hall
5/4— Tulsa, OK — Brady Theater
5/6 — Durant, OK — Choctaw Grand Theatre
5/7 — Midland, TX — Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center
5/8 — San Antonio, TX — Tobin Center for The Performing Arts
5/10 — Corpus Christi, TX — American Bank Center
5/11 — Shreveport, LA — Municipal Auditorium
5/13 — Columbia, SC — Koger Center for the Arts
5/14 — Nashville, TN – TPAC
5/16 — Columbus, OH — Express Live!
6/7 — Appleton, WI — Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
6/8 — Hinckley, MN — Grand Casino Hinckley Amphitheatre
6/9 — Mankato, MN — Vetter Stone Amphitheatre
6/12 — Denver, CO — Paramount Theater
6/13 — Salt Lake City, UT — Kingsbury Hall
6/16 — Lincoln, CA — Thunder Valley Casino Amphitheatre
6/17 — Eugene, OR — Cuthbert Ampitheatre
6/18 —Airway Heights, WA — Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concert Season at Northern Qu
6/20 — Bakersfield, CA — Rabobank Theatre
6/21 — Temecula, CA — Pechanga Theater
6/22 — Tucson, AZ — AVA Amphitheater
6/24 — El Paso, TX — KLAQ Streetfest

Deep Purple/Alice Cooper/Edgar Winter Tour Dates:
8/12 — Las Vegas, NV — The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan
8/13 — Los Angeles, CA — The Greek Theatre
8/15 — Phoenix, AZ — Ak—Chin Pavilion
8/16 — Albuquerque, NM — Isleta Amphitheater
8/18 — The Woodlands, TX — Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
8/19 — Dallas, TX — Starplex Pavilion
8/21 — Atlanta, GA — Chastain Park Amphitheatre
8/23 — Bristow, VA — Jiffy Lube Live
8/24 — Camden, NJ — BB&T Pavilion
8/26 — Wantagh, NY — Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/27 — Boston, MA — Xfinity Center
8/28 — Holmdel, NJ — PNC Bank Arts Center
8/30 — Indianapolis, IN — Klipsch Amphitheater
9/1 — Pittsburgh, PA — KeyBank Pavilion
9/2 — Toronto, ON — Budweiser Stage
9/3 — Clarkston, MI — DTE Energy Music Theatre
9/6 — Chicago, IL — Tinley Park
9/8 — St. Louis, MO — Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/9 — Cuyahoga Falls, OH — Blossom Music Center
9/10 — Cincinnati, OH — Riverbend Music Center

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: What can I possibly add to this? Alice Cooper is a leader in the field of Shock Rock and I am pretty certain that we didn’t even have the stuff until he came along. He’s influenced so many that took to his shows as education and thanks to this we have KISS, Misfits and even Wednesday 13. I’ve seen Cooper a few times in concert and reviewed some works here on the site so please click on THIS LINK to bring up any posts related to him for your reading pleasure. I can hardly wait to see what he brings to life next and the sort of show that he will do and how cool is the disclosure about former Alice Cooper band members. Awesome. One has to wonder if we can count on a new comic book that is focused on him coming soon. Come on writers of said material, you know you have it in you but I digress. What do you readers think of this news? Chime in down below in the comments.

Official Websites:
Alice Cooper: http://www.alicecooper.comhttps://www.facebook.com/AliceCooper/
earMUSIC Online: http://www.ear-music.net/en/https://www.facebook.com/earmusicofficial

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