1. Alice Cooper on Writing With Chris Cornell and How the Late Singer Reminded Him of Paul McCartney

    May 24, 2017 4:26 PM EDT 0 0 0 I'd heard "Black Hole Sun,” and some other Soundgarden tracks, and I'm always looking to write lyrics with other artists.  The whole thing with "Black Hole Sun" in particular is that it was, to me, equal to a Beatles song. A ...

  2. Paris Jackson Recalls the Time She Fangirled Over Alice Cooper on 'The Tonight Show': Watch

    March 21, 2017 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paris Jackson raved about her star-struck moment with Alice Cooper on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon Monday night (March 20).  The meet-up nearly shook Jackson to her core, which was evident as she gushed about sitting next to Cooper at a Hallow ...

  3. 'Wayne's World' Turns 25: Alice Cooper, Penelope Spheeris & Tia Carrere Go Deep on the Cult Classic

    February 07, 2017 12:14 PM EST 0 0 0 Nearly 25 years ago (Feb. 14, 1992), following 34 days of shooting with a relatively modest $20 million budget, Penelope Spheeris released a comedy based on a Mike Myers/Dana Carvey Saturday Night Live skit that reinvigorated Rob Lowe’s and Alice Co ...

  4. From Slayer to Alice Cooper & Megadeth: Hard Rock's History of Conservative Comments

    January 26, 2017 11:12 AM EST 0 0 0 Slayer bassist/singer Tom Araya set off a controversy this week with his social-media support of President Donald Trump, an endorsement his bandmates made it clear they did not share. Despite the stereotype of the musical community as a haven for li ...

  5. Country Singer Collin Raye Set to Hit 'Rewind' On New Envision Radio Feature

    November 23, 2016 3:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Few conversations are as compelling to listen in on as those that take place between artists as they swap road tales, share career highs and lows, and dish out behind-the-scenes insight and the unknown stories behind their hit songs. Nobody knows th ...

  6. AC/DC's Drama-Filled Rock or Bust Tour: Axl Rose, Brian Johnson & More Key Moments

    October 03, 2016 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 AC/DC ’s reunion tour after a six-year hiatus has been one hell of a ride -- the Aussie band literally came back in black. Their Rock or Bust Tour, launched in support of their 2014 album of the same name, was plagued by lineup issues. Guitarist Mal ...

  7. Kip Winger: Hair Metal Survivor Reflects on His Lifelong Love of Ballet & Topping Billboard's Classical Albums Chart

    July 20, 2016 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If a Magic 8 Ball could have predicted the futures for hair metal’s biggest names, what tales it could have told. Who would have thought the once infamous Ozzy Osbourne would become a lovable reality TV personality? That Twisted Sister would have a ...

  8. Alice Cooper Talks Reuniting With Original Members of His Band for New Album

    May 12, 2016 2:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 After flirtations at the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony and on the same year's Welcome 2 My Nightmare album, Alice Cooper and the members of his original band -- guitarist Michael Bruce, bassist Dennis Dunaway and drummer Ne ...

  9. Alice Cooper on Prince: 'He Kept Trying to Steal Orianthi Out of My Band'

    April 26, 2016 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper was a big fan, but he never met Prince . He did, however, engage in a bit of push-and-pull with Prince over a fellow musician. "The only real relationship we ever had was he kept trying to steal Orianthi out of my band," Coope ...

  10. Hollywood Vampires -- Even Johnny Depp -- Going on International Summer Tour

    April 01, 2016 8:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 The rock supergroup is heading out on tour this summer, with a number of festival and one-off dates spanning from May to July. Rock supergroup Hollywood Vampires are heading out on tour this summer, with a number of festival and one-off dates spanni ...

  11. Alice Cooper Manager Shep Gordon Gives Thumbs Up to HBO's 'Vinyl' & Its Depiction of the Rocker

    March 04, 2016 9:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Gordon's Alive Enterprises even loaned the producers Cooper's guillotine for a scene on the show. HBO's Vinyl , the new series helmed by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger , has received mixed reviews from music execs for its depiction o ...

  12. Alice Cooper: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    Alice Cooper: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala

    February 15, 2016 3:51 AM EST 0 0 0 Alice Cooper: The 2016 Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala music , beverly hilton , Lemmy , 2016 , Billboard , arrivals , party , Grammys , Gala , interview Videos Clive Davis Alice Cooper Brightcove ...

  13. Alice Cooper, Foreigner & More Celebrate T.J. Martell Foundation's 40th Anniversary at NYC Gala

    October 16, 2015 1:12 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guggenheim Media Entertainment Group's Janice Min & John Amato among night's honorees. It's 40 years later, over $270 million raised, and countless major artists involved, but Thursday night's (Oct. 15) gala celebrating the T ...

  14. Aerosmith's Joe Perry Refutes Deflategate, Says Tom Brady Is 'Best Quarterback in the League'

    August 07, 2015 12:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aerosmith will be ending its summer "Blue Army Tour" with a touchdown this weekend. The Boston rockers will play the first-ever Concert For Legends as part of the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival on Friday, Aug. 7 in Ca ...

  15. 'Oral Sex During Turbulence': True Tales From the '70s Rock-Star Party Plane of Zeppelin, the Stones and More

    May 15, 2015 4:31 PM EDT Decades before deep-pocketed rock and pop stars embraced the Gulfstream V, there was the Starship, a former United Airlines Boeing 720 refurbished in the early 1970s by teen heartthrob Bobby Sherman and his manager, Ward Sylvester, as an airborn ...

  16. Beck, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bill Withers, Seymour Stein Hit Rock Hall's Weekend Festivities

    April 18, 2015 2:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Among the pre-induction happenings: a ceremony for Ringo Starr's 1975 jumpsuit, Alice Cooper and Darlene Love make their red carpet entrance and Ray Parker, Jr. jams on "Ghostbusters." The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction festivit ...

  17. Johnny Depp Injures Hand Filming 'Pirates' Sequel

    March 11, 2015 8:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 You might want to start writing your "get well" cards. Johnny Depp injured his hand filming Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales in Australia last weekend, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed. The actor will get surgery in the U.S ...

  18. Paul McCartney Joins Alice Cooper, Joe Perry & Johnny Depp on Hollywood Vampires Sessions

    March 06, 2015 3:58 AM EST Paul McCartney only really does  "supergroups". The Beatles , Wings and… Hollywood Vampires ?! The leftie-bass player, singer and Hall of Famer is apparently joining forces with Alice Cooper , Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Johnny Depp ...

  19. Supergroup Alert! Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper & Joe Perry Form Hollywood Vampires

    February 14, 2015 7:14 PM EST Johnny Depp may have just entered into holy matrimony with actress Amber Heard , but he's already ready to start a whole new relationship. On Jan. 13, it was confirmed that Depp will join Alice Cooper and Aerosmith 's Joe Perry in the ...

  20. Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Celebrate Birthday at All-Star L.A. Forum Concert

    January 11, 2015 11:00 AM EST Nearly a dozen rockers, including David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell, Slash and Alice Cooper, toasted the Foo Fighters frontman. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl celebrated his 46th birthday in true rock star style, taking over Los Angeles' the Fo ...

  21. Tomorrow's Hits: MisterWives, Raskins & Kyle Dion

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. MisterWives New York-based MisterWives cruise onto Alternative Songs with their first airplay chart ...

  22. Chart Highlights: Gwen Stefani Returns, Foo Fighters Fly to No. 1

    October 27, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Stefani scores her first solo airplay hit since 2007, while Foo Fighters crown Rock Airplay and Mainstream Rock Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gaine ...

  23. Motley Crue’s Final Tour Is a Must-See: Here are Six(x) Reasons Why

    September 01, 2014 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 L.A.’s baddest boys are taking a full-throttle victory lap on their Final Tour. Roughly 15,000 people filled PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., on Aug. 30 to see Motley Crue before the band retires from the road. Motley Crue Reveals 'Dirt&# ...

  24. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Jay-Z Debuts Atop Billboard 200

    July 21, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A year ago this week, Hova scored his lucky 13th leader. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Alice Cooper, Richard Marx and UB40 Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history July 21, ...

  25. White Castle Honors Alice Cooper

    July 08, 2014 9:34 AM EDT Shock rocker Alice Cooper loves White Castle sliders. Cooper is such a fan of the little square hamburgers that he showed up at the company headquarters in Columbus on Monday to be inducted into the restaurant's Craver Hall of Fame. The Colum ...

  26. Mike Myers Pulls Back the Curtain on 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon

    June 06, 2014 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shep Gordon knows more secrets about Hollywood than anybody on the planet, says his good friend Mike Myers, but he has never heard him gossip. The actor, producer and writer of Wayne's World and Shrek chose the personal manager of such talent a ...

  27. 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon Talks Maui Parties, Rap Music and Dishes Management Advice At Tribeca

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM EDT 0 1 0 Shep Gordon is a man who got punched by Janis Joplin while she was making love to Jimi Hendrix, shared custody of his cat with neighbor Cary Grant and smoked pot many times with Willie Nelson – just a few of the compiled stories that make up the doc ...

  28. 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon Talks Maui Parties, Rap Music and Dishes Management Advice At Tribeca

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM EDT Shep Gordon is a man who got punched by Janis Joplin while she was making love to Jimi Hendrix, shared custody of his cat with neighbor Cary Grant and smoked pot many times with Willie Nelson – just a few of the compiled stories that make up the d ...

  29. Alice Cooper: 'Retirement is Not in My Vocabulary' (Q&A)

    April 18, 2014 4:44 PM EDT The legendary 66-year-old rocker celebrates 45 years in the business with a new documentary and a summer tour with Motley Crue. "The Super Duper Alice Cooper" documentary premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival with a glimpse a ...

  30. Music Docs To Take Center Stage at Tribeca Film Festival

    April 16, 2014 9:25 PM EDT This story first appeared in the May 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. It's called the Tribeca Film Festival, but this year's edition, which kicks off April 16, could just as easily bill itself as the Tribeca Film and Music Fes ...

  31. The Doors' Robby Krieger, John Densmore Reunite to Honor Ray Manzarek

    February 10, 2014 1:28 AM EST 4 0 0 The Doors' Robby Krieger has been working on getting a bunch of musicians together to memorialize fellow band member, Ray Manzarek, who died last year . "We want to bring together those who Ray either idolized or guys who idolized Ray, may ...

  32. Toronto Film Festival in Tune With Adam Levine, Hendrix, Alice Cooper's Manager

    July 24, 2013 12:20 PM EDT Adam Levine's first major film, biopics on Jimi Hendrix and British singer Paul Potts, and a documentary on Alice Cooper's outlandish manager will make their premieres as part of the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Th ...

  33. Toronto Film Fest Gets in Tune with Adam Levine, Andre 3000, Alice Cooper's Cooky Manager and More

    July 24, 2013 12:18 PM EDT Adam Levine's first major film, biopics on both Jimi Hendrix and British singer Paul Potts as well as a documentary on Alice Cooper's outlandish manager will all make their premieres during the Toronto International Film Festival in Se ...

  34. Alice Cooper on Covers Album, Broadway and How Johnny Depp Helped His Latest Tour

    July 12, 2013 9:37 AM EDT Alice Cooper plans to pay tribute to a sordid part of his past on his next album. The veteran shock rocker tells Billboard he's "three-quarters of the way through" a covers album that will focus on what he calls "the time perio ...

  35. Rock Producer Bob Ezrin Talks About the Importance of Canada's Arts Scene During Canadian Music Week Keynote

    March 27, 2013 3:46 PM EDT Bob Ezrin's keynote conversation with interviewer Ralph Simon of ASCAP was filled with interesting tidbits about the late Jack Richardson, like giving "the kid" the little-known band Alice Cooper to produce in 1970, to his curre ...

  36. Ke$ha Falls in 'Dirty Love' With Iggy Pop: Listen

    November 27, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ke$ha has been threatening to rawk out for quite a while, so with the help of some elusive (to her) electric guitars and Stooges icon Iggy Pop , the pop singer finally gets to show off her snarl with the newly leaked "Warrior" track, " ...

  37. Geoff Tate May Use Queensryche Name for Now, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is settl ...

  38. Geoff Tate Allowed to Use Queensryche Name for Time Being, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:00 AM EDT A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is set ...

  39. Queensryche to Geoff Tate: Stop Using the Name

    October 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest round of the legal battle between progressive rock band Queensryche and its former singer, Geoff Tate, the group is attempting to keep Tate from using the group's name until the case is resolved. The move comes more than three mon ...

  40. Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie Talk 'Twins' Tour, 'Born Villain' Special Edition

    October 01, 2012 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As he hits the road with Rob Zombie for their Twins Of Evil Tour, Marilyn Manson is preparing to release a little more villainous music to the world. Manson tells Billboard.com that he plans to release a "special edition" of his latest alb ...

  41. College Radio: Honor Roll of Stations

    September 11, 2012 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at five college radio stations that are clearly doing their homework. WERS Boston " WERS is a true hybrid of college radio innovation and sound programming principles," says Jack Casey, PD of Emerson College's professionally- a ...

  42. Alice Cooper Gets Down at Bonnaroo

    June 21, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Alice Cooper welcomed Bonnaroo to his nightmare this year, and it's turned into a dream scenario for the veteran shock rocker. A consensus choice as one of the festival's best performers, Cooper-whose show features his trademark mock exe ...

  43. Ty Segall Hits the Studio with His Band to Crank Out Some Prime Cuts

    June 21, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Ty Segall, the prolific San Francisco garage mastermind who's released a slew of ever-improving records since 2008, and Larry Hardy, the founder and head of venerable In the Red Records, have been looking to collaborate ever since John Dolan ...

  44. Backbeat: Rock Photographers Henry Diltz, Bob Gruen, More Showcase Tina Turner, Tupac Photos in L.A.

    June 21, 2012 1:46 PM EDT Photographer Henry Diltz stands in front of a banner featuring his photograph of Tina Turner. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Tina Turner was playing four nights at the Universal Amphitheater and Capitol Records hired Henry Diltz to photograph her October 198 ...

  45. Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012

    Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012

    June 11, 2012 10:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012 "Alice Cooper" "Bonnaroo 2012" "interview" , Alice Cooper Videos Alice Cooper Brightcove ...

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