Alice Cooper – “School’s Out”
Alice Cooper, known as the architect of shock-rock, brings his own brand of rock psycho-drama to fans both old and new to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre, 19100 Ridgeland Avenue, Tinley Park, Illinois, on Wednesday, September 6th, at 6:30pm. Cooper has rattled the cages and undermined the authority of generations of guardians of the status quo. Alice’s catalog of hits and anthems, including “I’m Eighteen,” “No More Mr Nice Guy,” “School’s Out“, “Elected,” “Poison,” and others, are featured in his live show, along with a mix of newer songs and fan-favorite album cuts. Alice’s touring band features the three-guitar attack of Nita Strauss, Tommy Henriksen and Ryan Roxie, backed by longtime bassist Chuck Garric and drummer Glen Sobel. Also on this historical bill are metal pioneers, Deep Purple, and rock ‘n’ roll revolutionary, Edgar Winter. Tickets are available online through Live Nation here.
Alice Cooper – “Paranormal”
Alice Cooper is on tour supporting his latest album entitled, “Paranormal“, released July 28th, 2017 on Edel earMUSIC . “Paranormal” was produced by long-time Cooper collaborator Bob Ezrin and features guests such as Larry Mullen (U2, who plays on 9 of the 12 new songs), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Deep Purple’s Roger Glover as well as a highly anticipated mini-reunion of the original Alice Cooper band members.
Deep Purple – “Smoke On The Water”
Deep Purple are out on the road supporting their latest studio album entitled, “Infinite“, released April 7th, 2017 on Edel earMUSIC. Produced by the legendary Bob Ezrin, (Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Kiss), “Infinite” features 10 new tracks recorded with no musical boundaries in the spirit of the 70s. The metal pioneers have released five studio albums since 1996, augmented by an abundance of solo work and special projects from members Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Ian Paice, Steve Morse and Don Airey. Fans will be thrilled as they cover decades of favorites for this run.
Deep Purple – “Time For Bedlam”
Edgar Winter – “Frankenstein”
By the time Edgar Winter left his hometown of Beaumont, Texas in the 1960′s, he was already technically proficient in every aspect of music. A child prodigy, who achieved international success early on, Edgar has found an audience in every major entertainment medium — music, film and television. A prolific writer, Edgar’s music encompasses many different genres, including rock, jazz, blues, and pop. From his critically acclaimed 1970 debut release, “Entrance“, he has demonstrated his unique style and ability to cross the genre lines and do the unexpected. His early recording of “Tobacco Road” is a powerful, emotionally devastating masterpiece that propelled him into the national spotlight. Edgar followed “Entrance” with two hit albums backed by his group White Trash, a group originally comprised of musicians from Texas and Louisiana. White Trash enjoyed huge success, both with the 1971 release of the studio album, “Edgar Winter’s White Trash“, and with 1972′s follow-up live gold album, “Roadwork“.
Edgar Winter – “Free Ride”
In late 1972, Edgar brought together Dan Hartman, Ronnie Montrose and Chuck Ruff to form The Edgar Winter Group, the legendary band that created such hits as the number one “Frankenstein” and the ever popular “Free Ride“. Released in 1973, “They Only Come Out at Night” peaked at the number 3 position on the Billboard Hot 200 and stayed on the charts for an impressive 80 weeks. It was certified gold in April 1973 and double platinum in November 1986. Edgar invented the keyboard body strap early in his career, an innovation that allows him the freedom to move around on stage during his multi-instrument high-energy performances. He was also the first artist to feature a synthesizer as the main instrument in a song. “Frankenstein” revolutionized rock and roll and opened up a whole new world of possibilities with experimentation and sound. Edgar Winter’s music is always evolving and he is a master at stretching his skill and imagination to produce amazing results. He continues to thrill audiences with his live performances, always remaining on the cutting edge of music and style. Edgar is now at the very top of his game, and his future looks even brighter than his past.
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