Oct 052013

CooperShock rock legend Alice Cooper is the latest act confirmed for the 2014 edition of the Sweden Rock Festival, taking place June 4th – 7th in Solvesborg, Sweden. It will be Cooper‘s only show in Sweden for the summer of 2014.

In the early 70s he, and at the time his namesake band, defined shock rock forever. This era has become a template for generations, including such names as Kiss and Marilyn Manson. Consider songtitles like “School’s out”, “Billion dollar babies”, “I’m eighteen” och “No more Mr Nice Guy”. In the late 80s, sensation struck again. The seasoned veteran became a star also on the melodic scene of the day – smash hits like “Poison” and “Hey stoopid” conquered another generation. And so on. The phenomenon that is Alice Cooper continues to fascinate to this day. On his next album, it’s all about covers: Alice‘s personal favorites from the early 70s. On stage, however, it’s still about the very thing that always made Alice Cooper unique. A magnificent show, ripe with horrific events but always with a smile beneath the surface.

Cooper has just completed work on a covers album featuring songs that were originally written and recorded by The DoorsJimi HendrixJohn Lennon and The Who, members of the so-called “Hollywood vampires” of the early and mid-’70s. A spring 2014 release is expected. Read more here.

SwedenRock 2014

For further line-up details and tickets visit Swedenrock.com.

Upcoming Shows:
October 05, 2013 @ Jubilee, St Petersburg, Russia
October 07, 2013 @ Crocus City Hall, Moscow, Russia
October 09, 2013 @ Nokia Concert Hall / Kontserdimaja, Tallinn, Estonia
October 13, 2013 @ Capitol Theater, Port Chester, NY
October 15, 2013 @ Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank, NJ
October 17, 2013 @ Lynn Memorial Auditorium, Lynn, MA
October 18, 2013 @ Kirby Center, Wilkes-Barre, PA
October 19, 2013 @ Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ
October 21, 2013 @ Turning Stone Casino, Verona, NY
October 22, 2013 @ The National, Richmond, VA
October 23, 2013 @ Big Sandy Superstore Arena, Huntington, WV
October 25, 2013 @ Tinker Field, Orlando, FL
October 26, 2013 @ Florida State Fairgrounds, Tampa, FL
October 27, 2013 @ Hard Rock Arena, Hollywood, FL
October 29, 2013 @ Florida Theatre, Jacksonville, FL
October 31, 2013 @ Montgomery Performing Arts Centre, Montgomery, AL
November 01, 2013 @ Beau Rivage Resort, Biloxi, MS
November 02, 2013 @ Paragon Casino, Marksville, LA
November 03, 2013 @ Brady Theater, Tulsa, OK
November 06, 2013 @ Civic Auditorium, ID
November 09, 2013 @ Energy Centre, Cold Lake, AB
November 11, 2013 @ Casman Centre, AB
November 13, 2013 @ Western Financial Place, BC
November 14, 2013 @ Abbotsford Ent. & Sports Centre, Abbotsford, BC
November 15, 2013 @ Emerald Queen Casino, Fife, WA
November 17, 2013 @ Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC
November 18, 2013 @ Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC

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