Jul 022012

Drummer Glen Sobel has been forced to take a temporary leave of absence from the Alice Cooper band due to a persisitent neck injury. Taking over drum duties for Sobel is veteran drummer Jonathan Mover whose credits include Joe SatrianiFUEL and GTR, among many others.

Commented Alice Cooper: “Glen Sobel‘s been having some neck problems, and has been playing the shows in a lot of pain. Because of this, he needs to take a short break to heal. Luckily for us, and for you,Jonathan Mover (from the ‘Trash’ tour and the ‘Trashes The World’ live concert video) was available to help out on short notice. We rehearsed with Jonathan yesterday in New York City and we’re all excited about tonight’s show in Camden with him. We’re looking forward to having Glenback soon.”  Continue reading »

‘Glen Sobel’ Unveils New MyDentity Kit

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Jun 192012

Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel, who has also worked with Sixx: A.M.Vivian Campbell and Beautiful Creatures, is debuting his newMapex MyDentity drum set on the current leg of the Alice Cooper “No More Mr Nice Guy 2012” tour.

Mapex recently filmed a promotional video of Glen showing off the new MyDentity line and how anyone can custom order kit details such as sizes and drum and hardware finish options via an online kit builder program.  Continue reading »

Feb 172012

Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel — whose previous credits include Vivian CampbellBeautiful Creatures, Sixx: A.M. and Impellitteri — has released a video blog recapping the 2011 Alice Cooper “No More Mr. Nice Guy” world tour which consisted of about 100 shows in 23 countries spread out over five continents. The five-and-a-half-minute clip, which can be seen below, includes drum-cam footage, backstage warmups, hijinks and some of the best fan-filmed video from the tour.  Continue reading »

Dec 072011

Alice Cooper drummer Glen Sobel — who has previously played with Sixx: A.M, Impelitteri, Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell and Beautifull Creatures — spoke to U.K.’s Rhythm magazine about his equipment and setup while on a tour stop in Birmingham, England on October 27, 2011. Glen gives a rundown of his setup configuration, cymbals, drum heads, sticks and why he chose those particular items for the tour. Check out the clip below.

In addition to Sobel, Cooper’s live band features longtime bassist Chuck Garric (L.A. guns, Dio), and the three-pronged guitar assault of  Steve Hunter [David Lee Roth, Meat Loaf], Tommy Henriksen [Warlock, Pol], and Orianthi [Michael Jackson].
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