Alice Cooper writes about the bands carrying on the ‘Alice Cooper’ tradition
He is without doubt the Godfather of Shock Rock. Alice Cooper has been commanded the audiences for decades now and in this article for The Village Voice, he writes about the bands that are carrying on the traditions he created. He includes Trent Reznor and Marilyn Manson (and others) in this list as well as his “little brother” Rob Zombie.
Bands Carrying On The Proud Alice Cooper Shock-Rock Tradition … According To Alice Cooper by Alice Cooper
You have to start with Rob Zombie. Rob Zombie’s like my little brother. Live, he’s fantastic. if you’re gonna go see an extravaganza, sort of like a media blitz on your brain, it’s Rob Zombie. He knows his stuff when it comes to all things dark and scary.
But he’s got a great sense of humor about it. We went on tour together, and we watched the same movies. He and I (along with Tim Burton) agree, most horror movies are comedies. They’re so over-the-top if you’re not laughing there’s something wrong with you.
Read the full article here: http://blogs.villagevoice.com/music/2012/10/alice_cooper_ba.php