Alice Cooper says the secret to his longevity is to never put a ''filler'' track on any of his albums.
Alice Cooper would ''never put a filler'' track on an album.
The 'School's Out' rocker has released 26 studio albums in a career spanning four decades, and says the secret to his longevity is rooted in strict quality control.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''You never put a filler on an album. You never put a song on an album just because, 'well the guys in the band like it' or, 'We kind of like this song,' or it's a private joke.
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Alice Cooper has blasted the state of rock music today and thinks young rock stars need to man up and get a ''gigantic shot of testosterone''.
Alice Cooper thinks young rock stars need a ''gigantic shot of testosterone.''
The 'I'm Eighteen' rocker - famed for his shock rock look and eccentric behaviour - thinks modern rock bands need to man up and embrace their inner rock star.
He exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''What really bothers me more than anything else - it seems to me that All The Young bands that are out there right now are afraid to be rock stars.
Lady Gaga has given her seal of approval to shock rocker Alice Cooper's version of her track 'Born This Way'.
Shock rock legend Alice has recently started playing his own heavy version of the 'Bad Romance' singer's track live, and said she was impressed when she heard it.
Alice exclusively told BANG Showbiz: ''Gaga loved it, she emailed us - she's in Australia right now - and said she loved it, I just thought it was such a great track, and the lyrics, 'My momma told me when I was young / she did my hair and put my lipstick on,' for Alice Cooper to sing that, it's funny.''
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Download Festival is now in its tenth year and to celebrate the milestone, the festival has announced that they are adding a further fourteen acts to the line-up. Joining the headliners Metallica; Black Sabbath and Prodigy will be Steel Panther; Slash featuring Myles Kennedy; MEGADETH and Rise Against. The festival will be held at its usual location, Donington Park, from 8-10th June 2012.
Metallica confirmed their place at the festival on Zane Lowe's show on Radio 1. Speaking to the DJ, drummer Lars Ulrich also revealed that, as part of their set, they would perform their critically acclaimed 1991 eponymous album - also known as The Black Album - in its entirety. Other regulars to the festival include Scottish rockers Biffy Clyro.
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