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Alice Cooper and the Scariest Song I Know

It’s surprising how well I remember November 24, 1972. Actually, I don’t recall the whole day—just about a half hour or so. But those thirty minutes are pretty much seared into my brain. That was the first time I saw the band Alice Cooper. It was the premiere of ABC’s music show In Concert, which [...]

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Now Playing at the House of Grind—The Astro-Zombies

Gather ’round, my friends! The House of Grind has a winner this time. Now, I have to admit this flick isn’t really very good, but it does have a certain something. The Astro-Zombies, released in 1968, was made by exploitation auteur Ted V. Mikels and stars John Carradine, in one of his patented mad scientist portrayals; [...]

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Remember the Coop

Sure, there are plenty of horror rockers around these days to unsettle your parents: Marilyn Manson, GWAR, Lordi, Rob Zombie, the Jonas Brothers. But as scary as these guys are, they wouldn’t be here at all if it wasn’t for the efforts of one particular ghoul—Alice Cooper, hallowed be his name. Alice Cooper began life [...]

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