Alice Cooper
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"Alice Cooper" is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and occasion actor whose career spans five decades. With a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, Theatrical blood/fake blood, boa constrictors, doll/baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by fans and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock"; he has drawn equally from Horror film/horror movies, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a theatrical and macabre brand of Rock music/rock designed to Shock value/shock people.

Originating in Phoenix, Arizona/Phoenix in the late 1960s after he moved from Detroit, Alice Cooper was originally a band consisting of Furnier on vocals and harmonica, lead guitarist Glen Buxton, Michael Owen Bruce/Michael Bruce on rhythm guitar, Dennis Dunaway on bass guitar, and drummer Neal Smith (drummer)/Neal Smith. The original Alice Cooper band broke into the international music mainstream with the 1971 hit "I'm Eighteen" from the album Love It to Death, which was followed by the even bigger single "School's Out (song)/School's Out" in 1972. The band reached their commercial peak with the 1973 album Billion Dollar Babies.

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