Posts tagged "Alice Cooper"

Watch Alice Cooper Cover Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” At Bonnaroo

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Alice Cooper Lets His Little Monster Out
Alice Cooper once referred to Lady Gaga as the female version of himself. And over the weekend at Bonnaroo 2012, the legendary rocker channeled his inner monster to cover the pop star’s hit, “Born This Way”.

The rocker, who recently followed up his memorable appearance in 1992′s Wayne’s World with a cameo in Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, surprised concertgoers with the song that came at the tail end of his 90-minute set. However, he put his own hard rock spin to Gaga’s Madonna sound-alike, including personalized lyrics about his upbringing: “Called myself Alice / surprised my dad,” the erstwhile Vincent Furnier sang. “He just didn’t understand.”

The crowd rocked and cheered along with the performance that went into the early morning. And though Lady Gaga didn’t appear at the music festival herself, Cooper brought out a giant “FrankenGaga” inspired by Mother Monster—blond wig, caution tape and all.

Ke$ha Gets Satanic On Alice Cooper’s “What Baby Wants”

According to Alice Cooper on his Ke$ha-featuring song “What Baby Wants”, the cannibalistic pop star has “razor blades instead of teeth” and will “take your bleeding heart and your soul / No regrets.” He forgot to mention that she’ll also take your thrown-out clothes. Jump below to hear the duo’s collaboration, off Cooper’s Welcome 2 My Nightmare.
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Ke$ha On Alice Cooper’s “What Baby Wants”: Hear A Snippet

“I’m gonna drain your veins and bathe in your blood,” threatens Ke$ha-as-the-devil on Alice Cooper’s new song “What Baby Wants”, off his upcoming album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare. This may be metal instead of pop, but our favorite inappropriate cannibal‘s essence remains intact throughout the rockin’ track. Hear a snippet of the song below.

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The Morning Mix: Ke$ha To Play The Devil On Alice Cooper’s Album

Did You Hear?

:: Alice Cooper calls Ke$ha “an old friend”, and reveals that she’ll be playing The Devil on a track off his new album, called “What Baby Wants.” Ah, type casting. [PopCrush]

:: According to a list making its round on the Internet (aka it’s probably fake), Britney Spears’ tribute at the 2011 MTV VMAs will include Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Ke$ha, Nicki Minaj, Katy Perry, Janet Jackson and Madonna. If this turns out to be true, it may be the greatest thing to have ever happened, but we’re not holding our breath. [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: We hope Jason Derulo has a permit for those guns he’s packing. [MTV Buzzworthy]

:: Eminem’s boxing drama Southpaw has been dropped from Universal. [Hip-Hop Wired]

:: Five people were killed and dozens injured when a stage collapsed at the Indiana State Fair. Sara Bareilles had just finished her set, and Sugarland were preparing for their performance when huge gusts of wind blew the stage down. “We are praying for our fans, and the people of Indianapolis,” the country band tweeted after the tragedy. “We hope you’ll join us. They need your strength.” [Huffington Post]

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The Morning Mix: Ke$ha To Guest On Alice Cooper’s New Album

Did You Hear?

:: Ke$ha continues to spread her musical wings by appearing on rock legend Alice Cooper’s new album Welcome 2 My Nightmare. We’re sure they did shots on the hood of her car (and pretty much everywhere else) before hitting the studio. [Pop Dust]

:: See the men of Glee dressed as The Village People. Surely Chris Colfer would have made a better cop than Mark Salling? [Pink Is The New Blog]

:: Fantasia Barrino is pregnant with her second child. The father is yet to be revealed. [Pop Crush]

:: After making a brief cameo on Pitbull’s “Give Me Everything”, Nayer is back with a hot new song of her own. [Just Jared]

:: In addition to being named one of our top 11 new ladies of pop, Skylar Grey also nailed her album showcase in San Francisco. [Music & Lyrics]

After the jump, find out which music acts will be appearing on the tube today.
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Ke$ha And Alice Cooper Rock Out To “School’s Out” In Oslo

There was a real meeting of the sexy last night in Oslo, when Alice Cooper shock-rocked Ke$ha’s fans at her Get Sleazy tour stop by joining her midway through the “Blow” minx’s rendition of “School’s Out.” You gotta love the girl in the clip below who starts screaming once the music legend (we mean Alice, kiddies) steps on stage. We’re not sure if she’s thrilled because she actually recognizes him, or if she’s just plain scared because he looks like…well, Alice Cooper.
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‘American Idol’: Lee DeWyze Wins, Simon Says Goodbye And, Oh, The Performances!

So how do you feel, American Idolators, after Lee DeWyze clinched the Season 9 crown in what Ryan Seacrest declared was a narrow two percent difference in amount of votes? Our poll in the right sidebar shows that the majority of you were supporting Crystal Bowersox. Personally, we were supporting the awesomeness that was Daryl Hall and John Oates performing “You Make My Dreams”! (Hey, it’s better than Lee’s lackluster cover of “Beautiful Day”—which is now available on iTunes, BTW.) After the jump: we’ve got all the performances of the night—Janet! Alanis! Carrie Underwood! Bret Michaels! GENERAL LARRY PLATT and WILLIAM HUNG!!!—and, in case you missed it, the final moments when Lee won this season of American Idol.

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Statler And Waldorf Prepare Their Best Balcony Critiques For “Muppets Remastered”

The beloved motley crew known as the Muppets will continue its curious hookups with the pop-music world next year with the release of Muppets Remastered, a covers album on which artists of today will cover Muppets-warbled tunes of yore. According to a Muppets fansite two tracks on the comp have been announced: Weezer will pay homage to its music-video co-stars with their take on “The Rainbow Connection,” while the Fray is going to take on “Mahna Mahna” (which I fear will have the unfortunate side effect of putting poor old Rowlf to sleep). I guess it wouldn’t be too far of a stretch to think that the always-synergistic Lady GaGa will somehow be involved—perhaps she will sing, and perform a water ballet, to “Miss Piggy’s Fantasy”, and thus spark a big Lady-on-Miss row?


Me, I just hope they figure out a way to bring Alice Cooper back into the fold.



Disney23 Update: Special Muppets Presentation [The Muppet Mindset; HT Pitchfork]
Alice Cooper & The Muppets – Welcome To My Nightmare [YouTube]

Golf-Playing Rocker Laments Preppy Indie Dudes’ Lack Of Balls

Oh, c’mon Alice! Can’t you and the dudes in Vampire Weekend at least bond over your shared love of wearing brightly colored shirts under your sweaters? Jeez. [Noisecreep]

Alice Cooper To Hit The Midway

Alice Cooper to tour state fairs this summer; no word on if he’ll bring along some crazy fried-food concoction that will satiate fairgoers’ Frankensteins [LiveDaily]
• Court hearing in Chris Brown case today; there may be an announcement of a plea deal, or there may not [MTV]
• Lil Wayne suing “I Feel Like Dying” producers Rebel Rock over unauthorized sample on song [Billboard]
Britney Spears’ ex-manager Sam Lutfi ordered to stay away from singer for three years [Reuters]
• The Wu-Tang Clan has not split up, says Method Man, who notes that there’s been no official statement regarding the hip-hop act’s demise; however, “there’re things we’ve got to take care of first before anybody even starts to discuss” making music or touring again [NYDN via Spin]