Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! free pdf "Before the world heard of KISS, the New York Dolls, Marilyn Manson, or Ozzy Osbourne, there was Alice Cooper, the original shock-rock band." -Rock and Roll Hall of FameAs teenagers in Phoenix, Dennis Dunaway, bassist and co-songwriter for the Alice Cooper group, and lead singer Vince Furnier (who would later change his name to Alice Cooper) formed a hard-knuckles band that played prisons, cowboy bars, and teens clubs. Their wild, impossible journey took them from Hollywood to the ferocious Detroit music scene, and along the way they discovered the utterly original performance style and look that would make them the stuff of legend.Speaking out for the first time about his adventures in the Alice Cooper group, Dunaway reveals a band that was obsessed with topping themselves, with their increasingly outlandish shows and ever-blackening reputation. Dunaway takes readers into back rooms, behind brainstorming sessions, and into the most exclusive parties of the 1970s, revealing the talent, drama, and characters that drove two teenagers to create what would become America's highest-grossing act.From struggling for recognition to topping the charts with a string of hits including "I'm Eighteen," "School's Out," and "No More Mr. Nice Guy," the Alice Cooper group was entertaining, outrageous, and one of a kind."Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! "is a riveting account of the band's creation in the '60s, their strange glory in the '70s, and the legendary characters they met along the way.

About Dennis Dunaway

Dennis Dunaway was the bass player, songwriter, and theatrical conceptionalist of Alice Cooper and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Their hit single "School's Out" was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015. Dennis continues writing songs, recording, and playing live concerts with Blue Coupe. Dennis lives with his wife, Cindy, in Connecticut. They have two daughters, Renee and Chelsea.Chris Hodenfield was a staff writer at "Rolling Stone, Playboy, Sports Illustrated, "and many other periodicals. He currently writes about music, film, and automobiles, and lives with his family of five in Connecticut.

Details Book

Author : Dennis Dunaway
Publisher : St Martin's Press
Data Published : 01 July 2015
ISBN : 1250048087
EAN : 9781250048080
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!

17 Comments Add a comment

Related eBooks Download

  • Alice Cooper, Golf Monster free pdfAlice Cooper, Golf Monster

    The man who invented shock rock tells the amazing and. yeah. shocking story of how he slayed his thirsty demons-with a golf club. It started one day when Cooper was watching a Star Trek rerun between concerts..

  • Life in Concert free pdfLife in Concert

    Autobiographical descriptions of author's experiences at Rock 'n Roll concerts of the 1980's through 2008 in California. including: AC/DC. KISS. Scorpions. Alice Cooper..

  • Alice in America-Land or ... free pdfAlice in America-Land or ...

    Comedy Fantasy Dennis Snee Large. flexible cast Alice in America-Land or. Through the Picture Tube and What Alice Found There In this fresh and lively update of Lewis Carroll's classic. Alice takes a journey through the picture tube of her family's television..

  • The Nursery Alice free pdfThe Nursery Alice

    The Nursery "Alice" brings the classic story of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to the youngest of readers. with all the beauty and all the silliness of the original. The English Rose edition: Sir John Tenniel's original illustrations have been exceptionally improved and coloured in The Nursery "Alice" making the book all the more attractive and inspiring to younger audiences..

  • I am Ozzy free pdfI am Ozzy

    Has there ever been a more extraordinary rock-star story than Ozzy Osbourne's. Born into a life so poor that the whole family slept in one room. Ozzy endured a tough upbringing. Music was his salvation and his band Black Sabbath went on to change the music scene forever..

  • Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! free pdfSnakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!

    . "Before the world heard of KISS, the New York Dolls, Marilyn Manson, or Ozzy Osbourne, there was Alice Cooper, the original shock-rock band." -Rock and Roll Hall of FameAs teenagers in Phoenix, Denn