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Just Another Case – Alice Cooper’s Tales From the Inside

By the mid-seventies Alice Cooper had enjoyed phenomenal success as the most loved and hated rock ‘n’ roll act in America. Having recorded...

From Sisterhood to the Flood – The Resurrection of the Sisters of Mercy

As with all good stories the tale of the Sisters of Mercy can be told in three acts. First emerging from...

Anything Goes – Guns N’ Roses and Their Appetite for Destruction

1987 should have belonged to Aerosmith. Having signed to a major label two years earlier, they had already suffered one misfire...

Time for Change – Dr. Feelgood and the Rebirth of Mötley Crüe

By all accounts Mötley Crüe should not have survived the 1980s. In a decade known for its excessive debauchery, the story...

Without Heroes – Music from The Elder and the Fall of KISS

It should have been their masterpiece. A concept album from one of the biggest rock groups in the world and the...

The Great American Success Story – How Alice Cooper Returned from His Nightmare

'I feel kind of reborn,' declared Alice Cooper to Rock Scene in 1987. This was no understatement as the previous year...

If Looks Could Kill – The Resurrection of Heart

During the first half of the eighties the American music landscape changed significantly. The attention had moved away from the East...

Pornography and the Unmaking of The Cure

On Friday 11 June 1982 The Cure appeared at the Ancienne Belgique concert hall in the Belgian city of Brussels to...