Alice Cooper, 'Godfather of Shock Rock,' Heads to Cincinnati in September

Cooper released his first solo album "Detroit Stories" in 2020.

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click to enlarge Alice Cooper in his video "Social Debris." - Image: "Social Debris" video still
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Alice Cooper in his video "Social Debris."


Classic rock fans get ready, because the 1970s hard rocker Alice Cooper and his shiny black eyeliner are coming to town.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer recently released his fall 2021 tour dates, which include a trip to the Greater Cincinnati concert venue Rose Music Center at the Heights.

The show, scheduled for September 28, will include fellow shock rocker Ace Frehley, the well-known lead guitarist from the band KISS.

Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, May 21.

The tour will begin just six months after the release of Cooper’s latest album, Detroit Stories. The record received an abundance of commercial success upon its release, as it debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart. 

Cooper’s 21st solo album explores themes and sounds of Detroit and was described by Entertainment Weekly as “a love letter from Cooper to his city, and one that encourages a deep dive into his own back catalog and that of his peers.” 

As those who have been to an Alice Cooper concert before will know, the audience can expect an intense yet enjoyable time venturing through Cooper’s 50-year discography, creating an experience that nobody will want to miss. Over the years, music journalists have dubbed Cooper the "Godfather of Shock Rock."

For more information, visit Cooper's website. Below, watch "Social Debris," Cooper's third single from Detroit Stories.

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