Dave Thompson has written and published over 100 books and has contributed to many music magazines including Rolling Stone, Mojo, Spin, Q, Record Collector, Melody Maker and NME. Widely regarded as an expert on the Glam Rock scene, he has written biographies of Sweet, Sparks and a Glam Encyclopaedia.
There are some great back stories.
This book focuses on the genesis of the Alice Cooper band, it is a fine read if you have an interest in music, I enjoyed it because I have been a fan since 1971..
Michael Bruce wrote "When Hell Comes To Town" and Dennis Dunaway wrote "Runaway Train" not the other way around.
Poorly written and poorly researched. I doubt whether the author has ever met Alice Cooper (Vince Furnier). I have. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Gilly
Overlong and loquacious, this bio goes to ridiculous depths to describe songs and attitudes. However, it does pair nicely with Golf Monster because we learn more about the other... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Spencer B. Clark
I thought I knew all there was to know about Alice Cooper and his remarkable career. Turns out I was very wrong. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Acid Jon Poet of Fear
I just love Alice cooper, I have read a few books on him and find Alice cooper very normal to what people think of himPublished 8 months ago by Anita Davis
Looking for a good read about Alice form '77-'83 (L&W - Da Da), how's the coverage on this area ?Published 10 months ago by wizfan
Alice will always be one of rock's most enduring and entertianing figures. His story not only gives the reader a good glimpse into his world, but does so in an entertaining and... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Stephen
A good book but it would have been interesting with more focus on Alice Cooper's later career. Everyone writes about the original group and skims over the rest. Read morePublished 11 months ago by illern