Published by Cel Manero from Global One Media, Inc.
Alice Cooper, the pioneer of shock rock, has no intentions of retiring and draws inspiration from Mick Jagger, the lead singer of the Rolling Stones.
Alice Cooper has expressed his hope to continue performing for many more years to come. Despite many of his contemporaries retiring or announcing their retirement plans, the 75-year-old Godfather of shock rock has no intention of following suit. He cites inspiration from the evergreen Rolling Stones frontman, Mick Jagger, as a reason to keep going. Cooper mentioned a recent conversation with Gene Simmons, who indicated his retirement plans for December, but Cooper remains committed to his music career.
Alice Cooper responded to Gene Simmons’ retirement plans by noting that modern farewell tours tend to extend for several years. This observation reflects the trend of farewell tours being extended affairs in the music industry.
Alice Cooper emphasized his commitment to continuing his music career, despite his contemporaries announcing retirements. He mentioned Gene Simmons’ retirement plans for Kiss and how many bands from his era are considering similar decisions, including Aerosmith. However, Cooper stressed that retirement hasn’t crossed his mind, and he remains determined to perform as long as he’s in good shape, even expressing a desire to perform at 90, taking inspiration from Mick Jagger’s enduring career.
Cooper also discussed his new album “Road” and how he involved his band in the creation of the songs. He highlighted the tight-knit nature of his band, comprised of Ryan Roxie, Chuck Garric, Tommy Henrikson, Glen Sobel, and Nita Strauss, and expressed his pride in showcasing their talents through new material.