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Do not Fear, Alice Cooper is Not Retiring

Do not Fear, Alice Cooper is Not Retiring


For those who’ve been fearful about Alice Cooper stepping again from the stage, don’t be. He has reiterated a number of instances that he won’t be calling it quits anytime quickly.

When he appeared on The Energy Hour by way of AXS TV, Cooper responded when requested about retiring:

“Properly, it’s not in my vocabulary, the phrase ‘retire.’ Individuals say, ‘Why don’t you cease and simply play golf?’ And I’m going, ‘I play golf anyhow.’ I play golf daily. If there’s a present, I play golf that morning, after which I do the present that night time.”

Cooper turned 75 this yr, however he isn’t letting that sluggish him down. In February of 2018, he stated the same factor to Q103 on a radio present:

“I’ve all the time stated this: If we do a tour and no one reveals up, then I’m retired. That’s by no means occurred. In actual fact, we’re doing higher enterprise now than we’ve ever accomplished. Extra individuals are coming to the present now, and I’ve by no means felt higher, so I don’t see any purpose to retire in any respect. I do know a whole lot of guys are quitting, however a whole lot of guys nonetheless smoke and drink. They’re in all probability drained. I’m not drained.”

In 2017, he stated to Kaaos TV in Finland:

“Retirement doesn’t appear to slot in. If I used to be getting onstage, and I used to be drained, and if I used to be form of phoning it in, and my band was form of lazy, it might be completely different. However I’ve by no means had a band or a present as high-energy as this present. It really retains me very a lot in form and retains me feeling younger, doing 130 reveals a yr. I might by no means even consider retiring. Bodily, if one thing occurs the place I can’t play anymore, or if one thing occurs the place I lose my edge, then I might give it some thought. Then I wouldn’t be giving the viewers every thing I’ve bought. Proper now, I’m on the high of my recreation.”

As if to show this level, Alice Cooper toured this previous spring and can proceed to tour by way of September. Notable reveals embody stadium appearances with Def Leppard and Mötley Crüe and a co-headlining sting with Rob Zombie.



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