Now into his 31st year in music, Alice Cooper set about making in indelible mark on the industry from the very start.
He soon gained notoriety as 'The Master of Shock Rock' and 'The Black Humorist Supreme'. Combined with outrageous, headline-grabbing stage shows, Alice soon had numerous gold and platinum albums under his belt: Love It To Death, Killer, Schools Out, Billion Dollar Babies, Welcome To My Nightmare and Trash and singles School's Out, I'm Eighteen.
'We were into fun, sex, death and money when everybody was into peace and love', explains Alice. Elected, No More Mr Nice Guy, Only Women Bleed and Poison became teen anthems. I'm afraid so, but let me tell you something, the best people usually are. All this talk of Brexit, Trump and yet another series of Celebrity Big Brother is beyond depressing.
Andre Rieu is quite simply a musical phenomenon like no other, having sold a massive 40 million CDs and DVDs and notched 30 No.1 chart positions worldwide.
Along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra (the largest private orchestra in the world), Andr?
Both pignant and comic, Ariadne auf Naxos is an opera within an opera.