Alice Cooper confirms rock Hall of Fame induction - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Alice Cooper confirms rock Hall of Fame induction

PHOENIX (AP) - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will announced its newest inductees Wednesday, but shock-rocker Alice Cooper says he's already been told he's made it.

The 62-year-old Cooper told The Arizona Republic on Tuesday that he was notified a week ago by the Cleveland-based hall that he and his band will be part of its 26th class and be inducted March 14.

Cooper pioneered the use of theatrics in rock, but he and his group had been snubbed by the hall since becoming eligible in 1994 - the 25th anniversary of their first release.

The Paradise Valley, Ariz., resident calls the Hall of Fame induction the "most humbling thing in the world when you realize who else is in there."

Cooper and his original band - guitarist Michael Bruce, bassist Dennis Dunaway, drummer Neal Smith and late guitarist Glen Buxton - formed in the late 1960s in Phoenix.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Shooting at Hattiesburg apartment complex, suspect sought

    Shooting at Hattiesburg apartment complex, suspect sought

    Monday, December 11 2017 2:57 PM EST2017-12-11 19:57:53 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM
    Hattiesburg police responded to a shooting at a Hub City apartment complex.  According to Lt. LaTosha Myers-Mitchell, police received a call of a gunshot victim at Westchester Apartments at 6264 US Highway 49 at approximately 12:45 p.m.  Police found one male with a gunshot wound, and HPD said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.  At this time, there is a report of a male suspect that fled from the scene and nobody is in custody as the invest...More >>
    Hattiesburg police responded to a shooting at a Hub City apartment complex.  According to Lt. LaTosha Myers-Mitchell, police received a call of a gunshot victim at Westchester Apartments at 6264 US Highway 49 at approximately 12:45 p.m.  Police found one male with a gunshot wound, and HPD said the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.  At this time, there is a report of a male suspect that fled from the scene and nobody is in custody as the invest...More >>
  • Multiple shootings reported in Hattiesburg

    Multiple shootings reported in Hattiesburg

    Monday, December 11 2017 2:51 PM EST2017-12-11 19:51:56 GMT
    (Photo source: WDAM)(Photo source: WDAM)

    Hattiesburg police are on the scene of a shooting at the Bonhomie Apartments on Country Club Rd. Authorities confirm three people have been shot.

    More >>

    Hattiesburg police are on the scene of a shooting at the Bonhomie Apartments on Country Club Rd. Authorities confirm three people have been shot.

    More >>
  • Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson transferring to Michigan

    Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson transferring to Michigan

    Monday, December 11 2017 1:54 PM EST2017-12-11 18:54:14 GMT
    Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson (Source: WMC Action News 5/Austin McAfee)Ole Miss QB Shea Patterson (Source: WMC Action News 5/Austin McAfee)

    Quarterback Shea Patterson's time in Oxford is over.

    More >>

    Quarterback Shea Patterson's time in Oxford is over.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly