Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Stan Lee

Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee, who created or co-created numerous iconic characters like Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, Thor, The Fantastic Four, Hulk, Black Panther, Daredevil, Ant-Man, etc., passed away yesterday (November 12) at the age of 95. His work influenced countless people over the years including a number of rock/metal artists. You can find tributes from various musicians below:

Kirk Hammett (Metallica):

Gene Simmons (KISS):

Alice Cooper:

Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour):

Scott Ian (Anthrax):

Rob Zombie:

Bring Me The Horizon:

Alex Skolnick (Testament):

Andy Biersack (Black Veil Brides):

Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies):

Michael Amott (Arch Enemy):

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Phil Labonte (All That Remains):

Vernon Reid (Living Colour):

Doc Coyle (Bad Wolves):

Brendon Small (Dethklok, Galaktikon):

John Dyer Baizley (Baroness):

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Ice-T (Body Count):

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Guns N’ Roses, A Perfect Circle, Rage Against The Machine, Etc. Releases Set For 2018 Black Friday Record Store Day Event

The full list of special releases for this year’s Black Friday Record Store Day (November 23) has been posted. You can see a list of various rock/metal releases below, and can view the full list at recordstoreday.com.

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  • A Perfect Circle, “So Long and Thanks for All the Fish” 7”
  • Alice Cooper, “Live From the Astroturf” LP
  • Anthrax, “Kings Among Scotland” 3XLP
  • Babymetal, “Distortion” 12”
  • Blue Oyster Cult, “Some Enchanted Evening” (Legacy Edition) 2XLP
  • Chris Cornell, “When Bad Does Good” 7” (featuring title track and Temple Of The Dog‘s “Stargazer” live at the Paramount)
  • CKY, “Too Precious to Kill” EP (featuring “Chase Me“, “Fists To The Sky“, “One Step Ahead“, “Bite It You Scum” (GG Allin cover))
  • Dead Kennedys, Iguana Studios Rehearsal Sessions LP
  • Dio, “Holy Diver Live At 35” 12” (featuring “Holy Diver” live at Donington in 1983 and studio version of “Electra” on 12″ Dio logo die-cut release)
  • The Germs, “What We Do Is Secret” LP
  • Guns N’ Roses, “Shadow of Your Love” / “Movin’ To The City” 7”
  • Nothing, “Blue Line Baby” LP (featuring “Spell” and previously unreleased track “Dirty White Glove“)
  • The Jimi Hendrix Experience, “Burning Of The Midnight Lamp Mono” EP 7”
  • Joan Jett, “Bad Reputation” Soundtrack LP
  • Judas Priest, “Rocka Rolla” LP
  • Rage Against The Machine, “Live And Rare” 2XLP (previously released in Japan in 1997)
  • Ramones, “Live In Glasgow Dec. 19, 1977” 2XLP
  • Smashing Pumpkins, “Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.” LP
  • Stone Sour, “Stone Sour” LP (remastered with bonus 2002 live CD)
  • Stone Temple Pilots, “Live 2018” LP
  • Sublime, “Greatest Hits” LP
  • Tom Morello, “The Atlas Underground” (Instrumentals) 2XLP
  • Type O Negative, “Bloody Kisses” 25th Anniversary Edition 3XLP (featuring an extra LP of bonus tracks)
  • Type O Negative / Trivium, “I Don’t Wanna Be Me” 7”
  • Weezer, “Africa” (Toto cover) 10”

Hollywood Vampires To Headline Alice Cooper’s Annual “Christmas Pudding”

According to AZCentral.com, Hollywood Vampires, the band featuring Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, and Joe Perry (Aerosmith), will be headlining Cooper’s annual “Christmas Pudding” on December 8 at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. Tickets will go on sale on October 8 and proceeds will go towards Cooper’s Rock Teen Center. More guests are expected to be revealed soon.

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Mike Myers Recreates Classic “Wayne’s World” Scene At Alice Cooper’s New York Show

During Alice Cooper’s September 6 show at the Beacon Theater in New York, Mike Myers took the stage to recreate the classic “we’re not worthy” scene from “Wayne’s World.” You can see footage of that below:

Alice Cooper Streams “Ballad Of Dwight Fry” From “A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris”

Alice Cooper is streaming “Ballad Of Dwight Fry” off his new live album “A Paranormal Evening At The Olympia Paris.” That effort, which was recorded on December 7, 2017 at the Olympia in Paris, France, will be released on August 31, and it will be available as a 2CD digipak, a 2LP gatefold (white and red LP), and digitally.

Alice Cooper To Be Featured On Arizona Lottery Scratchers

The Arizona Lottery will be releasing new lottery scratchers featuring Alice Cooper on August 7. They will include six top prizes of $50,000 each. The second chance prizes will include things like Alice Cooper memorabilia, VIP tickets and pre-show party access to his annual “Christmas Pudding” concert, etc.

Gregg Edgar, executive director of the Arizona Lottery, commented:

“We are excited to join legendary musical artist Alice Cooper with this exclusive ticket. The Arizona Lottery is dedicated to supporting vital programs that serve people across the state and we are proud of the work Alice is doing with the Solid Rock teen center to provide incredible resources, positivity and excellence for Arizona youthm”

Cooper added:

“You know you’ve made it in this world when you’re an answer on ‘Jeopardy’, ‘Wheel Of Fortune’, a likeness of your head is on a PEZ dispenser, or if your face is plastered all over an Arizona Lottery ticket.”