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Lemmy (2010, Entertainment One E051473)
This excellent documentary on the late, great, Lemmy Kilmister of Motorhead features Alice as a guest 'talking head'. Alice's contributions aside, this is well worht checking out for any fan of rock-and-roll.
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Tommy Henriksen is one of the current guitarists in the Alice Cooper band. He is also a highly respected producer, mixer and singer songwriter and has worked for some of the industries major artists (including Ke$ha, Lady Gaga and Meat Loaf).
Tommy has released several solo albums since 1999, but it was Tommy, Tommy, Tommy (which came out in 2014) that really cemented him as a respected recording artist in his own right. Standout tracks from that album include Teenage Kicks Part 2, Give'm Hell, All My Heroes (which includes an Alice reference) and Mr Finn (which is dedicated to his son). Tommy, Tommy, Tommy was released under the Bellyache Records label and was made available on CD and black vinyl, which was limited to just 300 copies worldwide. All pre-ordered copies form the label came with a set of button badges.
2017 saw the release of another acomplished solo album, Starstruck. This very much follows on in style from Tommy, Tommy, Tommy and includes the excellent tracks Punk City, Those Kids Are Alright and Famous. Startruck was also released under the Bellyache Records, who offered it on CD, 3 vinyl variants (black, green and white and all limited to just 100 copies worldwide) and cassette! All pre-ordered copies from the label were personally signed by Tommy and came with a set of guitar picks. I have the green vinyl but was tempted with an offer from Bellyache Records to purchase all 5 variants together as a set at a reduced price!
Tommy, Tommy, Tommy CD Album (2014, Blue Martin Records BLM 330518-2)
Tommy, Tommy, Tommy Vinyl Album (2015, Bellyache Records BR-055)
Note: Limited to 300 copies worldwide.
Starstruck Vinyl Album (2017, Bellyache Records BR-063)
Starstruck Vinyl Album, Other Variants
Starstruck CD Album (2017, Bellyache Records BR-063)
Starstruck Cassette Album (2017, Bellyache Records BR-063)
Beasto Blanco is a band formed by long-time Alice Cooper bassist Chuck Garrick. Chuck is the star of the show here though, providing lead vocals on every track and switching to the role of lead guitarist. He also makes good use of his Alice Cooper connections, with fellow band member Tommy Henriksen producing the music and Alice's daughter (Calico Cooper) and drummer (Glen Sobel) guesting on some tracks.
The result is a hard rocking sound with tracks that, quite literally, kick your ass! To date, the band have released 2 albums, Live Fast Die Loud and Beasto Blanco, and have performed live dates at numerous intimate venues. Stand out tracks from the first album include Beasto Blanco and Blood Shot, whereas Buried Angels is a notable rocker on the second album.