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Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!
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When Alice Cooper became the stuff of legend in the early '70s, their shows were monuments of fun and invention. Riding on a string of hits like "I'm 18" and "School's Out," they became America's highest-grossing act, producing four platinum albums and hitting number one on the U.S. and U.K. charts with Billion Dollar Babies in 1973. As teenagers in Phoenix, Dennis Dunaway and lead singer Vince Furnier, who would later change his name to Alice Cooper, formed a hard-knuckles band that played prisons, cowboy bars and teen clubs. Their journey took them from Hollywood to the ferocious Detroit music scene. From struggling for recognition to topping the charts, the Alice Cooper group was entertaining, outrageous, and one-of-a-kind. Dennis Dunaway, the bassist and co-songwriter for the band, tells a story just as over-the-top crazy as their (in)famous shows. Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs! is the riveting account of the band's creation in the '60s, strange glory in the '70s, and the legendary characters they met along the way.
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Dennis Dunaway was inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Dennis continues writing songs, recording and playing live concerts with Blue Coupe. He lives in the USA. Chris Hodenfield was a staff writer at Rolling Stone magazine for 12 years. A longtime enthusiast for motor sports, he currently writes about automobiles for a number of publications. He lives in the USA.

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Dennis tells the story from the inside out with wit and wisdom and adds brilliantly to the Alice Cooper Group mythos. There may be many versions of this story, but Dennis' is one of the most colorful, insightful and entertaining!' - Bob Ezrin, record producer 'Lived it, lost it, read it and loved it to death!' Michael Bruce, founding member, Alice Cooper Group 'A touching portrait. Poignant, funny, sad and most of all, true!' Joe Greenberg Co-Manager of Alice Cooper

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