Dr. Cooper, “Therapist”
A guitar manufacturer has hired Alice Cooper to help promote their instruments and their built-in education system, that lets just about anyone learn how to play.
Dr. Cooper, of Quitters Anonymous, tells rockers like Lydia to stop making excuses.
Green Day’s Mike Dirnt
In a new interview, Green Day bassist Mike Dirnt says that Billie Joe’s meltdown on stage a year ago taught the band when to take a break. He said that incident was 20 years in the making, recalling that the band hadn’t taken a vacation from writing or touring for a long time.
Gene “A-Hole” Simmons
Gene Simmons of Kiss recently sat down with Rolling Stone to talk about the new KISS Book Nothing To Lose. He ended up throwing former band members Peter Criss and Ace Frehley under the bus though, saying:
I am the bad guy…I won’t stand for drunks and alcoholics who get up on stage and consider it their birthright. I consider it a privilege to get up there and arrive on time and be sober, and I’ll be an a–hole to anybody who thinks otherwise. You know who else is an a–hole? Your teacher was an a–hole. Your parents are a–holes. Your drill sergeant was an a–hole. Because they wouldn’t let you get away with s—.