Alice Cooper on Coronavirus Pandemic: ‘We’re All in this Together,’ Urges Music Fans to Support Younger, Newer Bands Hit Hard By the Crisis


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The world is facing a crisis of a level it hasn’t seen in a great while, the coronavirus pandemic effectively having shut down everybody’s normal way of life. Concerts are postponed or canceled, those who are able are working from home, hospital staff and medical caregivers working exceedingly long hours — but Alice Cooper offered up some hope amid all the panic.

In an email conversation with Rolling Stone, Cooper said the following:

“We’re all in this together,” he says. “Whether you’re entertainer or fan, rich or poor, male or female, old or young. And we’ll get through this together. And when we do, we’ll be back on the road, doing what we love to do.”

Crucially, Cooper (real name Vincent Furnier) also suggested music fans lend a hand to up-and-coming musical acts and/or those struggling with the lack of activity, noting that he and his band are fortunate enough to be able to weather the proverbial storm:

but maybe fans should buy some merch or music from younger newer bands that can’t tour right now and don’t have the reserves that we have.”

Recently, Alice Cooper had to postpone this spring’s scheduled tour with Lita Ford and Tesla:



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