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Caught In A Dream – Day 6 – Five Friends, One Dream

Caught In A Dream – Day 6 – Five Friends, One Dream
In my opinion (yup, you might have heard this before)… ALICE COOPER, the most influential American band of the 1970s landed in historic London – Wembley last evening for the last stop on their highly-anticipated tour of the U.K. To set the mood, there was a palpable buzz of anticipation on the walk-up mall and queue to the Wembley SSE Arena. “Touters” (the... Read More

Caught In A Dream – Day 4 – Surrealistic Masterpiece

Caught In A Dream – Day 4 – Surrealistic Masterpiece
Tuesday night in “Brum” (“Birmingham” to foreigners) at the Barclaycard arena and the packed crowd was in for a treat. But before we get to the festivities let’s take a moment to “set the stage”. Throughout the history of rock, it is often found that the “power of the team” outperforms the creative genius of the individual alone. Obviously, Lennon... Read More

Caught In A Dream – Day 2 – The Spirit of GB

Caught In A Dream – Day 2 – The Spirit of GB
w/Photos and video by Patrick Brzezinski and Chris Penn. The last time Glen Buxton and the Alice Cooper group were in Glasgow was on his 25th birthday… and the obligatory backstage birthday cake food fight ensued. Forty-five years on and the spirit of GB and his musical brethren brought the “Greatest Show on Earth” back to Glasgow. You might have expected the... Read More

Caught In A Dream

Caught In A Dream
 The Load-In (Part I) “Hi! Could you play ‘I’m Eighteen‘ by Alice Cooper?“ Spring 1971, Canadian Forces Base Lahr, Germany. This 10-year old military brat might as well have been living on another planet… no hockey cards, no English TV and no Bobby Orr. But we had our music. Our Canadian apartment buildings shared a single community telephone for “emergency purposes”. That... Read More