(Rock News Desk) Alice Cooper accepts his brand of shock-rock has influenced almost every musical act which goes in for theatrics since he started putting on his shows 40 years ago.
He's enjoyed touring with Rob Zombie, who he describes as his "little brother" – but he was especially pleased to see pop star Lady Gaga hanging herself during a TV performance, because he's sure she did it just for him.
Cooper tells Download: "Lady Gaga told me, 'Thanks for letting me steal your show,' but I said, 'I see the influence but you didn't steal anything.' Then she hanged herself at the MTV Awards. I think that was a tribute to me." more on this story