Appearing with Blue Coupe on Friday, March 10 for a VersoFest 2023 fundraiser, presenting the Dr. Dreary's Snakes! Museum of Alice Cooper Artifacts, and the Sunday night VersoFest finale screening of Live from the AstroTurf.
Dennis Dunaway was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011 as a founding member of the band named Alice Cooper. Dennis and the group are in the Grammy Hall of Fame for co-writing “School’s Out.”
The original Alice Cooper group have sold millions of singles and albums and were on the cover of Forbes for having the largest grossing tour in 1973 over Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones.
The original Alice Cooper group is in the Guinness Book of World Records for largest indoor audience of an estimated 120,000 to 148,000 in Sao Paulo, Brazil in 1974. The Billion Dollar Babies album reached number 1 in America and Britain, and the group are recognized as the innovators of theatrical rock shows, which included giant balloons, hangings, snakes and spidery eye makeup. The group’s movies are Diary Of A Mad Housewife, Good To See You Again: Alice Cooper, and Super Duper Alice Cooper, and Live From The Astroturf, Alice Cooper, which has won 4 film festival awards so far.
Dennis’ book, Snakes! Guillotines! Electric Chairs!: My Adventures In The Alice Cooper Group has been translated into German, and the audiobook, narrated by Dennis, is available at Audible.com. And the new paperback version features a very special introduction by Alice Cooper.
Dennis currently records and tours with Blue Coupe featuring Joe and Albert Bouchard of Blue Öyster Cult fame and singers Tish and Snooky of Manic Panic. Blue Coupe are about to release their 3rd album.
The original Alice Cooper group recorded 3 songs on Alice’s Welcome 2 My Nightmare album, and re-recorded “School’s Out” with Brian Johnson, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp for the Hollywood Vampires album. The Alice Cooper group reunited to record several songs on Alice’s Paranormal album produced by Bob Ezrin, and the group did a 5 city tour in the United Kingdom in November 2017, which included 14,000 people at Wembley.
Dennis is also recording a solo EP that will include an original song called “Cold Cold Coffin.” The song has been made into a Rock Cinema film starring Dennis, Calico Cooper, a castle, and a glass coffin, and is currently being shown at film festivals before being released on Halloween, 2019.
Dennis is constantly recording and playing shows with bands involving his musical friends. His fans inspire him to take new risks while remaining true to legendary roots.