Pale Wizard Records brings you an exciting lineup featuring some of the most renowned bands in the underground scene, today paying homage to ‘Killer’ in their own contemporary styles.
The original album that came out on the 27th November 1971 is getting a revival with several iconic Metal, Doom, Rock bands of today’s scene. The album is like a new edition with a new sound and sometimes giving you influences from other seventies bands. Some bands have decided to play the song with their own style giving a twist of the original songs to get them a brand new vibe.
For people who know the album, the first songs will get them straight into emotions as the bands are playing close to the songs even giving another twist, such as sending you back in the seventies reminding T-rex for example. While other bands have recreated the songs that may sound ‘new ‘ or unknown from the listener when it is actually the style of the band that plays it.
The lyrics haven’t been changed and you will hear the chorus of a few sentences that have been ringing in your ears since the seventies. Alice is still alive and well-performing like he always did. This album is a strong piece for crediting the awesome work of a man who marked the world for decades and will still do.
‘Pale Wizard Records launch 50 Years Later series with Alice Cooper, Killer – 50 years later. ‘
It also spread the amazing creation of those members in the band in that era. The more you are going to the end, the more it feels like a special version of Alice’s album. You may find yourself rediscovering this album or simply liking the bands playing those songs.
It is a beautiful piece to spread as some think 50 years is old while most just remember those years. Knowing modern bands have chosen to cover sir Alice in a gentle way, makes it a treasure to own and cherish. One of the albums that marked music history is still strong and here to stay.
Label founders who came across Alice’s albums realized the opportunity was given to them to mark 50 years of this album. They so talked to a few bands about the idea of recreating this complete album with a different vibe to give it a new touch.
Bands involved: Green Lung, 1968, Sergent Thunderhoof, Mos Generator, Ritual King, The Gran mal, Admiral Sir Cloudesley Shovell, Trippy Wicked & The Cosmic Children of the knight for the LP.
The CD and digital versions will have bonuses with other bands such as Alunha, Suns of Thunder, Possessor, Sound Of Origin to give a twist of genres melting into a giant modern album.
Together the LP has a cover made by Sara Jane Swettenham, a color vinyl, and a video to promote it on the net.
The label did a video to promote it a few months ago; It’s gonna be huge and kick the scene with pleasure. Such a great album to greet Alice’s long artist life who will give us more years! A good way to promote UK bands spreading the net with their tunes, don’t hesitate to check them all out!!!
A masterpiece to own in your collection 100/100.