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Friday, October 8, 2010

Show Review + Photos + Setlist: Alice Cooper and Rob Zombie Conjure an Early Halloween at the Family Arena, Thursday, October 7

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Click here for a full slideshow from Rob Zombie at the Family Arena. - TODD OWYOUNG

In terms of shtick and absurdity, Zombie and Cooper share the same sensibilities. The former's sense of humor isn't necessarily always as obvious as his love for horror-movies and comic art. But last night, it elevated the set beyond kitsch and spectacle.

Personal Bias: My introductions to both Alice Cooper and White Zombie came courtesy of Beavis and Butt-head.

"Preach on, Brother Alice":

"How come these guys are never on TV? They should play this video all day long." and "Herman Munster is cool."

Setlists:

Alice Cooper: "School's Out" "No More Mr. Nice Guy" "Wicked Young Man" "Ballad of Dwight Fry" "Go To Hell" "Cold Ethyl" "Poison" "From the Inside" "Nurse Rozetta" "Be My Lover" "Only Women Bleed" (something missing?) "Vengeance Is Mine "Dirty Diamonds" "Billion Dollar Babies" "Killer" "Feed My Frankenstein" "Under My Wheels"

Encore: "I'm Eighteen"

A Cooper look-alike last night at Family Arena. - TODD OWYOUNG
  • Todd Owyoung
  • A Cooper look-alike last night at Family Arena.

Rob Zombie: "Sawdust in the Blood" "Jesus Frankenstein" "Superbeast" "Scum of the Earth" "Living Dead Girl" "More Human Than Human" "Sick Bubblegum" "Demon Speeding" "Mars Needs Women" "Pussy Liquor" "Super-Charger Heaven" "Thunder Kiss '65" "School's Out" (Cooper)

Encores: "Werewolf Women of the SS" "Dragula" "House of 1000 Corpses" "Never Gonna Stop (The Red Red Kroovy)"

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