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Saturday, September 10, 2011
Alice Cooper: Rocks ´The Tonight Show With Jay Leno`!
Alice Cooperperformed"I'll Bite Your Face Off", the first single from his new album,"Welcome 2 My Nightmare", on Friday, September 9th edition of"The Tonight Show With Jay Leno"onNBC. You can now watch video footage of his appearance below. Alice Cooperannounced last month that eminent guitar prodigyOrianthi was joining his band, replacing departing guitaristDamon Johnson, for the next leg of his 2011"No More Mr. Nice Guy"world tour starting September 22nd in Auckland, New Zealand. Currently in progress, the tour hits ninety plus cities, covering five continents, including Europe and North America twice over. At the young age of 26,Orianthihas already experienced what most aspiring musicians only dream of. She's opened for her hero,Steve Vai; backedCarrie Underwood; traded solos withCarlos Santana; shared the stage with Michael Jackson and accompaniedAlice during his live performance of"School's Out"on the 2010 season finale of"American Idol". "It's very difficult to find someone to match the talents ofDamon Johnson," commentedCooper, "but not only did we find someone who is more than up to the challenge…she also looks WAY better." Orianthijoins world-renowned guitaristSteve Hunter(toured and recorded withCooperandLou Reed) andTommy Henriksen(co-wrote and played onCooper's upcoming release); drummerGlen SobelandAlice's longtime bassistChuck Garricround out the band. "I'm super-excited to go on tour withAlice," saidOrianthi. "It's a huge honor to be able to get on stage and jam with an icon."