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Alice Cooper: School's Out

Metal Mike Saunders, Phonograph Record, August 1972

IF YOU DON'T THINK Alice Cooper are the Rolling Stones of 1972, think again. In innumerable aspects – from the foremost importance of image to the abrasiveness of their music Alice Cooper's position today is similar to everything the Stones meant back in 1965. Though I wouldn't call Alice's music (as fine as it's been at times) a match for the early Stones, the similarities are there, right down to the pop establishment up-tightness that most recently evidenced itself in Rolling Stone (the mag) quoting an Ann Landers putdown of our heroes.

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