Alice Cooper fans foaming at the mouth in anticipation of the multi-platinum seller's highly anticipated new studio album Paranormal can whet their appetite via newly posted streaming audio samples of every track. The star-studded release will hit shelves on July 28 via Earmusic.
Blabbermouth reports on July 25 that the pioneering shock-rocker has posted teasers of all 12 tracks on Tuesday via the official YouTube channel of his new record label Earmusic. Asides from the previously posted singles “Paranoiac Personality” and the title track, fans will get their first listen to ten tracks, including “Genuine American Girl” and “You and All of Your Friends,” which were penned and performed by the surviving members of Cooper's original band.
The 11:49 minute audio sample opens with the album's title track and wraps up with the two new songs from the reunited classic ACB line up, which will be issued on a separate mini-disc. Each teaser track runs about one minute in length so fans can get a good taste of each track.
Produced by longtime Cooper associate Bob Ezrin, Paranormal will also feature special guest appearances from members of U2, ZZ Top and Deep Purple. The release is the “Elected” hitmaker's 27th studio album and is currently available for preorder here in 2-CD, digital and vinyl formats. Fans can check out the audio sample above and also view a brand new Paranormal interview with Cooper here.
Rock's favorite boogie man kicked off a string of festival and headline appearances in Europe on July 21 in Tromso, Norway, which will wrap up Aug 6 in Lokeren, Belgium, as part of Lokerse Feesten's line up. The European romp continues July 26 in Göteborg, Sweden, at Liseberg.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer will to return to his native soil for a co-headline tour with Deep Purple along with Edgar Winter Band, which begins on Aug. 12 in Las Vegas at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan and will wrap up Sept. 10 in Cincinnati at Riverbend Music Center. Cooper will continue his world romp with fall stops in Brazil, Mexico, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The Hollywood Vampires star will the return to Europe for a second leg, which will includes UK show with members of the original Alice Cooper band, starting Nov. 11 in Leeds, United Kingdom, at First Direct Arena.