In 1989 legendary punk rockers The Ramones found themselves at a career crossroads. As they began to record their 11th studio album “Brain Drain”, founding member and primary song writer Dee Dee Ramone left the band. Instead of packing it in they found themselves a new bassist in 23 year old ex-marine Christopher Joseph Ward, christened him C.J. Ramone and carried on recording and touring for 7 more years, finally playing their 2,263th and final show on Aug 6th 1996 in Los Angeles CA.
On the surface, it seems like a quiet doomy sort of album with a Pagan rock feel, but there are elements of Alt Rock legends Sonic Youth, layered with Melvins doom meets The Cramps.
Now, Alice announces that the three members of the original Alice Cooper band will join him on tour in the UK, returning to these shores 46 years after they first shocked and enthralled us on their historic 1971 tour.