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ALICE COOPER To Headline ROCK MEETS CLASSIC 2014

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Monday, August 26, 2013 @ 9:17 AM


Joe Lynn Turner, Kim Wilde, Midge Ure Also Added

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Shock rocker ALICE COOPER has been confirmed to headline the annual Rock Meets Classic tour through Europe in March/April 2014. With one more artist still to be confirmed, JOE LYNN TURNER (RAINBOW), KIM WILDE, and ULTRAVOX frontman MIDGE URE have now been added to the bill.

Rock Meets Classic, now in it's fifth year, showcases classic rock artists of the '70s and '80s performing their hits backed by a full-on rock band and an orchestra. Artists that have taken part in previous tours include Ian Gillan (DEEP PURPLE), Eric Bazilian (THE HOOTERS), Dan McCafferty (NAZARETH), Steve Lukather (TOTO), Lou Gramm (FOREIGNER), Chris Thompson (MANFRED MAN'S EARTH BAND) and Jimi Jamison (SURVIVOR).

THE MAT SINNER BAND includes PRIMAL FEAR members Mat Sinner (bass/master of ceremonies), Alex Beyrodt (guitars), Randy Black (drums), Ralf Scheepers (backing vocals), and also features TRILLIUM / AVANTASIA's Amanda Somerville (backing vocals), AVANTASIA's Oliver Hartmann (guitars), VODOO CIRCLE's Jimmy Kresic (keyboards), Tiffany Kirkland (backing vocals) and Sascha Krebs (backing vocals).

Confirmed Dates:

  • 3.9 - Berlin, Germany
  • 3.11 - Fankfurt, Germany
  • 3.12 - Neu-Ulm, Germany
  • 3.13 - Nuremberg, Germany
  • 3.14 - Wurzburg, Germany
  • 3.16 - Passau, Germany
  • 3.18 - Mannheim, Germany
  • 3.19 - Kempten, Germany
  • 3.20 - Munich, Germany
  • 3.21 - Regensburg, Germany
  • 3.23 - Zurich, Switzerland
  • 3.25 - Strassbourg, France
  • 3.26 - Innsbruck, Austria
  • 3.27 - Ingolstadt, Austria
  • 3.29 - Halle-Westfallen, Germany
  • 3.30 - Leipzig, Germany
  • 4.1 - Hamburg, Germany
  • 4.2 - Essen, Germany
  • 4.4 - Stuttgart, Germany
  • 4.5 - Dresden, Germany
Drummer Randy Black commented: "It's going to be more of those "pinch me" moments on this tour for sure! Can't wait to start working on the songs."

Watch the official Rock Meets Classic Facebook page for updates.


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