Alice Cooper’s sheer awesomeness steals Motley Crue’s thunder in Vancouver

By Steve Newton Mötley Crüe performed its final show in Vancouver last night (November 21). Or so the story goes. Before embarking on its current tour the L.A. sleaze-rock kings got some lawyers to write up a contract wherein they declared that they would never go on the road again after this. That allowed them to charge … Continue reading Alice Cooper’s sheer awesomeness steals Motley Crue’s thunder in Vancouver

Chainsaws and stage-divers help D.O.A. take care of business at “final” show

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, DEC. 6, 1990 Homing in on the Commodore to witness what should have been a historic event in the annals of Vancouver rock—the last ever show by legendary local punkers D.O.A.—what do I see but a sign taped to the Granville venue’s door: “Sold out—second show added Dec. 13”. … Continue reading Chainsaws and stage-divers help D.O.A. take care of business at “final” show