Rock Talk with Mitch Lafon: Cheap Trick & Alice Cooper

Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon: Cheap Trick drummer Daxx Nielsen & Alice Cooper’s Michael Bruce

On this episode of Rock Talk With Mitch Lafon. Cheap Trick drummer Daxx Nielsen talks growing up in & around the band, his father Rick Nielsen, singer Robin Zander, pass drummer Bun E. Carlos, joining the band, the albums he’s made with the band (Bang, Zoom, Crazy…Hello, We’re All Alright, Christmas Christmas), work on their next new album, Harmony Riley and more.

Our second interview features former Alice Cooper guitarist Michael Bruce. He talks about his book No More Mr. Nice Guy: The Inside Story Of The Alice Cooper Group, the recent reunion shows with Alice, his time in the group, their plans moving forward post-reunion, and much more.

Also, Still Competition: The Listener’s Guide To Cheap Trick author, Robert Lawson, offers his take on the Daxx Nielsen era of the band.

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