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Posted in Music, News with tags , , , , on July 22, 2013 by Tickets There

alicecooperGood on Alice Cooper – always reliable to be a total legend and a voice of reason in this increasingly watered down world. Last week, Alice came out the quote of the year – “Don’t call [Mumford & Sons] rock ‘n’ roll. That’s an offence to rock ‘n’ roll”.

Alice was reacting to the 1800’s shop keepers being nominated for Billboard’s ‘Rock Song of the Year’ award for their tune, [who cares?]. Alice proceed to elaborate on the comment by suggesting they need get a little meat into their system and perhaps Billboard needs to re-examine their idea of Rock ‘N’ Roll.

”I look at a magazine and it says ‘best new rock band’ and I go, ‘Rock bands don’t have accordions or lutes in them’,”

”I just feel like this whole generation maybe need to all eat a steak,”

“Maybe they just need to quit eating vegetarian food and get out there and get some blood pumping in their system”

Alice Cooper – I love you. Read more at The Sydney Morning Herald. For now, let’s bask in some real R’N’R from Mr. Cooper himself,

Congratulations KISS – Monster Opens at No. 3 In The US

Posted in Music, News with tags , , , , on October 17, 2012 by Tickets There

A big congratulations to KISS for landing at Number 3 on the Billboard 100 with their new album, Monster. This is a great achievement as the band have sold 60,000 copies of the record in the US. Here in Ireland, Tickets There has bought two copies (insert smiley face). There’s also some other results in with the band ranking high in Scandinavia and across Europe. Full details below.

Country Position
Australian   Albums Chart 7
Belgian Albums   Chart (Flanders) 68
Belgian Albums   Chart (Wallonia) 36
Dutch Albums   Chart 17
Finnish Albums   Chart 8
German Albums   Chart 6
Irish Album Charts 81
Norwegian Albums Chart 2
Spanish Albums   Chart 11
Swedish Albums   Chart 4
Swiss Albums   Chart 8
UK Albums   Chart 21
US Album Chart 3