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Review: Motley Crue and Alice Cooper at Rupp Arena

Alice Copper performs "No More Mr. Nice Guy" at Rupp Arena. Motely Crue brought its final tour to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, with opening act Alice Cooper on Oct. 11, 2015.  Herald-Leader photo by Rich Copley| rcopley@herald-leader.com.
Alice Copper performs "No More Mr. Nice Guy" at Rupp Arena. Motely Crue brought its final tour to Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky, with opening act Alice Cooper on Oct. 11, 2015. Herald-Leader photo by Rich Copley| rcopley@herald-leader.com. Staff

You can tell a lot about the performance a band is about to engage in by the pre-show recordings played just before the stage event begins.

For Motley Crue and its much ballyhooed farewell tour stop last night at Rupp Arena, that music was Rodger & Hammerstein’s So Long, Farewell. It was a kitschy tip-off for what we already knew – that this was going to be the Los Angeles’ pop-metal troupe’s final Kentucky outing before disbanding at the end of the year.

Alice Cooper's was Vincent Price’s recitation for Cooper’s 1975 album "Welcome to My Nightmare. "

Read the post at Walter Tunis' blog, The Musical Box.

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