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24 Aug

Jimmy DeGrasso Extends his Run With Alice Cooper's Theatre of Death Tour

Jimmy Degrasso has had one of the busiest and most demanding schedules of the summer; then again, backing up one of the biggest and most infamous rock acts tends to keep you in high demand. Jimmy and Alice Cooper have spent the last year circling the globe, rocking out almost every night and, lucky for us, they recently announced that they are heading back to the States for 24 dates that span around the Eastern, Southern, and even a little bit of the Western regions of the US.

Throughout the last year of touring Jimmy has been seen jamming away on his custom finished Reference Series kit. This kit was originally unveiled while touring with David Lee Roth back in 2006 and, because of the nature of Alice Cooper concerts, Jimmy thought it would be fitting to bring back out on the road. The set up for this tour consists of an 8x7 tom and a 10x8 tom which is mounted to the left of the hi hats. A 12x8 and a 13x9 rack tom sit in front of Jimmy, in between the kick drums while the 14x14 and 16x16 floor toms take their usual place to the right of the main kick drum. For kicks, Jimmy uses 2- 24x15 custom built kick drums for the preferred amount of punch and depth along with a 20x14 gong drum. This kit is topped off with the 14x5.5 Jimmy Degrasso Signature Snare, consisting of hammered brass which is ideal for loud music and cutting through the mix of a rock concert. The most obvious added feature and customized option of this kit is the finish. Jimmy conjured up an eye catching dark orange glass sparkle for his custom finish making his kit both a tonal and visual thing of beauty.

The all new Theatre of Death Show has been selling out night after night causing Alice and Jimmy’s schedules to fill up well until the end of the year. Shortly after their US run, Alice Cooper will be taking his show back to the United Kingdom rounding out the end of another successful year. To find out more information, and for tour dates, please visit www.alicecooper.com. For more information on Jimmy Degrasso please visit www.jimmydegrasso.com.


Alice Cooper 2009 US Dates:
17-Sep-09 York Fair York, PA
18-Sep-09 Warner Theatre Warner Theatre - Erie, PA
19-Sep-09 Freedom Hill Freedom Hill - Detroit, MI
21-Sep-09 Showroom at Turning Stone Casino -  Verona, NY
22-Sep-09 Scranton Cultural Center - Scranton, PA
23-Sep-09 Bergen Performing Arts Center - Englewood, NJ
25-Sep-09 House of Blues - Atlantic City, NJ
26-Sep-09 MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods - Mashantucket, CT
27-Sep-09 Warner Theatre - Torrington, CT
29-Sep-09 The National - Richmond, VA
30-Sep-09 Durham Performing Arts Center - Durham, NC
02-Oct-09 Ruth Eckerd Hall - Clearwater, FL
03-Oct-09 Pompano Beach Amphitheatre - Pompano Beach, FL
04-Oct-09 Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall - Fort Meyers, FL
05-Oct-09 Peabody Auditorium - Daytona Beach, FL
07-Oct-09 Montgomery Performing Arts Center - Montgomery, AL
09-Oct-09 Paragon Casino Resort - Marksville, LA
10-Oct-09 Beau Rivage Theatre - Biloxi, MS
11-Oct-09 Verizon Wireless Theater - Houston, TX
17-Oct-09 Peppermill Concert Hall - West Wendover, NV
23-Oct-09 Showroom at Orleans Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
24-Oct-09 Showroom at Orleans Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
25-Oct-09 Showroom at Orleans Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas, NV
31-Oct-09 Harrah's Rincon Casino & Resort - Valley Center, CA

Alice Cooper 2009 International Dates:
24-Nov-09 Manchester Apollo - Manchester, UK
25-Nov-09 Clyde Auditorium - Glasgow, UK
27-Nov-09 Newcastle City Hall - Newcastle, UK
28-Nov-09 Sheffield City Hall - Sheffield, UK
29-Nov-09 Swindon Oasis - Swindon, UK
01-Dec-09 Civic Hall - Wolverhampton, UK
02-Dec-09 Plymouth Pavilions - Plymouth, UK
04-Dec-09 Nottingham Royal Concert Hall - Nottingham, UK
05-Dec-09 Brighton Centre - Brighton, UK
06-Dec-09 Hammersmith Apollo - London, UK
08-Dec-09 Rodahal - Kerkrade, Netherlands
09-Dec-09 Sport and Kongresshalle - Schwerin, Germany
11-Dec-09 Espoo Areena - Espoo, Finland
12-Dec-09 Club Teatria - Oulu, Finland
14-Dec-09 Lisebergshallen - Gothenburg, Sweden
15-Dec-09 Bombadier Arena - Västerås, Sweden

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