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Alice Cooper and the Dismembered Chicken

By October 20, 2004

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The original "shock rocker" and role model to the likes of Ozzy Osbourne and Marilyn Manson comes clean on an infamous animal abuse rumor during an interview with Shane Mizer of the Eureka Times-Standard:

"OK, so we're on between the Doors and John Lennon. The end of our show was always the same, we'd open up two or three feather pillows and we had a couple of CO2 cartridges. Well one feather pillow will look like a blizzard on stage, three of them is just insanity, and in the middle of this all of a sudden someone throws a chicken on stage. I'm sittin' there not even questioning who would even bring a chicken to a rock concert. We didn't bring it, but, you know, there it is. There's this white chicken on stage...."  [Linked article has been removed, I'm sorry to say]

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