Lots of bands have attained one-hit-wonder status, but it’s a rare thing for a group to churn out hit singles time and time again. Though their glory days are far behind them, the following bands remain heroes to classic-rock radio and to manufacturers of 45-rpm records.
Forget the mascara, the guillotines, and the boa constrictor. What made the Alice Cooper Group a great band wasn’t the theatrics but rather the anthemic energy packed into their radio fare. Even the band’s lesser-played hits―“Caught in a Dream” and “Be My Lover,” for instance―boast some of the most glorious garage-pop riffs ever caught on tape. read more