Alice Cooper & Marilyn Manson join forces

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Both have recently toured with Rob Zombie, now Alice Cooper and Marilyn Manson are joining forces for a co-headlining tour. The summertime trek dubbed the “Masters of Madness” tour, will include two stops in New England with shows scheduled for Connecticut and New Hampshire.

Cooper and Manson will perform at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut on Friday, June 21. Tickets for the show are now on sale through Ticketmaster for $35. Prior to the show in Connecticut, the two will perform at the Meadowbrook Pavilion in Gilford, New Hampshire on Thursday, June 20. Tickets for the show, which range in price from $29 to $52.50, are available through the venue’s website and box office.

On the summer tour, Cooper will continue to promote his latest album, Welcome 2 My Nightmare. Released in September of 2011, the rocker’s 26th studio effort serves as a follow-up to his hit 1975 album, Welcome to My Nightmare. Produced by Bob Ezrin (KISS, Pink Floyd), the album features an array of special guests including Vince Gill, Kesha, Rob Zombie, Kip Winger and Paterson Hood. Original Alice Cooper Band members Denis Dunaway, Michael Bruce and Neal Smith reunited on three tracks.

In November, Manson released his Slo-mo-tion Remix EP which is taken from the second single on his latest album Born Villain. Manson’s eighth studio album and first since 2009’s The High End of Low, was released in May of 2012 and features lead single “No Reflection”. It also contains a bonus track cover of Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain”, which he collaborated on with actor Johnny Depp.

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