Alice Cooper to Perform Entire Concert as a Hologram
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Touted as the "U.K.'s first holographic 4D rock gig," this will actually be Cooper's second time breaking a record in holographic form -- in 1973, avant-garde artist Salvadore Dali turned Cooper's likeness into the world's first 3D holographic sculpture. If you're wondering, no, R2-D2 didn't do a similar thing with Princess Leia until four years later. And that one took place in a galaxy far, far away.
The concert, billed as the Jagermeister Ice Cold Event, is timed in conjunction with Cooper's new box set, 'Old School: 1964 - 1974,' and to celebrate, Cooper even put his old band back together. It'll be the first time that band appears -- in the flesh or otherwise -- live in the U.K. since 1972. The event takes place on May 11 at Battersea Power Station.
"We couldn't resist this," says Cooper in a statement appearing on his official website. "Working with Jagermeister to appear as holograms on the other side of the Atlantic is the ultimate experience, a cutting-edge conjuring trick that celebrates the future and our history. We can't wait to see the results."
We can only assumed that by "see," he's speaking metaphorically.
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