Alice Cooper’s ‘Paranormal’ tops charts around the world

Alice Cooper (photo by Rob Fenn)

Alice Cooper and earMUSIC are celebrating the chart success of “Paranormal.” The album was produced by longtime Cooper collaborator Bob Ezrin for earMUSIC, the rock label part of the Edel AG group, which markets and distributes the album worldwide through its international network. “Paranormal” features guests such as Larry Mullen (U2, who plays on nine of the 12 new songs), Billy Gibbons (ZZ Top), Deep Purple’s Roger Glover, as well as a highly anticipated mini-reunion of the original Alice Cooper band members.

Alice Cooper will join up with Deep Purple beginning Saturday, Aug. 12, in Las Vegas. Tour highlights include The Greek in Los Angeles on Aug. 13 and Jones Beach on Aug. 26. Listen to samples of each track from the album and take a look at “Paranormal’s” chart positions around the world and Alice Cooper’s full North American tour dates below.

United States
#6 Soundscan
#32 Billboard Top 200
#3 Rock
#1 Hard Music Albums
#28 Top Digital Albums
#3 Current Physical Albums
#3 Internet Albums
#1 Independent Chart

Some of the chart positions achieved by the album so far are among the highest for Alice Cooper in the past 30 years:

Germany: #4 (highest charts entry in 45 years since the classic “School’s Out”).
Australia: #4 (highest chart entry in 39 years).
Belgium: #5
USA: #6 current album charts (#32 Billboard 200, #1 Hard Music Albums, #3 Current Physical).
UK: #6 (highest chart entry in 23 years) / #1 Rock Charts #1 independent Charts.
Sweden: #6 (highest charts entry in 28 years since the smash hit album “Trash” in 1989).
Finland: #9 (best charts entry ever) #1 physical album sales.

On release date, “Paranormal” climbed the iTunes rock charts at #1 in 12 countries and the Top 5 in 20 countries.

Tour dates with Deep Purple:
Aug 12 – Chelsea Theater at The Cosmopolitan – Las Vegas, NV
Aug 13 – The Greek – Los Angeles, CA
Aug 15 – AK Chin Pavilion – Phoenix, AZ
Aug 16 – Isletta Amphitheatre – Albuquerque, NM
Aug 18 – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion – Houston, TX
Aug 19 – Gexa Energy Pavilion – Dallas, TX
Aug 21 – Chastain Park Amphitheatre – Atlanta, GA
Aug 23 – Jiffy Lube Live – Bristow, VA
Aug 24 – BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ
Aug 26 – Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre – Wantagh, NY
Aug 27 – Xfinity Center – Boston, MA
Aug 28 – P.N.C. Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
Aug 30 – Klipsch Amphitheater – Indianapolis, IN
Sept 01 – KeyBank Pavilion – Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 02 – Molson Canadian Amphitheatre – Toronto, ON
Sept 03 – DTE Energy Music Theatre – Detroit, MI
Sept 06 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – Chicago, IL
Sept 08 – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre – St. Louis, MO
Sept 09 – Blossom Music Center – Cleveland, OH
Sept 10 – Riverbend Music Center – Cincinnati, OH


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