Alice Cooper Hires Michael Jackson's Guitarist
Johnson wrote a goodbye message to his bandmates on Facebook yesterday: "I love you, Alice Cooper. And Chuck, Tommy, Steve, and Glen. And Keri, Jimmy, Eric, Ryan, and Tommy C. With all my heart." Meanwhile Orianthi confirmed the news via Twitter ("Thanks! Gonna be a blast!"), while also confirming that she'd just that day begun recording her new album.
Orianthi is known for her hit "According to You" as well as her role as Michael Jackson's last lead guitarist. Steve Vai began singing Orianthi's praises when she was 15, and Carlos Santana took her under his wing when she was 18. Oranthi and Vai recorded the track "Highly Strung" for her album Believe in 2009. more on this story
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