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School’s Out: Alice Cooper talks shock rock, villains and success

When Alice Cooper is decapitated by a guillotine, put to death in an electric chair or hung in a straitjacket onstage, fans don’t just cheer. In fact, they pay more than $700 for a chance to be splattered with fake blood in the front rows. For nearly 50 years, the godfather …

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Review: Portland’s Modest Mouse and Mattress bring an exquisite performance to the Cuthbert

Eugene was exposed to a gale-force show of extreme performances on Wednesday night at the Cuthbert Amphitheater, provided by two of Portland’s weirdest exports: Mattress and Modest Mouse. An exquisite Modest Mouse show was preceded by the enigmatic personality of Rex Marshall, who goes by the stage name Mattress. Marshall …

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The Shins to perform at the Cuthbert Amphitheater

Returning to Eugene for the first time in over a year, The Shins are set to perform at the Cuthbert Amphitheater late this September. Supported by Tegan & Sara and Washed Out, the indie rock band will embark on a 15-date tour, backing their most recent album, “Port of Morrow.” …

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