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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Having watched this on the TV several months ago,i was stunned at the lacklustre audience reaction,having been at the Halloween Special in Glasgow,i knew how that gig went down,Glasgow crowd mad for it as usual,the opening 40 mins one of the best audience reactions ever,until 'Halo Of Flies' killed it stone dead,more of that later.Here though the audience seems on auto pilot from the off,i'd given the benefit of the doubt re the sound mix for the tv broadcast,but its the same here,indeed at times you can easily forget that theres a crowd here,either that or they have been mixed to oblivion.

Given that its not that long since the previous live disc(Theatre of Death),it was a surprise that Alice chose to release another,so a re vamp of the set list was anticipated,and so it was ,slightly, welcome returns for the likes of 'Brutal Planet','Hey Stoopid','Elected' and 'Muscle of Love',sadly the overlong 'Halo of Flies' killed the atmosphere stone dead,most simply didnt get it,like wise the rare appearance of 'Clones',bemused looks all round where i was sitting,as a long term fan , i loved it but for most it seemed too much and momentum built up lost,sadly the live recording echoes this.

For the most part the sound quality is excellent,some may not like the drum heavy production,i do,its a decent album rather than outstanding,,the running order faithful to the show,highlighting its disjointed state,probably only for completists 3.5 stars
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 25 July 2013
I saw the live concert from which this album was taken on Sky 129 last year.
Really really great, lots of classics, 18, Halo of flies ect.
and some more modern tracks too.
Very pleased!
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
on 7 July 2012
I had the opportunity to see this show at Sheffield in 2011 ... and I absolutely loved it from the Vincent Price intro to Under My Wheels (Clones, and Halo Of Flies included. ;))

Unfortunately this release seems to have been incredibly badly mixed. Most of the band seems to have gone AWOL at different times during post production and as much as I appreciate hearing Chuck Garric's bass and Glen Sobel's drums I would have loved to have been able to pick out more of the guitar work by Steven Hunter, Tommy Henricksen and Orianthi all of whom seem to have been, for huge swathes of the show, almost mixed into oblivion. Most of the backing vocals, which always add to the texture of an Alice show have been mixed to a barely audible level (Feed My Frankenstein being an obvious example off the top of my head) and at times even Alice himself seems to have gone missing in the production!

All in all a disappointing release for, in my opinion, a fantastic show. This simply wasn't a patch on the previous years release of Theatre Of Death from Hammersmith. I guess I'll be sticking to my DVR'd copy of the TV broadcast of No More Mr Nice Guy at Alexandra Palace. 5 stars for the setlist, 2 stars for the production, therefore a 3-star average rating for the release.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 20 September 2013
This is personally one of the best albums of Alice Cooper. His live shows are sublime and have a story in it.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on 12 December 2012
Alice Cooper never fails to satisfy,and this wonderful ''Live''Album is no exception,all the songs you know and love,plus a''live''DVD of the show!this wonderful artiste puts the so called competition to shame,a real value for money package,recorded with a brilliant young band that really were on fire,absolutely unbeatable,this is one small reason that the genius that is''Alice Cooper''is a true legend.Will the real Godfather of Glam Rock and Punk take the stage....Get this album now,you'll be glad you did!
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on 2 April 2012
Over the years, America's shock rock hero has had various ups and downs in his career, but it's fair to say that the man has never lost it, certainly not with the event of his new album Welcome 2 My Nightmare, and now, to cement this in place, with this brilliant concoction of true classics as well as contemporary ones!

Having been at the Alexandra Palace to see this very concert (you can here me scream "YEEEEEEEAAAAHHHH!!!" around 5 seconds into "Clones"!!!), I can promise all avid fans, first timers, chance buyers or whoever you may be that his recent No More Mr. Nice Guy tour provides all the glorious grandeur that Alice has been well known for over the years, and this being the absolute pinacle.

Stampeding through all the ultimate classics such as "I'm Eighteen", "Feed My Frankenstein" and "Poison", not to mention the obvious slices of rock gold that are "Poison" and "School's Out", as well as some modern hits such as "Brutal Planet" and, from his new album, "I'll Bite Your Face Off", Alice swaggers through some defining moments of his career, showcasing his rock genius in all its glory. The key performances here have to be the climactic "Halo of Flies" and a genuinley heart-renderring "Only Women Bleed", for which the audience go totally ecstatic! The cherry on the cake though must surely be his stunning performance of "Fire" alongside "the most frightening creture in rock and roll... Arthur Brown"; a truly definitive moment for Sickthings as well as Alice himself!

Overall, this is totally, without a doubt, one of the best live rock albums to be released in years; alongside drummer Glen Sobel and guest guitarist Orinathi, Alice is fighting fit and truly shows that this time it really is No More Mr. Nice Guy!
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6 of 10 people found the following review helpful
on 29 March 2012
Alice Cooper always puts on a great live show and usually any live cds are top quality but in this case I feel that the mix and production of this concert is quite poor. Alice also seems to be struggling with his vocals on this recording. All in all not a bad cd but definately not one of his best.
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3 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Im giving this one star for the content, the sound is appalling considering there are three guitarists on stage the soundtrack appears to be mixed in mono with no separation on the instruments. There are better live recordings out there go for one of those instead, this will be for people who want to own everything Alice had committed to disk or vinyl only.
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on 26 May 2015
brilliant live
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on 15 January 2015
terrific
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