"Why don’t you let me kill you onstage? That finishes everything"
Veteran hard rock band Motley Crue are currently in the middle of an 18-month farewell tour that will mark the end of the group after 24 years.
The tour will culminate with a New Year’s Eve show at The Staples Centre in Los Angeles and, if Alice Cooper has his way, the band’s deaths.
During an interview with Australian classic rock radio station Triple M, as reported by Ultimate Classic Rock, Cooper – who has been serving as an opening act – revealed he has offered to chop off the band’s heads as a finale.
“They finish up in the United States on New Year’s, and that’s their last gig,” said the 66-year-old singer, who has been known to include guillotines in his live shows. “I told them, ‘Why don’t you let me kill you onstage? That finishes everything.’ Four guillotines, floomp! Done!”
Cooper has previously claimed there are no modern rock ‘n’ roll stars because today’s crop of musicians don’t have any “testosterone”.
“I keep looking for the 17-year-old kid who wants to hang his guitar down here and play it from his crotch, not his brain,” he said in 2012.