Alice Cooper's former bassist Dennis Dunaway to bring Blue Coupe to Hessle Town Hall
He was Alice Cooper's original bass guitarist with hair down to his waist and trousers so tight he could barely breathe.
Nowadays, Dennis Dunaway's pants might be a looser but he is still rocking out and touring the world with his band Blue Coupe, who are coming to Hessle for a rock revival.
Talking to the Mail from his home in the US, he said: "I love music, especially when it strives to do things that no one has ever imagined before.
"We're all looking forward to our first visit to Hessle. England still has a magical attraction.
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"We genuinely appreciate our audiences. They can expect a percussive hard rock sound with lots of harmonies, sound bigger than they might expect from a trio."
Dennis was just 16 when he saw "King of Twang" Duane Eddy And The Rebels perform a bone-shaking surprise set and he could not wait to tell Vince Furnier (Alice Cooper), his new best friend at school.
Dennis is among the true pioneers of the "glam rock" phenomenon and he co-wrote some of the band's biggest anthems, including I'm 18, School's Out, and Under My Wheels.
As well as a number of projects, he formed Blue Coupe alongside multi-instrumentalist Joe Bouchard, who founded Blue Öyster Cult with his brother Albert, master of drums.
Dennis, 66, said: "As friends, Joe, Albert and I had occasionally been playing music for the fun of it since 1972 when Blue Öyster Cult had opened 15 shows for the Alice Cooper group's Killer Tour.
"One day in early 2008, Albert had gotten a good offer to play two sets at a venue.
"It was on very short notice but we accepted, and that night, without rehearsing, we managed to pull two hours worth of music out of thin air."
The club was packed and the owner demanded they play more for double the money. Since then they have never looked back.
The band even played on a float in the Halloween Parade in New York City, which had an estimated crowd of more than million.
Although he is still doing what he loves, Dennis has had a tough time in the music industry and his health took a battering.
"For decades, I had dropped out of the game due to disillusionment over what I saw as betrayal of business agreements and friendships," he said.
"My health declined critically, until an extended hospital stay forced me to put things back into proper perspective.
"I promised myself that if I lived, I would start performing live again, and it was one of the best decisions I've ever made."
• Blue Coupe will play Hessle Town Hall on Friday, January 25. Call 01482 218644.