Found Photos: Alice Cooper and Motörhead in St. John’s in 1988

Recently, while perusing some archived copies of The Muse, we finally came across a photo of Alice Cooper’s fabled concert at the Memorial Stadium in St. John’s in 1988.

While this particular show was not The Coop’s first or last time on the island, it’s legendary status has much to do with the fact that the supporting act was Motörhead. February 3rd, 1988 would be the first and last time the late and great Lemmy and Co. battered eardrums on Newfoundland soil. We’ve previously shared a great bootleg cassette recording of Motörhead’s set, but it was a few years later in the pages of The Muse that we recently found our first photo.

Lemmy Kilmister leads Motörhead live in St. John’s, February 3rd, 1988.

Alice Cooper first played in St. John’s at the Thompson Student Center on MUN campus 17 years prior on March 26th, 1971. You can check out a photo from this gig via our Instagram:

Check out the only known photo of Alice Cooper’s set from the February 3rd, 1988 Memorial Stadium show, as found in the The Muse:

Alice Cooper live in St. John’s, February 3rd 1988.

Photos clipped from The Muse circa ’88.

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