Jeff Elbel - For the Sun-Times

In the music spotlight: Alice Cooper

Cooper has described his music as a blend of the Yardbirds, the Who, the Beatles, ‘West Side Story,” “Salem’s Lot,” villainy and slapstick.

In the music spotlight: Green Day

Recent reports from the Revolution Radio tour suggest that the band has the goods to deliver a rowdy rock show to rattle Wrigley’s scoreboard.