R.I.P. former Alice Cooper bassist Erik Scott (1948-2019)

Sad news as former Alice Cooper bassist (and also at one factor, band leader) Erik Scott died yesterday after a fight with cancer.

The following message was published on’s Facebook page by his other half Janie Mickie Scott previously the other day:

“Authorities news from Mickie Scott. It is with a really heavy heart, that I allow you know that Erik Eski Scott has lost his battle with cancer cells today. As much as the end, he had revealed his love of music as well as his deep recognition for having many gifted artists and also pals throughout his life. He was deeply relocated by the love and also assistance he obtained during his fight below in your home as well as in the medical facility. Please wish him well on his trip as well as understand that we are so grateful for your assistance, and also as Eski would certainly say, “It’s never ever bye-bye, but hang tough!””

states the adhering to about Scott‘s time with Alice Cooper (with mild edits): “Erik Scott‘s collaborate with Alice Cooper began in 1980, when he was hired as the bass player for the band’s Flush The Style globe trip. By 1981, Scott had become the band leader for Alice Cooper, as well as a writer on tunes for Cooper‘s brand-new cd Unique Forces. Scott would certainly continue composing and playing bass for Cooper via 1982, consisting of on the cd Zipper Catches Skin, which Scott co-produced, and carrying out in the TV unique Alice Cooper a Paris. Scott would certainly later on be a producer on Alice Cooper‘s 1989 compilation album Royal prince of Darkness. Scott would certainly work additionally with Alice Cooper on three compilation cds in the late 1990s as well as very early 2000s, including The Life & & Crimes of Alice Cooper in 1999 as an author, and as producer on The Definitive Alice Cooper as well as Mascara & & Monsters: The Ideal of Alice Cooper in 2001.”

Scott‘s musical career is summed up as complies with (with slight edits): “Erik Scott (birthed January 17, 1948– October 11, 2019) was an American bass guitarist, manufacturer, and also songwriter. Scott played bass for the band Flo & & Eddie in the 1970s along with Alice Cooper in the very early 1980s, for whom he also generated. In the 1990s, he was one of the beginning participants of Sonia Dada, which reached the leading setting on the Australian songs charts with their launching album. Scott was likewise the co-writer of the track Father, Papa, which was the title track for the Pops Staples‘ album of the same name, champion of the 1994 Grammy Award for Finest Contemporary Blues Album. In 2008, he came to be a solo musician as well, with his debut album Other Earths. He has actually videotaped four solo cds in overall, including the 2016 ZMR Honors Album of the Year winner In the Firm of Clouds.”

Alice Cooper‘s entire set at the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, New Jersey, USA on October 10, 1981:

Alice Cooper– Complete Concert Recorded Live: 10/10/1981 Capitol Theater (Passaic, NJ) Even More Alice Cooper at Songs Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Sign up for Songs Safe: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF Setlist: 0:00:00– Intro 0:01:57– Who Do You Believe We Are/ Model Citizen 0:07:38– Go To Hell 0:13:22– Guilty 0:17:24– I’m