Famous for the 1970s hits I’m Eighteen and School’s Out, Alice Cooper is considered one of the Godfathers of heavy metal. Born Vincent Damon Furnier in Detroit in 1948, Cooper’s career goes back to the 1960s when he was a member of the band Alice Cooper. That band released its first album in 1969, but had commercial success with their third studio album Love It to Death, which featured I’m 18 and School’s Out. Cooper launched a solo career taking the band’s name in 1975, with the album Welcome to My Nightmare - since then he has released 19 albums as a solo artist and 26 albums in total. Alice Cooper the band was inducted into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. Cooper has had a classic rock and roll life up good time and bad times, but he now counts golf as his favorite addiction. He plays six times a week.