The Godfather of Shock Rock got his jab, and he wants you to get one too.
Alice Cooper, the Hall of Fame-inducted rock icon, visited the Abrazo West Campus hospital in Goodyear, Arizona, a suburb of his hometown of Phoenix, where he rolled up his sleeve for the COVID vaccine.
In a video message, the “Poison” singer admitted he and his wife Sheryl have recovered from the novel coronavirus, but they’re now covered against another bout.
“We’re out here getting vaccinated,” he says. “We’ve already had COVID but we got vaccinated anyways.”
Team Rubicon, who Cooper quipped was one of his favorite bands, administered the shots. “Come on out,” the 73-year-old enthused. “if you haven’t been vaccinated come on out.”
During his visit to the hospital, Cooper signed autographs and thanked the volunteers and hospital staff for their good work, AZ Central reports.
Cooper has stayed active during the pandemic. Last May, he cut a single “Don’t Give Up,” which addresses the health crisis and brings it into focus for listeners. “It almost sounds like I’m threatening the virus,” he said at the time.
Cooper is prepping a new album Detroit Stories, due out Feb. 26. The set, his first since 2017’s Paranormal, features a cover of Velvet Underground’s “Rock n’ Roll and the recently-released “Social Debris”.