Kevin Winter/Getty ImagesEach New Year's Eve, Alice Cooper headlines a special charity concert on Maui that also features performances by various other rock stars who either are visiting or live on the Hawaiian island. The 2015 edition of the bash, held at the Mala Wailea restaurant, included appearances by Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Sammy Hagar.
According to fan-shot video that you can check out now on YouTube, the event featured Cooper singing his hit "Poison" and a cover of The Beatles' "Revolution"; Tyler performing "Dream On" accompanied by local ukulele legend Willie K. and "Jaded"; and Hagar belting out the Van Halen tune "Poundcake." The concert also included Cooper bassist Chuck Garric singing the Motorhead classic "Ace of Spades," as a tribute to the band's frontman Lemmy Kilmister, who died of cancer on December 28. Iron Maiden bassist Dave Murray also was on hand to take part in the homage to Lemmy.
In addition, a post of The Doobie Brothers' Facebook page reveals that two longtime members of that group, guitarist Pat Simmons and keyboardist Michael McDonald, also performed at the show, as did Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. The fundraiser is sponsored by Cooper's longtime manager Shep Gordon, who co-owns the Mala Wailea; it benefits the Maui Food Bank.
U.K. newspaper The Daily Mail reports that Larry David, David Arquette and Wonder Woman actress Lynda Carter were among the celebrities who attended the bash.
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