Dick Wagner helped define an era in rock history by playing lead guitar and writing songs for Aerosmith, Kiss, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Peter Gabriel, Meat Loaf, Etta James, Ringo Starr, Tina Turner, Air Supply, Hall & Oates, Little Richard, Roy Orbison, Guns N' Roses, Tori Amos & many more. Legendary for his groundbreaking collaborations with Alice Cooper, Wagner was musical director, lead guitarist and co-writer of the majority of the icon's biggest hits and albums - including Welcome to My Nightmare, Alice Cooper Goes to Hell, Lace and Whiskey, From the Inside and DaDa. Wagner's songs and lead guitar have been featured on more than 150 renowned albums and more than 30 Platinum & Gold Records.
GIBSON.COM selects DICK WAGNER & STEVE HUNTER: TOP GUITAR SOLOS OF ALL TIME for SWEET JANE (Lou Reed, Rock N Roll Animal). Wagner-Hunter among guitar royalty Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Van Halen. http://www.gibson.com/en-us/Lifestyle/Features/top-50-guitar-solos-0922/
Hit songwriters together again DICK WAGNER/ALICE COOPER: WELCOME 2 MY NIGHTMARE - new evolution of Cooper-Wagner classic
SILAS GORE: rock/horror movie 2012 release. Wagner producing; Cooper-Wagner songs
Dick Wagner: Hit Songwriter, Leg
Nearly forty years after launching his storied and dynamic career, Dick Wagner remains a brilliant and vibrant force on the pop/rock landscape he helped create. Wagner songs and lead guitar have been featured on more than 150 renowned CD's--including 14 Platinum records, 16 Gold records, 5 Silver records & numerous BMI awards.
Legendary for his groundbreaking collaborations with Alice Cooper, for whom he was musical director, lead guitar & co-writer of the icon's biggest hits including, Only Women Bleed, You And Me, Welcome To My Nightmare, and I Never Cry, Wagner has co-written the majority of Cooper's top selling singles and albums, including more than 50 songs featured on 19 Alice Cooper albums.
Wagner helped define an era in rock history by writing songs or playing lead guitar for Aerosmith, Kiss, Lou Reed, MeatLoaf, Ringo Starr, Etta James, Peter Gabriel, Rod Stewart, Air Supply, Guns & Roses, among dozens more.