Below are the complete SickthingsUK news archives going back to 2004 when I first added news to the front page.
NOTE: The further back you go, the less likely it is that links and images will work, because the original sites no longer have the articles.


DD on the Radio Tonight 29 Jul 2018

Dennis Dunaway will be on WRAT, NJ tonight at 8PM local time co-hosting 'Electric Ballroom'. Topics will include Dennis' book, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his upcoming solo album, and Blue Coupe! You can listen to the show live here.

EarMusic have released another track from 'A Paranormal Evening' to listen to. This time it's 'Ballad Of Dwight Fry and you can stream it via YouTube.

Fox10 News have another interview with Alice from the lottery ticket launch which you can check out here.

Splice Magazine have photos from the Beasto Blanco show in Cleveland.
 

Alice Cooper Lottery Tickets 26 Jul 2018

The Arizona State Lottery have announced that there will be three new Alice Cooper scratch cards released on August 7th. The $5 cards give you a chance to win up to $50,000, and if you lose you can enter a your card for a chance to win VIP Chirstmas Pudding tickets or other Cooper merchandise. Alice says "I used to say you know you’ve made it if you’re a joke from Bob Hope on the Christmas Special (and I was).... if you were an answer on “Jeopardy”.... or if your head was on a Pez dispenser, because Pez dispensers put you up there with Captain Hook and Donald Duck and Mickey Mouse. And now being on a Lotto ticket."
AZFamily have a video with Alice announcing the new cards filmed at 'The Rock' teen center.

The Hollywood Vampires have posted an 'end of tour' behind the scenes video which you can check out on YouTube.

Nita Strauss has announced she won't be able to play the first two shows when the tour restarts in August due to her sister's wedding. She'll be back on August 6th in Kansas City.

Dennis Dunaway's book 'Snakes, Guillotines, Electric Chairs' is being released in a new paperback edition on August 14th which will feature an introduction from Alice. The new edition will have the same cover as the original, but with an added mention of Alice's introduction.

Speaking of books, Martin Popoff's "Fifty Years Of Alice Cooper' will apparently be delayed. Popoff posted that they are behind in the production process and implies the delay could be some weeks. (Thanks Evenspot)

 

A New Little Cooper 23 Jul 2018

I can't believe I forgot this earlier, but it has been a little crazy here today! Dash and Morgan Cooper welcomed Rexington “Rex” King Cooper into our world on July 21st, 2018 at 9:39am. He was 8lbs 1oz and Mom and baby are healthy and well! Rex is Alice's third grandchild! Congratulations to all the family! You can check out a few photos at Dash's facebook page.

Out and About 23 Jul 2018

As mentioned in the last news update Alice and Dennis were at the 'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' on July 16th to launch their 'Rock and Pinball' exhibit. The pair were took part in a short but amusing interview which you can check out here. Also in attendance were Sheryl Cooper, Cindy Dunaway, Shep Gordon, Rob Zombie and Piggy D! Cleveland Scene has a short article about the event.

Alice was at the '18th Annual So The World Can Hear' Awards Gala' for the Starkey Hearing Foundation last Sunday (July 15th) where Shep Godon was honoured with an award and Alice, Ryan, Glen and Chuck performed a few songs together with Robbie Kreiger of The Doors and Don Felder of The Eagles.  Forest Whitaker, Sinbad, Gloria Gaynor, Desmond Tutu, George W Bush, Tony Blair, Buzz Aldrin, Richard Branson, Ashton Kutcher and Ben Affleck were also amongst the guest list.

EarMusic have posted 'Poison' from the forthcoming 'A Paranormal Evening With Alice Cooper' live album due on August 31st. You can check it out on YouTube.

Alice plays 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction' at Loudwire and you can watch that video here.

'Dr Shocker's Vault Of Horror' is a new DVD set part of which features the host touring various haunted houses across America, and includes a presumably short interview with Alice along with other horror celebrities.

Notice to anyone on the SickthingsUK website. You'll see things have been updated, so expect a few strange glitches as I find and correct bugs. Most things should be working as expected, but there's bound to be a few things that have to be fixed. My apologies for the forum downtime over the weekend, updating just that took rather longer then I expected!

Alice And Dennis at the Hall Of Fame 16 Jul 2018

Alice Cooper and Dennis Dunaway will be at the Cleveland Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame later today for a public interview session to discuss the new Hall of Fame exhibit "Part Of The Machine: Rock and Pinball'. The exhibit will include the new 'Alice Cooper's Nightmare Castle', the original Electric Chair from 1971, and the rare Andy Warhol print Alice found last year. The event is free with admission to the museum, and begins at 12.45pm on the level 1 Klipsch Main Stage.
The 'Rock and Pinball' exihibit features many music related pinball machines, which are all playable using special Rock Hall tokens, a limited number of which are included with the price of admission to the museum, while extra tokens can be purchased in the exhibit.

 

Alice to Perform at Starkey Gala Tonight 14 Jul 2018

Shep Gordon will be honoured tonight (July 15th) at the Starkey Foundation Awards Gala at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, in Saint Paul, Minnesota with Alice also scheduled to perform at the event. The Starkey Foundation helps provide hearing aids to those who can't afford them around the world.  Alice and the Hollywood Vampires have appeared at several Starkey functions over the last few years in support of the cause.

earMusic have uploaded 'Poison' to YouTube from the forthcoming 'A Paranormal Evening' live album recorded at the Olympia, Paris last year. The double album is due out on August 31st.

The Sunday Post has an new interview with Alice today talking about Mary Whitehouse and her attempts to ban the band after seeing 'School's Out' on 'Top Of The Pops'.

Alice is due to appear on the Ronnie Wood show on AXS in the US July 18th. If you are in the US you can see a preview of the show here, but it seems to be geolocked outside North America.

Nights With Alice Cooper have posted a video interview with Alice and Joe Perry talking about Hollywood Vampires partner Johnny Depp.

Legendary producer Quincy Jones watch the Vampires perform in Montreux last week and Reuters carried a story about the show with photos etc.The Camden Adevrtiser also had a brief review of the show.

In Italy The Corriere has an article on the Hollywood Vampires, in Itallian of course.

Alice and Joe Perry will feature in a forthcoming documentary about the 'Rock'n'Roll Fantasy Camp' events that have been happening over the last few years. 'Living After Midnight: The Story of Rock Camp' will also feature interviews with The Who‘s Roger Daltrey, KISS‘ Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, Heart‘s Nancy Wilson, Slash, Judas Priest‘s Rob Halford, Jeff Beck and more. No release date is mentioned.

ZPNetwork have a new interview with Chuck Garric as Beasto Blanco set out on their short US tour. MusicLifeMagazine also have an interview.

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