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.
Courtesy of Keith Roth at WRAT you can now hear Dennis Dunaway and Joe Bouchard's appearance last week on 'Electric Ballroom' by clicking the links below. The show is in 4 parts and amongst many other things the guys talk about tomorrows extravaganza show at the Cutting Room in NYC which features both the Dennis Dunaway Project and Joe playing with his band the X-Brothers. D.D.P. have worked up "Hard Hearted Alice" for the show, the Satan's Sister Cigarette Girl will be selling copies of "Bones From The Yard", and Blanca the Gypsy Bellydancer will do a sensuous interpretation of "Kandahar." Richie Scarlet will also be in attendance and there may even be an extra special guest appearance by a certain gentlemen who appears on the DDP album!
Anyway, here's the links to the audio files: Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4
According to information displayed at the venue Alice Cooper will be playing at Wollongong Entertainment Centre, New South Wales, Australia on Wednesday July 18 2007. No other confirmation yet.
More mentions of 'Inmate Idle'. You can see the CNN news report here.
CBS have a report on Alice's appearance at the Fashion show the other night. You can see it here.
Friday sees The Dennis Dunaway Project and Joe Bouchard (B.D.S.) with the X Brothers performing at the Cutting Room in New York. Both bands will perform original songs as well as their BOC and Cooper Classics. The shows monster finale promises to make this a must-see event. For more info check out http://www.thecuttingroomnyc.com/. In related news Renee Dunaway's project Jetsetter have released their first album entitled 'VasoVerga'. Find out all about it at at MySpace. The CD will be available at the Cutting Room show as well.
You can check out some pics from the most excellent Eric Singer Project show at Camden Underworld last Sunday in the STUK photos section. It was a great night in front of a packed crowd. Highly recommended if you get the chance to see them. Eric's Site has some video from the tour online now as well.
There's been a fair amount of coverage over the 'American Idle' prisoner competition. CNN and NBC ('Today Show') both ran short pieces with Alice appearances. AZCentral also have an article and video. He was also on 'Good Morning Arizona'.
Alice appeared on runway at the Junker Fall 2007 Fashion Show in Hollywood on March 22nd. The L.A.-based clothing design house produces fashions with a rock n' roll edge. Check out pics here and here.
(Thanks NotSoPerfect, Petra and Clint)
According to Blabbermouth the singer of current hit band 'My Chemical Romance' Gerrard Way has been saying some nice things about Alice. "In elementary school, I had this friend who has this cooler older sister, and she loved Alice Cooper and stuff like that. She had these videos, and when I would sleep over his house she would show us all these amazing bootleg videos of live performances of Alice Cooper. I just remember being like, 'Wow, this is nuts. Like, I'd never seen any - it was, like, disturbing and really good at the same time." Many have mentioned they can hear an Alice Cooper influence on the bands latest album.
KPHO in Phoenix have a 25 minute interview with Alice online that seems to have been filmed just before the Stones show on AZ.
As forewarned, last night Swedish Radio P4 live transmitted 48 minutes from Alice's show at the Sweden Rock Festival last year. Tracks aired were Department of Youth, No More Mr. Nice Guy, Dirty Diamonds, Be My Lover ,I Never Cry, Welcome To My Nightmare, The Piece, School's Out, Wish I were born in Beverly Hills and Under My Wheels. The show is archived here.
The Alice Cooper Golf Tournament this year will be slightly different from previous years. It's one day only on Monday May 7th at the Mcormick Golf course In Scottsdale, Az. Tickets are $1,000.00 per person and admission includes Golfing, local celebs, awards lunch, silent auction, live auction and live Alice entertainment (possibly backed by Runaway Phoenix). More info at www.alicegolf.com.
Contrary to what was reported earlier this week the 'Electric Ballroom' radio show Dennis Dunaway and Joe Bouchard did this week will actually air this Sunday at 10pm EST. The guys thought it was a live transmission but it was actually prerecorded so check it out here.
According to KPHO TV, Alice will be a celebrity judge next week of a "American Idle" (yes, that's how they spell it) competition which features prison inmates showing off their "talents". The lnked article doesn't mention Alice but apparently they have mentioned him on air.
Duncan has posted some cool photos of his daughter with Alice as well as show pics from the last tour and the Xmas Pudding. Check them out here.
6th November Sheffield Hallam Arena
7th November Glasgow SECC
9th November Newcastle Metro Arena
10th November Birmingham NEC
11th November Nottingham Arena
13th November Brighton Centre
14th November Bournemouth BIC
16th November Cardiff Arena
17th November Wembley
18th November Manchester MEN
Opening bands appear to be Motorhead and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts. No tickets appear to be on sale yet. Some go on sale 9am Friday.
UPDATE: All tickets are on sale NOW using various presales
Also added to the list is the Peace and Love festival in Borlänge, Sweden between 28th and 30th June.
This Thursday, 15th of March, Dennis Dunaway and Joe Bouchard will co-guest on a BOC and Alice Cooper dedicated radio show on The Electric Ballroom on WRAT 95.9 in New Jersey.
The hour-long show will begin at Noon.
You can hear a short clip on YouTube during which Alice talks about the new album "Along Came A Spider", The clip is taken from the 'Nights With Alice Cooper' radio show.
KWCH have a short video report about the announcement that Alice will be playing the Kansas state fair. Check it out here.
Dick Wagner's new project featuring singer Wensday now has a website at www.wensdaymusic.com where you can take a listen to samples of songs from the album. He describes the record, "Torch Rock", as "a return to real music, real songs sung by a real singer. Trust me you will love this CD and will want to recommend it to your friends. The CD has been a labor of love and is my best work yet in my career." The album is written and produced by Dick, includes a new version of 'Only Women Bleed'. It's available now through AmazonUS. The record also features an appearance by another ex-Alice Cooper musician Fred Mandel.
USAToday have an article about the Rock and Roll Hall of Shame inductions and make mention of a few obvious artists missing from the Hall, including Alice.
On Thursday March 15th at 3:00pm EDT, Neal Smith will appear live on the web TV interview program "Joe Live" with host Joe Grushkin. "Joe Live" is The First Online Live Daily Talk Show. Neal will talk about his days touring with the band Alice Cooper, upcoming projects and the local Connecticut real-estate business. Tune into the program at http://www.joelive.tv/ The show will also be archived so you can watch it whenever you want.
September 17th in the USA sees the release on DVD of "Halloween.. The Happy Haunting Of America" which is a documentary about haunted houses and the Halloween season. It features an appearance by Alice amongst many others.
Eric-Singer.de has posted an hour long mp3 interview with Eric from the 'Glenn Klausner Hour' radio show during which they chat about Alice, Kiss, and a host of other stuff. Eric even mentions STUK. (Thanks Eric!)
Sleezeroxx have a new interview with dennis Dunaway online.
Calico Cooper just finished filming a cameo in Rob Zombies new 'Halloween' movie. On her website she says "It was so much fun. I'm here to tell you that Rob is as cool of a director as he is a performer. The film is going to be amazing, so make sure to check it out when it hits the big screen!" In early February, She filmed an episode of 'The Dr. Keith Ablow Show' which has yet to be scheduled.
After a few delays the Sweden Rock Festival show is scheduled to air 17th March on Sverige Radio P4.
The New Haven Avocate has a short piece on the Dennis Dunaway Project which I think I missed when it came out.
Finally a reminder that the STUK caption competition closes in the next couple of days. We had a couple of technical problems with the last four photos (the captions weren't turning up this end) so feel free to resubmit your captions to those pics, the bottom four on the page, if you submitted them in the first week or so.
Thanks to everyone who has entered so far. Jaded and I have been in stitches reading them. Results will appear on the competition page later in the week.
A reminder that the CFOU Dennis Dunaway Radio Special will begin next week on Tuesday 6th March, 7.30pm EST (12.30am UK) and it can be heard at www.cfou.ca. If you want to ask the producer, Serge, anything you can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Arizonia Republic has a short piece suggesting Alice for the next Super Bowl, which will be in Glendale, AZ.
If you check out the '69 Eyes' MySpace and their video for Never Say Die' you may, if you look real close, spot Calico Cooper in the crowd scenes.
According to a brief interview posted to YouTube the new Alice Cooper album is to be called "Along Came A Spider' (which was originally a working title for 'The Last Temptation') and is due in May when the new world tour will also begin.
(Thanks Tim and everyone else who sent the link)
The Dennis Dunaway Project and The X-Brothers (featuring Joe Bouchard) will be playing at the Cutting Room in New York on March 30th starting at 10pm. The Cutting Room is located at 19 West 24th Street.