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.


See Alice On TV 30 Oct 2007

Alice will be appearing on the Paul O'Grady show on Monday 5th November and LostInTV.com are offering SickthingsUK fans the chance to be at the show in person. The show is filmed at the London Studios on the South Bank, London, and the nearest tube is Waterloo. You will have to be at the studio by 4pm to check in.
To get free tickets to this event just email jay@lostintv.com and quote "SickthingsUK". Tickets I'm sure are limited so be quick.

KRock 97.3 have an audio interview with Alice from a couple of days ago. The Arizona Republic has a short interview with Alice.
Daily Desert News have a short review and pics from the Fantasy Springs show.

Fans going to the Birmingham NEC show in a couple of weeks might want to check out this article, as apparently the venue is confiscating certain more "metal" items of clothing at the door.

YouTube has a promo clip for the upcoming Avantasia album which features Alice and Eric Singer. Alice is menioned in the video and Eric appears all through as he plays on all tracks on the album. The album is due in January.
(Thanks Andrew)

Click here to check out the poster for the forthcoming BB Kings (New York) show on November 9th featuring DDP, Mountain's Corky Laing (with Richie Scarlett) and an opening band called "The Nazz"!

Rare Spiders Audio 26 Oct 2007

Check out this new MySpace page which features some very rare early Spiders pics and audio.

The current (in the UK) issue of 'Classic Rock Magazine' has Alice featured as a guest reviewer. He reviews two albums by The Yardbirds. The band are also mentioned in an article on glam rock. (Thanks Sparky)

Dick Wagner and his new project 'Wensday' have been placed on the official ballot for the 2008 Grammy Awards by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Committee in nine categories.

It seems the case of mistaken identity story mentioned a couple of days ago is still going with another article about it!

The Press-Enterprise has a short interview with Alice as does MyDesert.com while Desert Morning News has a slightly longer Q & A.

Click here to check out the poster for the DDP halloween extravaganza at the Fairfield Theater.

XM radio channel the Boneyard will be repeating the Alice Cooper Halloween Takeover on halloween night at midnight ET.
(Thanks teenagefrankenstein666)

The Eric Singer Project (with Chuck Garric, Bruce Kulick and John Corabi) will be playing live in Mexico City at the Vive Cuervo Salon on Friday, December 14.

Small Stuff 24 Oct 2007

The Birmingham News have a short apology over miss-identifying Jason Hook as Damon Johnson in their recent review of the show.

TV Guide has a few words from Alice about the SpikeTV awards. Spinner.com have a photo from the show and a few words. Revver.com has a short interview with Alice as he arrived at the ceremony. For those who can't see the show on TV there is a full clip of Alice's performance up on YouTube, although the video quality is pretty poor. Ifilm have a better quality clip but it's only a couple of minutes.
For UK fans the show is scheduled to be shown on MTV One, 31st October at 9pm.

The Michael Bruce Group have a new drummer. He is Robin Horn who replaces Bob Allen. The band will be playing Cooperstown, Phoenix on November 10th.

Alice will be featured in "The Sun" UK Newspaper on 2nd November in the "Something For The Weekend" section.

Youtube has a short clip of Alice meeting fans backstage at the 'Count Jackula Ball'.

SpikeTV Video 22 Oct 2007

Check out this cool little video from the SpikeTV awards show. Alice appears towards the end and it includes a short clip of him onstage as well. Shocktilyoudrop have some pics fro mthe even as do Wireimage and GettyImage.
(Thanks Katrina)

Ian Hunter's 'Shrunken Heads' has been nominated for best new album at the British Music Awards. The album of course features Dennis Dunaway on "hand claps" which is obviously why its up for an award! Last night, Dennis attended a Birthday bash for Andy and Bobby Hilfiger at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square. Mountain played a set and then the X-Brothers played with Dennis sitting in for a rendition of "I'm Eighteen".

AL.com has two show review, the first here and the second here.

Scream Awards 20 Oct 2007

The SpikeTV Scream awards seem to have been very successful this hear with appearances by Harrison Ford, Hayden Panettiere ('Heroes'), Neil Gaiman ('Stardust', 'The Last Temptation') and of course Alice Cooper, who closed the show with all star performance of 'I Love The Dead' and 'School's Out' featuring well known Cooper fans Slash and Rob Zombie.  Recorded at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles, 'Scream 2007' will premiere Tuesday, October 23 (10:00 PM - Midnight, ET/PT). CNN have a report and IESB.com have pics.

The Farmington Daily Times have a new interview with Alice as does the Birmingham News.

Neal Sells Drums 18 Oct 2007

Neal Smith is selling his historic Mirrored Premier Drum Set. This is the very first set ever of completely mirrored drums. The set includes four bass drums: The two originals from the financial-record setting 1973 'Billion Dollar Babies' tour, and the two bass drums from Alice Cooper's 1974 Brazilian tour, for which the band held the Guinness World Records for over twenty years for the indoor concert attendance record of 125,000 people. A picture of the kit from 1973 can now be found in the pictures section of Neal's Myspace.  The kit includes 19 drums total. No cymbals will be included, but all Premier stands and hardware, including extra parts, will be included. Drums are being sold "as is." Photos to clarify their condition wil be available shortly. The buyer will pay for all shipping, or can pick them up in Connecticut. Serious inquiries only can be sent to Neal via his Myspace page. Please include your email address.

A few new DDP shows in case I haven't mentioned them already. Oct 31 2007 at the Fairfield Theater, Fairfield, CT
Nov 9 2007 at BB Kings, New York
Dec 21 2007 at the Knitting Factory, New York

CNN has a story about the upcoming Scream awards on October 23rd where Alice will apparently appear receiving the second annual Spike TV Scream “Rock Immortal Award.” Multichannel.com also has some info.

Brent Fitz will be playing drums with Alice Cooper on October 26th in Indio, California (Palm Springs) as Kiss has a private event during that time which will involve Eric Singer. You can check out Brent at his MySpace.
(Thanks Mitch)

Alice is featured in the Channel 4 list of '100 Scary Moments'. He's at number 73.
(Thanks Clint)

Alice guitarist Jason Hooks' site has been given a face lift. Check it out!

The Houston Chronicle has a short interview with Alice. The Alabama Press-Register have a preview of the Saenger show.

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