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.
Nightwatcher has a new interview with Neal Smith at his site here.
Don't forget Alice is on the 'Late Late Show' again tonight, hopefully the performance of "Vengeance Is Mine" he recorded when there a month or so back.
UPDATE: The show website has been changed showing Alice's performance for TOMORROW's show.
Eric Singer will be appearing on Saturday, September 27th at Mother's Music "The Drum Shop" in Edmonton. Although the site doesn't indicate a time, it is from 3pm to 5pm (according to a VUE magazine newspaper advert). It seems to be free of charge.
After this Eric proceeds to do more in-store appearances at:
September 28th Lethbridge, AB - Note-Able Music
October 1st Regina, SK - Long & McQuade
October 6th Hamilton, ON - Pongetti's Musical Instruments
October 7th Newmarket, ON - The Arts Music Store
October 8th Oshawa, ON - Long & McQuade
October 11th Ottawa, ON - Long & McQuade
October 17th Halifax, NS - Long & McQuade
October 18th St. John, NB - Long & McQuade
October 19th Mocton, NB - Live Wire Record Expo
October 21st St. John's, NF - Long & McQuade
For more details on these events, please contact the stores directly.
For info on the Live Wire Expo call (506) 383-9473.
There's a new statement from Alice posted to the Solid Rock Foundation site in which Alice comments on the current status of 'The Rock' amongst other things.
There's a one page comic strip in the German music magazine 'Unclesally's" #139 about Alice. You can get the magazine in a lot of German record stores, bars and clubs for free, or check out the .pdf file here.
The Metro has a short article taking quotes from 'Golf Monster'.
Obsidian Fox Photography has some nice live pics online here.Nev has posted some cool photos here.
Two new magazines are hitting the shelves in Italy with Alice content. Italian magazine 'Metal Maniac' for September (#9) has Alice on the cover and inside, and the Italian version of 'Metal Hammer' also has an Alice feature.
Ryan Roxie has two Gibson guitar clinics coming up in Sweden in Bergeforsen on September 19th and Sundsvall at Pipeline on September 20th.
A quick update on what's going on with Steve Hunter. Steve has just completed his latest European tour with Lou Reed, performing the 'Berlin' album live. The DVD of the movie and CD of the live soundtrack to the movie will be released in the UK around October 21st (September 30th in the USA). There's a new CD out now called 'Short Stories' which is a collection of rock, blues and mood music, available on CDbaby and downloadable on his MySpace and iTunes. He has completed three separate interviews for 'Guitar World' magazine and a new in-depth interview for 'Vintage Guitar Magazine' will go out in the December/Jan issue. Lastly a book in tablature format of Steve's arrangements on 'Hymns For Guitar' is in the pipeline for the end of the year.
Alice will apparently be appearing at the Viper Room in LA on Monday 15th September as part of a 'Rock Band 2' promotional event. It appears he will be in a plastic guitar battle with Sebastian Bach!!
According to a posting by Keri Kelli, Alice and the band will be on the 'Late Late Show' again on September 29th. Presumably this will be the performance of 'Vengeance Is Mine' which was recorded but not aired for the show earlier this week but that's just a guess.
'Nights With Alice Cooper' is running a competition to win DVD sets of the second series of 'Dexter'. As usual they won't allow anyone outside the US to take part. On Wednesday 17th September they will be repeating Alice's interview with Michael, Dennis and Neal from last year.
Sweden will apparently now be getting the radio show from tonight and every saturday there after on Rock Klassiker 106.7.
iCity.se in Sweden has a short article on Ryan Roxie here.
Last.FM have a listing for a new show on December 2nd in the Czech Republic at Rondo.
Alice's appearance on 'The Late Late Show' has now turned up on YouTube. The band performed two songs for the show but in the end 'Elected' was aired instead of the previously announced 'Vengeance Is Mine' which will hopefully air at a later date.
LiveDaily has an interview with Alice. They have also posted the original audio of the interview.
The Washington Times suggests 'Elected' for the presidential hopefuls theme song.
Radio station KDKB (where 'Nights With Alice Cooper originates) have launched their 'Cooper Cash' promotion again starting Monday, September 22nd. All you need to do is listen to 93.3 KDKB for your name at 7:30am, 11:30am, and 3:30pm to win. More info here.
Julie Jackson has posted her photos from 'Rock The Bayou' on Facebook here and here.
Eric Singer will be making an appearance at the Kiss convention on October 19th in Moncton at Marty LeBlanc's record expo in the Fundy Room of the Crowne Plaza hotel on Main Street before he plays with Alice in the evening. More info here.
Backstage Auctions have more Alice memorabilia coming up for auction soon. The 'David Fishof All Access Rock Auction' will feature a collection of rare memorabilia, including signed guitars, posters and ephemera from the British Rock Symphony Tour. Keep an eye on their site for info.
Rumour has it Slash appears in the forthcoming video for 'Vengeance Is Mine' which was recently completed.
There's a new magazine on the stands in the UK from 'Metal Hammer'. The special issue concentrates of 'Slipknot' but also covers other "Shock Rock" artists and has a nice four page feature on Alice along with oither mentions. The current normal issue of 'Metal Hammer' also has a review of 'Along Came A Spider'.
Beginning September 15th, WNOR FM99 in Norfolk,VA, will be broadcasting all 5 hours of 'Nights With Alice Cooper' nightly.
The official Alice Cooper Myspace page has confirmed the news posted here on August 22nd that Alice will be on the "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" on September 10th. They add "Along with an interview, Alice and the band will be performing the song 'Vengeance '."
'Gothic Beauty' magazine #26 has a page long picture of Alice and a interview.
The Dennis Dunaway Projects great cover of Spinal Taps "Big Bottom" is featured on another tribute album entitled "Heir Apparent", a tribute to 80's hair bands. They have a MySpace page here.
This last one is probably too late (as I've only just seen it) but you can hear Renee Dunaway on the Electric Ballroom (as mentioned a few days ago) at WRAT.COM tonight (Sunday September, 7th) at 10 p.m. EST.
Check out this amusing advert for Samsung HDTV's featuring Alice!
There's a new Alice interview at the Arizona Star here. Tuscon Citizen has a shorter interview. The Las Vegas Sun also has an interview, this one with a cool cartoon Alice.
Ink19 has a review of 'Along Came A Spider'.
Win Alice's Pants (again!). Alice has donated signed pants and a photo to be auctioned tomorrow by Operation Interdependence, a nonprofit group that sends items and notes to U.S. military men and women serving overseas. More info here.
Renee Dunaway will be featured on 'Electric Ballroom' at WRAT 95.9 in the next few days. More when I have it.
Issue 33 of 'Fireworks' UK magazine has a review of the album and a page and a half interview with Ryan Roxie.
The October issue of 'Record Collector' has a half page of Alice with reviews. It also has a page about music to TV adverts by features the Mastercard ad with School's Out.
The Italian version of Rolling Stone Magazine has a large feature of Alice in the September issue.
According to Uncut Alice will have his version of a Status Quo album cover up for auction! "The celebs have created their own versions of classic Quo single and album covers and all money raised at the Bonhams auction on November 5 will go to The Prince's Trust."
EW has a list of 25 cult movies which includes 'The Decline Of Western Civilization Part 2" and has an Alice pic (starting at #23 in the gallery).
Check out another of Chuck Garric's projects, 'The Barons', over on Myspace where you can take a listen to them.