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.
More new shows:
June 30th - Minsk, Belerus - Dvorets Sporta
July 2nd - Kiev, Ukraine - Dvortets Sporta
July 12th - Limassol, Cyprus - Palais de Sports
September 4th - Auckland, New Zealand - ASB Theatre
There also appears to be a slight change in the Russian dates which I will check out and update when it's confirmed.
UPDATE: It's confirmed there are a couple of minor date changes to the Russian shows. See right for updated details.
Trivia Time: This week's episode of US show 'The Amazing Race' is entitled "He Made Me Look Like Alice Cooper"
Never too young to rock and roll. Seacoast Online have an article about young Sickthing Alyssa Herries who had a personal meet and greet with Alice in Boston during rehearsals, dressed in full AC costume.
More Australian dates have appeared. This looks like the full tour, which is going under the title 'Alice Cooper's Theatre Of Death Tour'. Full list is as follows:
August 18th - Wollongong, Win Entertainment Center
August 19th - Gold Coast - Convention And Exhibition Center
August 21st - Newcastle - Newcastle Entertainment Center
August 22nd - Brisbane - Brisbane Convention Center
August 24th - Sydney - Sydney Entertainment Center
August 26th - Canberra - Royal Theater
August 28th - Melbourne, Palais Theater
August 29th - Adelaide - Thebarton Theater
September 1st - Perth, Challenge Stadium
UPDATE: Alicecooper.com will be running a pre-sale for all the Australian shows starting at midnight Monday 27th April.
Golf Digest has a short interview with Alice. Also in golf news Alice will be appearing April 30th at the '1st annual Jack Open Golf Tournament & Party' to be held at the Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine, CA. More info here.
Blue Coupe will be playing at the Orange County Choppers 10th Anniversary Bash on April 26th in Newburgh, NY. While we're talking Blue Coupe, there's some photos from the recent Canadian tour up here, and there will be more in the STUK photo section shortly.
Dennis Dunaway has again teamed up with Icelandic band Dimma. This time they have recorded a cover of the AC/DC classic 'It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock And Roll)' as a bonus track for a new AC/DC tribute album. More details can be found on MySpace.
The latest edition (#90) of Scottish golf magazine 'Bunkered' has 6 pages of Alice content.
Love Bang, who feature ex-Alice guitarist Eric Dover, have released an album of archive material recorded at Ardent in 1992-93. It is currently available on iTunes, Amazon, Broadjam, etc.
It appears a new Alice Cooper action figure is on it's way. Several sites are listing 'Music Superstars', a series of 3.5 inch "non-articulated, highly detailed figures representing some of the music World's most famous superstars" and Alice is included. The figure is due August 31st.
More US shows have been announced (and the ones we knew are confirmed). New shows are:
August 2nd - Toledo, OH - Centennial Terrace
August 4th - Clearfield, PA - County Fair
August 7th - Kansas City, MO - Ameristar Casino
According to SolidRock Alice will be appearing at the "Taste of the Coming Alice Cooper - Solid Rock 'THE ROCK' Teen Center" festival on Saturday, May 9th, at Grand Canyon University's amphitheater behind Ethington Hall. Entry is free, including food, beverages, contests, and games.
The event will be from 11:00AM - 7:00PM. The festival will also feature Halo of Flies, Runaway Phoenix, Justin Unger, Atlas, Desinee Quinn, No Longer Together and comedy from Mike "Blackjack" Wilson.
Amazon are taking pre-orders for a 2010 Alice Cooper calendar, which they list as due August 1st and includes a few of the excellent 'Along Came A Spider' promo shots. You can pre-order from AmazonUS or AmazonUK.
With the news that Damon Johnson has rejoined the Alice band for this year's tour, we caught up with him to find out why his back, and what else is happing in his world at the moment. You can check it out here.
'Drummer magazin' in Germany has a new interview with Eric Singer, but it's in German. Some cool photos as well.
The Sioux Falls show mentioned a few days ago is now listed on the Fair site as August 13th.
Alice has been announced as returning to the Montreux Jazz festival, where the last DVD was filmed, on July 8th. Tickets are on sale now.
Alice has also been announced as playing the Sioux Empire Fair, at the WH Lyon Fairgrounds, Sioux Falls, South Dakota between the 11th and 16th of August, although I haven`t found anything confirming which day Alice will be there.
Alice was at the 38th annual Kraft Nabisco Championship Celebrity Pro-Am, Tuesday, March 31, and Wednesday, April 1 at Dinah Shore Tournament Course, Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage in Palm Springs. Parts of it were apparently televised.
Slam Sports has a few words from Alice about his appearance on Wrestlemania III.
Star of TV show 'Will and Grace' Eric McCormack has come out of the closet and admitted to being a big Alice Cooper fan! He told NJ.com "Fans will come up to me and I'll think, 'Here comes a 'Will and Grace' question.' But, no, they want to talk about 'The Outer Limits'. I've been a huge fan of Alice Cooper and I finally met him the other day. He said, 'I just saw you on 'The Outer Limits' last night.' So there I was talking about my one episode appearance with Alice Cooper." In fact Eric was so impressed at meeting Alice he also mentions it in another article at Metro (in the side box).
Kerri Kelli and the 'Big Ball Stars' had a surprise guest at their recent show in LA at Club Vodka. Billy Idol jumped on stage and sang with them on songs including Van Halen's 'Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love' and his own 'Rebel Yell'. You can see some footage on Youtube.