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.
If you go to AC.com there's a new blog post by Calico which features the story with pics behind the band dressing up in drag and going on stage with Scorpions in Russia.
According to Solid Rock the date for the 1st Annual Rock Ball has
been changed to January 29th instead of February 5th as previously announced. And in case I didn`t mention it previously the Christmas Pudding show will be held on December 19th at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix.
Rockpages in Greece have a review of the Cyprus show.
Published on October 1st, "The Stooges: The Authorized and Illustrated Story" is a biography of the Detroit band fronted by Iggy Pop and features an introduction by Alice. You can pre-order now at AmazonUS and AmazonUK.
In what is hopefully the end of the sad case about the one legged man who attacked a fan at the Southhampton show, the protagonist has now been sentenced and you can read about it here. Amusingly they title the article "Alice Copper fan spared jail over attack".
Sextus, featuring Eric Dover, play at Spaceland, 1717 Silverlake Blvd, Los Angeles, CA on August 4th. They also have new music up on their MySpace page.
AliceCooper.com has a new blog entry by Alice talking about the recent Russian dates, and the passing of Brian Nelson.
The Henry Ford Museum in Detroit is currently hosting a "Rock Stars Cars and Guitars" which features the 'Billion Dollar Babies' Lincoln, a guillotine, and one of Dennis Dunaway's bass guitars. Their site has more info and pics.
If you check out the "In The Studio" site you can listen to their 'Love It To Death' 35th aniversary show which is streaming at the moment. 'In The Studio' is a US radio show which interviews artists about a specific album. In the past they have also had shows on 'Billion Dollar Babies', 'Killer' and more.
There's a new interview with Ryan Roxie up over at Callesrockcorner promoting the new Roxie 77 album, which you should all be listening to by now!
AC.com has announced more US shows with presales starting today at 10AM. They are:
September 27th - Torrington, CT, Warner Theater
October 10th - Biloxi, MS, Beau Rivage Theatre
October 23rd, 24th and 25th - Las Vegas, NV, Orleans Hotel and Casino Showroom
The December 9th date in Schwerin, Germany also goes on sale today at 10am.
Alice appeared on WCSX radio's 'Deminski and Doyle show' a few days ago and you can hear the interview here. At first it sounds like an old interview, as the presenters go on about Alice's new album, 'Along Came A Spider', being released on July 28th and how they have an advance copy. However if you continue listening they talk about the recent events in Russia!!
Lake Times in Australia has a new print interview with Alice.
According to Nouveau Riche, Alice will be making an appearance at a Glendale college event taking place in the Renaissance Glendale Convention Center on July 16th.
More Belgium press. Het Nieuwsblad have another article about the recent show and more pics can be seen at Cutting Edge.
Ken Barr, who roadied for Alice for about 10 years, has written a book about his experiences on the road with Alice, Kiss and others. You can get a copy here.
There's a short interview with Alice from the Montreux show available here. The show appears to have been filmed (as most Montreux Jazz Festival shows are) but no news yet whether the footage will appear anywhere. ConcertsLive have some photos from the show.
Kerrang.com have posted a podcast featuring Alice, taken from 'This is who we are" show which will air tomorrow at 4pm UK time. They also have an interview to read.
Alice turned up on French news channel "BFM TV" yesterday morning in an interview recorded at Montreux
Het Nieuwsblad has a short article and some pics of the Belgium show last night.
According to German promotor KBK, Alice will be in Germany after the UK dates. The first show listed is at the Sport & Kongresshalle in Schwerin on December 9th. More dates are likely to follow.
In case you've missed it, today sees the launch of the new Roxie 77 album entitled "Two Sides To Every Story". The first four tracks are available now via Roxie77.com (in both electric and acoustic versions) with more to be released over the next few weeks. It goes without saying that it's brilliant stuff so go check it out!
A few Norwegian articles have surfaced. NRK have a cool pic and an article as well as more photos here. They also have a radio show here.
Arby's (a US resturant chain) is currrently using 'School's Out' in their advert. You can see the ad here.
Today's article in the Independent newspaper can be read online here. A rather strange interview, with various errors, by a guy who seems to dislike pretty much everything Alice has done, and entitled "Is it time for rock's oldest shocker to give up the gore?"
Scoops.co.nz has an article about the New Zealand show in September.
Alice Cooper will be featured in "The Independent" on Sunday, 5th July, and will also be on "This Is Who I Am" on "Kerrang!" Radio, Sunday, 12th July at 16:00.
Dennis Dunaway and Blue Coupe will be playing at Infinitly Hall, Norfolk, CT on August 8th. Tickets are on sale now.
The opening of Keri Kelli's new bar has been postponed due to delay's in getting some permits. It's now schedueled for the 15th July assuming all goes through by then.
Teddy Zig Zag was part of Slash's solo band who played the Quart Festival on June 30th in Kristiansand, Norway. The band were joined by both Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones amongst others during the show.
It seems the bands got up to some tricks on the last night of the Russian tour. Alice and the AC band joined Scorpions for 'Rock Me Like A Hurricane', and the Scorps joined Alice for 'School's Out', Not only that, but if a post by Scorpions drummer James Kottak is true (and we see no reason it wouldn`t be) Alice and crew turned up on stage in DRAG when Scorpions played 'Tease Me, Please Me'!!
Keri Kelli has kindly sent through some photos from the last show which you can see in the photo section now (unfortunatly none of the drag band).
According to MLive.com Alice will taking part in the ninth annual Wendy's Charity Classic LPGA Legends Tour pro-am at the Country Club of Jackson on Aug. 10, the day before he plays Jackson County Fair.