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.

Alice Cooper is keeping busy while in London this week. He will apparently be hosting a couple of hours on Planet Rock on Sunday night featuring halloween type songs. He will also appear on "The Andrew Marr Show" on BBC One at 09:00 on Sunday.
Then on Tuesday 2nd November Alice will turn up on 'Daybreak', ITV1's morning show.
If all that isn`t enough there is also a chance he will also turn up on Radio Two's 'Electric Proms' tomorrow at

The Mirror has a short interview with Alice today. He's also featured in this weeks 'Metro' magazine which is available in the greater London area.

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Posted on 29 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Various sources are reporting that again Alice has had his luggage go missing when arriving in the UK, this time a bag containing props for the show! Check out the story at the Express, and AceShow Biz.

Alice will be broadcasting his 'Nights With Alice Cooper' radio show live from London (at 06:00 GMT until 09:00 GMT) on 29 October, on Planet Rock.

Also look out for mentions of Alice in the  "The Times", "The Sun" and the December issue of "Mojo".

Time Out magazine in London features a two page spread on Alice and the Roundhouse shows which you can see at

Alice Cooper turned up briefly on 'Later... With Jools Holland on Tuesday night with the promise of more on the Friday show. He also apparently turned up on 'Dancing with the Stars' in the USA a few days ago along with Brett Michaels and Dee Snider!

Chuck Garric, bass player for Alice Cooper, still has a few places for  Bass guitar lessons during the Theatre of Death Tour this November.
Learn your favorite Alice Cooper songs and get a chance to learn them with Alice Coopers Bass player Chuck Garric.
During your One hour lesson you'll get A ONE and ONE instruction going over the basics of learning to play the Bass. Chuck will also go over learning songs, jamming with your own band and how to prepare for auditions.
Price for the 1 hr lesson is $125 US. Your lesson also includes a Chuck Garric Pick Pack set ( 3 - 4x6 photos and 3 -Guitar Picks) And a personal photo with you and Chuck after your lesson (please bring your own Camera).
You can sign up for your lesson by checking tour dates. If we're in a town near you. Please e mail Chuck at

The Examiner has an article about the original 'Greatest Hits' album while Blog Critics takes a look at 'Love It To Death'.

Backstage Auctions have some more rare Alice memorablia up for grabs.

1995 show "The History Of Rock And Roll' will re-air on True Entertainment Sky Ch 188 with the 1970s episode tonight at 7pm.

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Posted on 28 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Congratulations to Dennis Dunaway and Blue Coupe! Their new single "You (Like Vampires)", written by John Elwood Cook, is nominated for the Best Rock Song Grammy. The song can be heard on ITunes or Pledgemusic.

The Official AC YouTube channel have posted a video showing them making of the new 7" single version of 'Keepin' Halloween Alice'.

Alice and Rob Zombie were interviewed by 97.1 The Eagle on saturday and you can see the video on YouTube.

Planet Rock are offering the chance to win a signed copy of the new 'Theatre Of Death DVD.

Kick Acts has a review and photos of the Nashville show.

Ruta66 magazine in Spain has Alice on the front cover and a interview with the man talking about his famous friends and the forthcoming album. To order a copy email

Alice Cooper's appearance on the legendary Johnny Carson 'Tonight Show' is coming out on DVD as part of a 15 disc set. Alice is on episode 18.

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Posted on 26 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Steve Hunter was amongst the guests at the Nashville show the other night and joined the band for 'Eighteen' and the 'School's Out' finale. Pop star Ke$ha threw out a balloon and also in attendence were Tom Petersson of Cheap Trick and Kip Winger!

This years Xmas Pudding lineup has been announced (and I don`t think I mentioned it yet). It includes Alice Cooper and his original band, Rob Zombie, Don Felder of The Eagles, Night Ranger, Cheech Marin, Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, and Glen Campbell. Tickets go on sale October 29th.

Alice features in a new Saturn advert in Germany which you can check out here. There are some promo stills here.
(thanks Pitta)

Post And Courier has a short interview with Alice.

Alice can be see in the trailer for 'Mother Of Rock: Lillian Roxon" which is a documentary about Max's Kansas City, the famous New York club.

New live reviews can be seen at the Baltimore Sun, Heavy Metal Addiction, and the Roanoak Times.

New show pics are at CTNow, Fangoria, and Flickr (with more pics of Steve Hunter on stage),

Caller has an article about the Corpus Christie show.

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Posted on 23 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Limited Edition VinylFrom
"We are pleased to announce that we are going to be releasing a limited edition 7" single of Alice's song, "Keepin' Halloween Alive!" We will only be pressing 2,300 units on special Glow In The Dark Vinyl! Of those 2,300 only 1,450 will be available for sale, in the U.S. ONLY! The remaining copies will be used for promotional materials and pre-orders in the U.K and the U.S. to promote the release of Alice's new DVD, "Theatre Of Death." in the U.K.
The limited edition vinyl will be available direct from for US fans starting Thursday (10/21) evening at 5:00pm CST. UK & International links coming soon, We will only be able to ship to the U.S. Sorry, no international orders will be accepted from"
Side A: 'Keepin' Halloween Alive'
Side C: I Love The Dead (Live) from 'Theatre Of Death' DVD/CD.

Damon Johnson will be taking part in a performance by 'Black Jacket Symphony' on December 17th at the Workplay Theatre in Birmingham, AL. 'Black Jacket Symphony' recreate classic albums live, in this case AC/DC's 'Back In Black'.

The uncensored video for 'Poison' is still causing problems, this time down in Australia where it was aired in a McDonalds.

Charleston Daily Mail has a short interview with Alice.

Baltimore Sun, Worcester News Telegram, and Classic Six have show reviews while the Boston Phoenix and Soundspike have photos.

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Posted on 19 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Boston Herald, Baltimore Sun, Tulsa World, Washington Post, all have short interviews with Alice.

CTNow have photos from the Mohegan Sun show while the Hartford Courant has a review.

Apparently the 'Theater Of Death' DVD hit the US Billboard music video charts at number 9.

Music Cycle have a report about the forthcoming album 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare'.

According to Music News Peter Frampton will guest host 'Nights With Alice Cooper' this week.

Ryan Roxie is releasing a new acoustic recording of the brilliant 'When I See God' and you can catch the new video on his YouTube page and download the song here.

STV have a cool video report about Peter McLean of Scots Tribute band Gallus Cooper.

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Posted on 17 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

According to DigitalSpy Alice Cooper will appear on the halloween edition of 'Strictly Come Dancing' on BBC1.  'The rock and roll icon will sing a "classic bloodcurdling track" on the Sunday night results show on October 31 (at 6pm). Cooper will be joined on the dancefloor for his performance by the Strictly pros.' Luckily most of us in the UK will probably be at the Roundhouse when it's airing, so make sure you set your recorder!

The Baltimore Sun has a short interview with Alice.

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Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

There appears to be a new Michael Bruce 2 CD compilation album just released on 'Great American Music' entitled 'Be My Lover: The Michael Bruce Anthology'. It features a variety of songs from Michael's solo releases both studio and live. You can order from AmazonUS and AmazonUK who also have a full track list.

WGN America seem to be repeating there 'Monsterous Munster Mash' on Halloween. This is a marathon of Munsters episodes with links by Alice. Presumably this is a repeat from last year with the same Cooper links. It runs from 10am to 7pm ET. has some cool photos from a recent show. 

St Louis Examiner has a show review with photos with another one here.

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Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Dennis Dunaway will guest on the Lou Molinaro Indi C101.5 Radio Show at 1 p.m. on Wednesday October 13th You can listen in here. has a few celebrities paying tribute to Alice Cooper.

Gail Worley has a little extra info about the original band playing on the forthcoming album.

BackToRockville and the Kansas City Star review the Kansas show. Riverfront Times reviews the St. Charles show, while the Trib-Today cover the Youngstown show.

Pentagraph catches Alice and Damon playing golf.

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Posted on 10 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Billboard has a few words with Alice about the Hall Of Fame nomination.

The Aquarian has a short article about Hall of Fame and Alice's overdue nomination (warning strong language on this one) has a short interview with Alice as well as an article about an Alice Cooper fan and his collection.

Pantagraph have an interview with Rob Zombie, in which he continues his praise for Alice and his influence, as well as a comparison between the two artists.

Further to yesterday's mention of the new Blue Coupe digital single, 'You (Like Vampires)', you can now download the track from Amazon for just 99 cents.

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Posted on 07 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Each day will be airing a different track from the new DVD 'Theatre Of Death: Live At Hammersmith 2009' starting today with 'School's Out'.

According to Alice is taking part in something called 'Post Season Survivor' in an attempt to win $10,000 for charity.
The contest begins Thursday, October 7th and continues until all contestants are eliminated or through the end of the baseball postseason.

According to Antimusic VH-1 are to update some of their classic 'Behind The Music' shows, re-titled 'Behind The Music: Remastered' and Alice Cooper's episode is one of the ones listed for transmission on October 30th.

Blue Coupe (featuring Dennis Dunaway) are releasing a digital single entitled 'You (Like Vampires)' which is taken from their forthcoming album 'Tornado On The Tracks'. You can see the video to the song here and buy the single here. The band of course also features Joe and Albert Bouchard, most famously from Blue Oyster Cult. You can get all the info at

Another of Dennis' band, The 5th Avenue Vampires, are featured on CFOU 89.1 show 'Rock Revele' on October 26th at 7.30pm EST. You can listen in to the show in their website.  The show will be in French and English.

The October issue of Lufthansa magazine (the airlines inflight magazine) has a Alice Cooper front cover and 12 pages inside, some of which you can see here. Not sure if there's any way to get a copy other then to fly with them though!

NoiseCreep has a review of the LA show. Salt Lake City Tribune has some words about that show. has a short Alice quote.

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Posted on 06 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

Mitch Lafon's new interview with Neal Smith following the Hall of Fame nomination is up now on Brave Words. In it he mentions the original band have been working on tracks for the new Alice Cooper album ('Welcome 2 My Nightmare"), as well as the likeyhood of them playing both the Hall of Fame ceremony if they are inducted, as well this years Xmas pudding show in Phoenix.

Classic Rock Revisted meanwhile have been chatting to Dennis Dunaway about the Hall of Fame with some interesting answers.

LAist have a show review with photos. Orange County Register also have a show review.

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Posted on 04 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK

As is to be expected there has been a ton of press mentioning the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nomination, but most of it simply repeats the announcement and/or Alice's statement so I won't try and list it all. Of more interest is some words from Neal Smith at Brave Words (with full interview to follow), in which he also mentions that the original band will be playing at this years Xmas pudding show, and Dennis Dunaway appearing on WJCU tonight at 8.30 EST on their 'Metal On Metal' show.

The Wall Street Journal also has a brief quote from Neal about the genesis of 'Black Juju'.

Alice will be doing a signing session when he's in Germany in November at the Saturn Markt. No date seems to be listed on the website but there is a video.

Calico Cooper was apparently at this years Eyegore awards in LA and is quoted at the Daily Titan.

Alice has donated an autographed guitar to the Arizona Farm Bureau charity auction.

The Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas has an 'Alice and Ozzy" show running as part of their October Frightfest. The show runs three times a night from Tuesday to Saturday on the Main Street Stage and features the "music and stage antics of Alice Cooper And Ozzy Osbourne in a rocking tribute show"..

For anyone interested there is a STUK review of the new 'Theatre Of Death: Live At Hammersmith 2009' DVD/CD now up in the reviews section. It was well worth the wait (the DVD, not the review!).

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Posted on 01 Oct 2010 by SickthingsUK
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