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.

Revolver have posted an amusing commercial for the Golden Gods awards, which take place April 11th at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

The Music Zoo have the Signature Dennis Dunaway Fender Jazz bass available and have some very cool photos of it as well. Each bass comes with a certificate signed by Dennis. You can also see Dennis playing with his daughter Renee Dunaway at a show in Stamford a couple of years ago over at YouTube.

Roxie 77 are lined up to play at Sigurdsgatan 25 in Vasteras, Sweden on March 2nd.

MLive have an interview with Damon Johnson in advance of the Brother Cane shows later this week, which will also have Chuck Garric on bass.

CBS5AZ have an interview and a couple of photos with Dick Wagner.

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Posted on 28 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

More coverage of the Dollar Loan Center private show earlier this month. Chuck was also there, backing Alice and Gary Mule Deer (with Ron Keel on Guitar) and you can see photos and a video at the Dollar Loan site. There's also photos of Alice's appearance there last year if you scroll down. is repeating 'Download Festival 2011' (which features Alice Cooper footage of course) during March on the 1st, 3rd and 12th.

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Posted on 26 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Sky Arts have posted three clips from tomorrow night's 'Ronnie Wood Show' which airs at 11pm. The first clip shows Ronnie and Alice talking about The Stones and Detroit, the second shows Alice and Ronnie messing around on 'Wake Up Little Suzy', while the third doesn`t appear to be working for me right now!

SFGate have a report of Alice's appearance at the Dollar Loan Centre private event in Las Vegas a few days ago. The event donated $200,000 to Solid Rock and Alice appeared on stage with Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer of Kiss, Mick Fleetwood and Jack Blades of Night Ranger.

Music Legends have posted a recent interview with Dick Wagner which you can listen to here.

A couple of months back Oprah magazine featured a long article/interview about Shep Gordon which has now appeared online so everyone can see it.

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Posted on 23 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Lots of reports this morning from last night's 'Alice Cooper Bubblehead Night' at the Phoenix Coyotes game at Arena. Most repeat an Associated Press article which you can read here, but a few have something different. have a short video and interview. Dallas News have a photo of Alice on the ice. Fox Sports have a photo of Alice and his Bobblehead and RealAliceCooper posted a photo on Twitter.

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Posted on 19 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Two more shows have already been added to the Iron Maiden/Alice Cooper tour. They are Summerfest at the Marcus Amphitheater in Milwaukee, WI on 4th July and Rock Fest in Cadott, WI on July 21st. Tickets for the latter are available now.

Karen Hunter now has a page up at ReverbNation where you can listen to a few songs from her album, which feature Steve Hunter of course.

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Posted on 18 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Another new European show has been announced. Alice Cooper will be playing at Wrightegaarden in Langesund,  Norway on the 7th August. Tickets went on sale this morning for 495.00 NOK.

The amazing Roxie 77 have been added to the bill for the Skogsrojet Festival in Sweden on 10th and 11th August. Alice plays the same festival on August 10th.

Alice was at the launch of this years Revolver Golden Gods awards and you can see the press conferance here. Rolling Stone also interviewed Alice at the event which you can read here.

Glen Sobel has posted a video on YouTube recapping last years tour. Check it out here.

Houston Press has an interview with Dick Wagner and a review of his book, 'Not Only Women Bleed', which is out now in digital form from Amazon.

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Posted on 17 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Iron Maiden have announced that they will be touring North America and Canada starting June 21st and that Alice Cooper will be "very special guest" at all shows up to July 21st. This would mean Alice Cooper will be playing the following shows:
21st June - Charlotte, NC - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
23rd June - Atlanta, GA - Aarons Amphitheatre
26th June - Boston, MA - Comcast Center
27th June - Wantagh, NY - Jones Beach
29th June - Philadelphia, PA - Susquehanna Bank Center
30th June - Washington, DC - Jiffy Lube Live
2nd July - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center
5th July - Chicago, IL - First Midwest Bank
8th July - Quebec, QC - Colisee Pepsi Arena
11th July - Montreal, QC - Bell Center
13th July - Toronto, ON - Molson Amphitheatre
14th July - Sarnia, ON - Bayfest
16th July - Buffalo, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
18th July - Detroit, MI - DTE Music Theatre
19th July - Indianapolis, IN - Klipsch Music Centre
If all this is correct it means the show mentioned earlier today in Greeley obviously isn`t happening. More dates could be added. Tickets go on sale March 2nd and 3rd with the Maiden Fan Club getting pre-sales.

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Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Various internet sites are advertising Alice Cooper playing at the Greeley Stampede in Greeley, CO on June 30th. In appears tickets go on sale from 9am Saturday.
UPDATE: Obviously incorrect going by the above announcement.

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Posted on 15 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Alice Cooper will be performing at the Bonnaroo Festival on June 9th in Manchester, TN. Tickets go on sale Saturday.

NBC Sport and Yahoo Sports have a piece on the Phoenix Coyotes Alice Cooper night on February 8th.

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Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Dick Wagner will be in Italy for two weeks in order to produce an album for Italian band 'The Mugshots', which - besides four original songs by The Mugshots - will also include a cover of Alice Cooper's "Pass The Gun Around" featuring Dick on guitars, plus two songs by Dick himself: an unused Alice song and "Makin' Love In A Traffic Jam" (written by Dick Wagner & Vivian Rae). More info on the Mugshots at Dick will also apparently be appearing with the band on February 25th and you can see a flyer for the show at their MySpace page.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a quote from Alice on the death of Whitney Houston yesterday. Alice was at the Dollar Loan Center awards party at Green Valley Ranch. He said "Every single girl -- every diva -- was trying to be like Whitney. She was the Barbra Streisand of her music. She had the purest voice of anybody."

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Posted on 12 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

From Steve Hunter (via Facebook):
"Hello all my peeps and fans. I have an announcement to make. I have spent many weeks mulling this over...losing sleep. For many reasons both personal and professional I have reluctantly decided not to join Alice Cooper onstage this year. None of the reasons has to do with my health which is very good at the moment. Nor do any have anything to do with my poor eyesight, because I was able to find ways around my impairment to enable me to perform and play guitar onstage. Nor is Alice any part of the reasons I have made this decision. He is a brother to me and we share a real history. I think it’s time I move on. I have a solo album to finish among other things. I will miss all the beautiful people I met last year. I will miss glancing over to my right and seeing Alice belting out 18 again. I hope you all understand and aren’t disappointed in me. But I think I have to do this. I hope to see you all out there again one day soon. Thanks for understanding and God bless!"

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Posted on 11 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Alice Cooper will be playing the Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, OH on June 13th. Tickets go on sale February 18th at 9AM and range between $27.50 and $59.50.

According to the Hollywood Reporter Alice is to record a song for a forthcoming Paul McCartney tribute album set for release later this year. Also slated to be on the album are Billy Joel, Brian Wilson, BB King, Heart, Kiss, The Cure and many others.

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Posted on 10 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Alice Cooper will be playing the Belgium Suikerrock Festival on July 27th. Tickets are on sale now from 45 Euro.

Alice was apparently at KSLX-FM yesterday being filmed for the forthcoming documentary.

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Posted on 09 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Steve Hunter has launched his new website where you can find out about his CDs, gear and all sorts of other things. Check it out at

The official AC YouTube has posted a video of Alice at the Phoenix Coyotes game on Monday promoting the Bobblehead Night there on February 18th.

Neal Smith has made a video for "Squeeze Like A Python" from the current 'KillSmith Two' album which you can get from

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Posted on 09 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

According to TicketOne in Italy Alice Cooper will be playing Milan Civic Arena on July 30th. Tickets are E40,25 and appear to be on sale now. is now selling a cool new Alice Cooper limited edition comic book style lithogram.

Sky Arts has posted a clip from the 2nd episode of 'Metal Evolution' on their website which featuires the original Alice Cooper band and Bob Ezrin. It appears they are airing the show in the UK at 9pm tonight!

The new Casablanca album (featuring Ryan Roxie) now has an official release date of March 16th through Rocket Songs. 'May The Rock Be With You' has more background info.

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Posted on 07 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

Rockpit Australia have posted an Alice interview from October 2011 to YouTube which includes some interesting stuff.

ClassicRockRevisited have a new interview with Dick Wagner talking about his new Biography, 'Not Only Women Bleed' which is available now.

A new book is listed for publication on June 13th entitled "Welcome To My Nightmare: The Alice Cooper Story". It's written by Dave Thomson and published by Omnibus Press but no other details at the moment.

There's a new interview with Sheryl Cooper on a show called 'Portraits' up on YouTube.

Some time ago we mentioned Alice had recorded an appearance for 'The Ronnie Wood Show' on Sky Arts. The series is due to start airing February 24th at 11pm, althoug it hasn`t been announced who is on which show yet. You can see a promo for the show (with a brief shot of Alice) here.

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Posted on 06 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK

A quick reminder that Alice will be on 'Room 101' tonight on BBC1 at 8.30pm. It also appears the extended rerun due for Sunday is now not happening, but that version of the show may still be available online at the BBC iPlayer site.

Alice has been filming a part in a new Syfy channel movie, 'Bigfoot' in Seattle this week (Tuesday). The film also features Danny Bonaduce (The Partridge Family) and Barry Williams (The Brady Bunch), Howard Hesseman (Head of the Class), Sherilyn Fenn (Twin Peaks), Andre Royo (The Wire). Bruce Davidson is directing. Entertainment Weekly have a photo of Alice on set in his stage gear, so presumably he will be playing himself. Alice tweeted "Next month I'll be shooting the new SyFy films "Rattlestork VS Sasquid" and "Rhinocerat VS Grizzlybat 2: Blood at Makeout Point".

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Posted on 03 Feb 2012 by SickthingsUK
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