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.
The UK tour is now in full swing but I'll try and catch up on what's been happening in the last few days.
Alice was at Wembley Arena on Tuesday where he placed his hands in the cement for a plaque on the "Square of Fame" to celebrate being the first international artist to play the venue at least once in each of the last five decades. The Examiner also cover this with a different photo and AC.com also has pics along with some additional material on other events this week.
The extended version of 'Later with Jools Holland' airs in the UK tonight and should have an extra Alice Cooper song as well as different edits of the two songs shown on Tuesday. 'School's Out' from the show can be seen on YouTube. You can vote in a Guardian poll for best live performance on the show here. Alice is currently winning but quite a margin.
A video has been posted launching this years Xmas Pudding show promotion which you can see here. This years show on December 8th will feature acts including Don Fielder, L.A. Guns, sets by Orianthi and a guest appearance by Johnny Depp joining Alice. Tickets go on sale Monday October 29th. Also check out the cool promo photo for the event at Classic Hits.
The Daily Express had a short piece on Alice losing his voice earlier this week.
'Welcome 2 My Nightmare' is to be released on limited edition transparent blood red vinyl.
Alice will be appearing on "The One Show" on BBC1 TONIGHT at 7pm. I assume it will be on iPlayer shortly afterwards.
Alice is also apparently at the Q Awards tonight according to the Huffington Post, while tomorrow he is listed as being at the premiere of the new James Bond film "Skyfall" which will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London.
According to host Danny Baker Alice will also be on his BBC Radio 5 show on the 27th October between 9am and 11am.
Lastly, "Something To Remember Me By" from 'Welcome 2 My Nightmare' is on the ballot for two grammy awards. Alice and Dick Wagner are up for both 'Best Rock Performance' and 'Best Rock Song'.
Last night Verona, NY saw the opening show of the new tour. For the sake of those not wishing to know the setlist yet I won`t list it here, but you can find it in the setlists section, while there's more info about last nights show on the forums.
Alice and Sheryl were in South Dakota yesterday (10th) to open a 6,000 square foot "rock and roll academy' created by friend Chuck Brennan of the Dollar Loan Center. Fox News reports with a few words from Alice while AP has a video report. He also got up for a version of 'School's Out' with local band Kory and the Fireflies which you can see on YouTube.
Universal have posted a video of Alice walking through this years Universal Horror Nights maze.
Nights With Alice Cooper are running a competition to win a trip for two to the Palms Casino Resort to see the Vegas show. All the details and entry form can be found here. US residents only.
The Skinny has an article by Alice about Halloween.
A new edition of the 'Old School' box set is due for release on October 29th in the UK. This version will include the 4 CDs, an eAlbum (?) and is packaged in a DVD sized 60 page year book.You can pre-order on AmazonUK now.
In what is becoming a growing trend for musicians the legendary Steve Hunter has started a 'kickstarter' campaign to help complete his new 'Manhatten Blues' with a ton of very special stuff up for grabs for loyal fans who pledge to the project, including lots of unique Alice Cooper related swag. Check out the video above and the kickstarter page for all the info and details of the various deals available. The campaign is open until November 2nd with the target set at just $5,000 so show your support, even if it's just to pre-order the CD. You know it will be great!!
Alice Cooper will be the main attraction on a "horror cruise" next Halloween between October 28th and November 2nd. The cruise sets off from Miami, FL passing through Half Moon Cay and Freeport before returning to Miami and will feature a live performance by Alice and the band. Also on the trip will be Dee Snider, directors Joe Dante, Mick Garris and Mary Lambert and actors Tony Todd, Ed Gale, Kane Hodder and R.A. Mihailoff. Prices begin at $719 rising up to $3,399 for a "grand suite". You can read more at AC.com or the official Ship Of Fear site.
The recent Sunflower Jam show at the Royal Albert Hall in London is to be released on DVD at some point.
The Myth Of Reason podcast has a new interview with Chuck Garric about Beasto Blanco.