The UK tour is over and it's time to catch up on everything that's happened over the last week or so, but first... well.. it was good wasn`t it! First the stunning Dublin shows, and then the five historic mainland shows with Neal, Dennis and Michael on stage with Alice again in the UK. I hope everyone who could get to the shows had as much fun as I did! As always there are a few thank you's: To Alice, Neal, Dennis, Michael, Ryan, Tommy, Chuck, Glen, Nita and Sheryl for putting on the best shows on the planet. To the Alice Cooper crew who work so hard to put on the show everynight. To Bujie, for what must at times have been super-human patience. To Kyler Clark for being an all round cool dude. To all the Sickthings from around the UK and the world, especially the 'Nation of Ovine', who I was able to spend time with (there is never enough). And finally the indisputable 'Man of the Year' Toby Mamis for his friendship and help above and beyond. Safe travels onwards and I hope we'll see you all again soon!
So, lets get to the news:
The Hollywood Vampires will play Samsung Hall in Zurich, Switzerland on July 3rd. Tickets are on sale now. The band will also perform at Hellfest in France which takes place between June 22nd and 24th, and there are strong rumours they *may* be at Download this year but that hasn`t been confirmed.
There's new interviews from The Scotish Sun, Dublin Nova, BBC 6 Music, and KJZZ.
Dublin Live has a report on what Alice got up to off stage in Ireland (yes, it's golf related).
Live reviews and photos come from: The Telegraph, Yorkshire Evening Post, Rockshot, The Scotsman, Birmingham Mail, Express and Star, Manchester Evening News, Lancashire Telegraph, Financial Times, and The Sun.
On his one day off in the UK Alice travelled back down to London for the opening of a multimedia art installation called 'The Adoration Trilogy: Searching for Apollo.' It’s a collaboration between The Who‘s Roger Daltrey and photographer Alistair Morrison, and it was unveiled at London’s Victoria & Albert Museum. A whole host of music legends were there including Daltrey, John Paul Jones, Peter Frampton, Donovban, Carl Palmer, Paul Weller, Bill Wyman, Tom Jones and Peter Gabriel. Reports and photos can be seen at Best Classic Bands, Daily Mail, and Rock107.
Penny Black Music interviews Steve Hunter about his new (and excellent) solo album 'Before The Lights Go Out'.
Finally this last one actually appeared just before the tour began but is too good not to mention. Fast forward to about the 17 minute mark for the cutest Alice Cooper review you will ever hear by 8 year old Chloe O'Donovan.