We're finally back home from the UK tour so it's time to try and catch up on all the stuff that's come through in the last week or so. But before that I'd like to thank everyone including the band, crew, backstage team and all the Sickthings we encountered or spent time with for making this years tour so much fun. We had a blast this last week and can't wait to do it all again next year!
Anyway... onto the important stuff.Blabbermouth
have posted a short video with highlights from the Classic Rock awards on November 5th and it includes a little of Alice's speech.ICWales
have a short article previewing the Cardiff show and a review
. Newcastle Journal
have show review. Manchester Evening News
has an interview and a review
. The Guardian
have a review of Brighton while Gigwise
have photos from the show. BlackVelvet
have some photos from the Wembley show and a review will appear in issue 55 of the magazine. The Mirror
has a small mention of that Alice was suffering from a cold on the recent dates. Blacklace has posted some photos from the Nottingham show here
has posted some of his pics from the tour here, and there are many many more to come from various Sickthings to keep your eyes on the STUK photo section and Bill Crowe's AliceCooperPics.co.uk.
Kyler Clarke, who is Jason Hook's guitar tech on the current tour, has posted links to a couple of rare photos over on the message board
. One is of Eric at the Halloween show when the band all wore Alice makeup, and the other is of Kyler himself checking out Lemmy's bass rig at a recent UK show. Check out his site
for more stuff about the tour.Moscow News
has a short Alice article and KissRevenge.com
have photos of Alice arriving in Moscow yesterday here
have a new interview with Keri Kelli.150DB
have a long article about Glen Buxton in French.
PsychoPat has posted his photos from the Michael Bruce show at Cooperstown here
and there are more photos of the show here
The "Movies Bloody Rock" suppliment of the December issue of Vanity Fair (USA) lists their 50 greatest sountracks ever. Number 18 is 'Dazed and Confused' of which they site the signature track as being "School's Out."
The Dennis Dunaway Project will be playing at the Knitting Factory NYC on December 21st (with the excellent 'Dimma' from Iceland flying over to support, as well as Magnesia) and New London Bank Street Cafe
on December 29th.
Neal Smith has got the Ebay
bug and is auctioning some stuff, including rare Alice Cooper items.YouTube
has a clip of Ryan Roxie performing '20th Century Boy' at a Gibson guitar clinic recently.
Eric Dover's Sextus album 'Stranger Than Fiction' has finally been released... on vinyl! The CD is due february but you can grab a limited edition vinyl version now, and when you do you will also get access to MP3 versions of all the songs just in case you no longer have a record player! Grab it here
. You can listen to smaples from the album at their MySpace