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Trash Timeline

TIMELINE 19 - Trash

1989

January 10th `89 Alice attends Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City

March '89 Alice presents at The Grammy's at Radio City Music Hall, New York City

May 31st `89 Alice appears at the International Rock Awards

June `89 European Promotional trip.

9th-10th June 1989 Due to record for "Yakety Yak, Take It Back" (recycling advert campaign)?

May-June `89 Alice New York and LA recording Trash

June 29th `89 'Poison' video filmed in SIR Stage 3 Hollywood, CA

July 12th `89 Trash released (August 27th in UK)

July 14th `89 Alice is in Amsterdam on a further promo trip. He also visited Sweden, Finland and Germany

July 17th `89 Poison single released in the UK. It reaches No. 2 on the UK charts

July 25th `89 'Trash' released and album launch at The Cathouse in L.A.

Aug `89 Ex-KIss guitarist Mark St. John is rumoured to be joining Alice`s band for the forthcoming tour (Kerrang). It doesn`t happen.

August 27th 1989 "Alice Cooper Night" in Los Angeles, declared by the Mayor.

Aug '89 Alice is in Canada for promotional duties

Sept 1st `89 Alice appears on the 6th MTV Music Video Awards with Christina Applegate

Sept 9th '89 'Bed Of Nails' Video filmed at SIR Stage 3, Hollywood

23rd Sept(?) `89 Alice appears at the launch party for the 'Shocker` movie at the 'Hollywood Live' club in Hollywood. The soundtrack album features Alice on 'Shockdance' and co-writes another song ('Love Transfusion`) and Megadeth covering 'No More Mr Nice Guy'.

Sept 25th `89 Bed Of Nails single released

Oct `89 Final rehearsals take place in a San Fernando Valley studio 'House Of Fire' Video filmed in Valencia, CA

Oct 31st `89 Los Angeles, CA The Cathouse (Small warm-up club show)

Nov `89 House Of Fire single released

Nov 16th '89 Promotional visit to FNAC, Paris

Nov 19th `89 Zurich, Switzerland ? (canceled?)

The set for the "Trash" tour was partially inspired by the movie "Hellraiser" If you watch the 'Poison' video, there is the scene of Alice in the Chamber of Chains which is pretty Hellraisey. The 'Trash' set in turn was kinda based on that.
(Renfield, November 1995)

Nov 21st `89 Brussels, Belgium Forest National (The Awakening played at this show only. Is It My Body also played) (w/ Britney Fox) [Ticke1t][Ticket2]

Nov 22nd `89 Rotterdam Ahoy Stadium (w/ Britney Fox)('Is It My Body' played at this show)

Nov 23rd `89 London, England The Marquee (Small club show - Short show and no support) [Ticket]

To get into the show, fans had to collect rubbish in special 'Trash' black bin liners and hand them in before they could pay to get in.
Jimmy Page in the audience
There was a party in Soho after the show with several celebrity guests including Lemmy, Joey Tempest (Europe) and Tyla (Dogs D`Amour). Jonathan Ross and Ben Elton also rumoured to be there..

Nov 25th `89 Helsinki, Finland Icehall (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) - Alice plus the band had a signing session at a record shop called Mega Epe's in Helsinki during the day.

Rumour: "Alice Cooper has listed long-distance running as his interest and hobby on some occasions. He has also stated that he admires Paavo Nurmi, a former Olympic medalist runner from Finland. The 10 Finnish Marks -bill has a picture of Paavo Nurmi on it. So on the 'Trashes the World' concert in Helsinki, Finland he threw 20 Finnish mark bills to the audience instead of dollars."
(Janne T Nyman, August 1998)

Nov 27th `89 Oslo, Norway Skedsmohallen (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) ('Is It My Body' played at this show)

Nov 29th `98 Lund, Sweden Olympen Hall (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) ('Is It My Body' played at this show)

Nov 30th `89 Copenhagen, Denmark K. B. Hallen (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) ('Is It My Body' played at this show)

Dec 1st `89 Gothenburg Scandinavium (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) ('Is It My Body' played at this show)

Dec 2nd `89 Stockholm, Sweden Isstadion (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 5th `89 Glasgow, Scotland Exhibition Centre (SECC) (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 6th `89 Belfast, Ireland King's Hall (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Dec 7th `89 Newcastle, England Whitley Bay Ice Rink (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Dec 9th `89 Alice signing session at Tower Records, London

Dec 10th `89 London, England Wembley Arena (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Dec 11th `89 London, England Wembley Arena (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Dec 13th `89 Birmingham, England National Exhibition Center (N.E.C.) (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 14th `89 Birmingham, England National Exhibition Center (N.E.C.) (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Filmed and released as 'Trashes The World'
In fact, the majority of the video is from the first night (13th) with additional shots showing the audience from the back of the stage shot on the second night as the venue was much fuller the second night (it being the first show announced).
The extra interview footage for 'Video Trash' also filmed.

Dec 16th `89 Essen, Germany Grugahalle (w/ Great White and Britney Fox) [Ticket]

Dec 17th `89 Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadion (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 18th `89 Augsburg, West Germany Schwabenhalle (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 19th `89 Vienna, Austria Kurhalle Oberlaa (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 21st `89 Goppingen, Germany Hohenstaufen halle (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 22nd `89 Freiburg, Germany Stadthalle (ticket) (w/ Great White and Britney Fox)

Dec 23rd `89 Frankfurt, West Germany Festhalle "The Christmas Rock Festival '89"(w/ co-headliner Bon Jovi, Great White and Dan Reed Network)

Dec 28th `89 Ottawa, Ontario Civic Centre

Dec 29th `89 Peterborough, Ontario Memorial Auditorium

Dec 30th `89 London, Ontario London Gardens (w/ Great White)

Dec 31st `89 Toronto, Ontario Sky Dome

1990

Jan 1st `90 Sault St. Marie, Ontario Memorial Gardens

Jan 3rd `90 Sudbury, Canada Arena

Jan 4th `90 Kingston, Ontario Memorial Centre

Jan 5th `90 Montreal, Quebec Forum

Jan 6th `90 Quebec City, Quebec Colisee De Quebec

Jan 8th `90 Halifax, NS Metro Centre

Jan 9th `90 Moncton, NB Coliseum

Jan 10th `90 Sydney, NS Centre Zoo

Jan 11th `90 Fredericton, NB Aitken University Centre

Jan 15th `90 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Palace

Jan 16th `90 Calgary, Alberta Olympic Saddledome

Jan 18th `90 Vancouver, BC Pacific National Exhibition Centre

Jan 20th `90 Edmonton, Alberta Northland's Coliseum (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Jan 22nd `90 American Music Awards - Alice performs House Of Fire

Feb`90 Eric Singer replaces Jonathan Mover on drums after this show

Feb 19th `90 'Only My Heart Talkin' Video filmed at LateNight studio that burnt down shortly afterwards, LA

Feb 23rd `90 Houston, TX Music Hall (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Feb 24th `90 Dallas, TX Bronco Bowl (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Feb 25th `90 San Antonio, TX Municipal Auditorium (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Feb 26th `90 Austin, TX City Coliseum (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Feb 28th `90 Atlanta, GA Fox Theatre (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar `90 Only My Heart Talkin` released as a single in certain territories.

Mar 2nd `90 Miami, FL Knight Center (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 3rd `90 Orlando, FL ? (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 4th `90 Tampa, FL Performing Arts Center (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 5th `90 Jacksonville, FL Florida Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 7th `90 Roanoke, VA Auditorium (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 8th `90 Richmond, VA Mosque (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 9th `90 Philadelphia, PA Tower Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Mar 10th `90 Pittsburgh, PA Syria Mosque (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 12th `90 New York, NY The Ritz Club (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Joey Ramone at this show and meets Alice afterwards. Jonathan King in attendance (he`s a consultant for Epic Records at the time)

Mar 13th `90 Albany, NY Clifton Park Arena (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 14th `90 Boston, MA Orpheum (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 15th `90 Springfield, MA Paramount Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Neal Smith at this show

Mar 16th `90 Alice inducted into Metro Musicafè's Walk Of Fame in Royal Oak, MI

Mar 17th `90 Cleveland, OH Music Hall (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 18th `90 Detroit, MI Fox Theater (w/ Danger Danger)

Mar 19th `90 Detroit, MI Fox Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Mar 20th `90 Detroit, MI Fox Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 21st `90 Detroit, MI Fox Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Andy Michael brings out the flag at this show
Around this time Alice pays a visit to boxer Thomas Hearn's gym and meets Hearns

Mar 23rd 90 Chicago, IL Riviera (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 24th `90 Milwaukee, WI Riverside Theatre (w/ Danger Danger)

Mar 25th `90 St. Paul, MN St. Paul Civic Center (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 27th `90 St. Louis, MO Fox Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 28th `90 Springfield, MO Shrine Auditorium (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Mar 29th `90 Kansas City, MO Memorial Hall (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

Mar 31st `90 Denver, CO CISC (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

April 2nd `90 Spokane, WA Convention Center (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

April 3rd `90 Seattle, WA Paramount Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

April 4th `90 Salem, OR The Armory (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

April 6th `90 San Francisco, CA Warfield Theater (?) (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

April 7th `90 Los Angeles, CA Pantages Theater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

Alice presented with platinum album award at China Club, LA

April 8th `90 Riverside, CA Riverside Convention Center (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)(ticket)

April 9th `90 Las Vegas, NV (w/ Danger Danger, The Front)

April 9th `90 Alice interviewed on the Today Show for NBC with live footage from Boston show

April 10th `90 Mesa, AZ Amphitheater (w/ Danger Danger, The Front) [Ticket]

April 12th `90 San Diego, California Theatre

April 17th `90 Press Conference at 12 noon and TV interviews at 9pm at Sebel Townhouse, Sydney, Australia

April 19th `90 Canberra, Australia Canberra National Indoor Stadium

April 20th `90 Melbourne, Australia National Tennis Centre

April 21st `90 Melbourne, Australia National Tennis Centre

April 23rd `90 Sydney, Australia Entertainment Centre

April 24th `90 Sydney, Australia Entertainment Centre

April 26th `90 Brisbane, Australia Entertainment Centre New Zealand??

April 28th `90 Auckland, New Zealand MT Smart Stadium

June 22nd `90 Cleveland, OH ? (canceled) - Poster exists

Summer tour rumoured and Sam Kinison schedualed to support at this show but it never happened.

July 1st `90 Ringe, Denmark Midtfyns Festival

July 3rd `90 Christinehof Slott (castle), Helsingborg, Sweden

July 5th `90 Karlskoga, Sweden Karlskoga Festival, Nobel Stadium

July 7th `90 Oulu, Finland, Kuus Rock Festival - Clips from this outdoor gig were shown on the 1990/1991 Rockstop Alice special.

July 8th '90 Alice arrives in Paris.

July 9th `90 'Trashes The World' Video released in UK

July 9th `90 Instore appearance at Virgin Megastore in Paris

July 10th `90 Paris, France Olympia

July 11th `90 Lyon, France Theatre Antique de Fourvieres [Ticket]

July 12th `90 Cologne, Germany Sporthalle (w/ 24-7 Spyz) [Ticket]

July 14th `90 Neunkirchen, Germany Ellenfeld Stadium (w/ Running Wild, 24-7 SPYZ, Extrabreit and Roko)

July 17th `90 Zagreb, Yugoslavia Dom Sportova (w/ Pomarance)(poster)[Ticket]

July 19th `90 Athens, Greece Pao Stadium

July 21st `90 Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Sajam Hall 1

July 22nd `90 Budapest, Hungary MTK

Aug 15th '90 Alice leaves the USA for Japan.

Aug 18th `90 Sonic City, Omiya, Japan (First ever Japanese show - extra info from tour itinary)

Aug 20th `90 Tokyo, Japan, NHK Hall

Aug 22nd `90 Tokyo, Japan, NHK Hall

Aug 23rd `90 Tokyo, Japan, NHK Hall [Ticket]

Aug 26th `90 Yokohama, Japan ?

Aug 27th `90 Osaka, Japan Festival Hall [Ticket]

Aug 28th `90 Osaka, Japan Koseinenkin Hall [Ticket]

Aug 30th `90 Nagoya, Japan, Seto-Shi Bunka Centre

Oct 26th `90 Phoenix, AZ Arizona State Fair Coliseum

Oct 27th `90 (advert mentions it as a Saturday) Hollywood, CA Private appearance at Universal Studios for contest winners. Sponsored by Miller Beer the event was called "the Miller Light Halloween Haunt Party"

Oct `90 Alice reported as having started writing new material for 'Hey Stoopid' (Kerrang news article)