Alice Cooper turned up at the 'GQ Man Of The Year 2010' awards last night (7th) in London at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. There was coverage on "Live From Studio Five" on Channel Five last night which including a brief appearance by Alice as he arrived. The Sun also has a very brief mention and photo, with another pic here. ContactMusic have a few photos.
The BBC have a brief interview with Alice on the GQ red carpet which you can watch here. The Sun have managed to make another story out of AC quotes from the GQ awards, this time about Wayne Rooney?!?! ContactMusic also has the story, this time concentrating on Tiger Woods (which seems more likely the Rooney!) with more pics, and Zimbio has a couple of pics of Alice leaving the awards.
Universal Studios and Live Nation have teamed up to offer a "combo ticket" for the forthcoming LA show on September 30th, which also includes admission to Universal Studios 'Halloween Horror Nights' which run during October and include "Rob Zombie's House Of 1000 Corpses: In 3D Zombievision".
Sky Arts 1 and Sky Arts HD in the UK will be showing three songs filmed at this years Sonisphere festival Saturday at 9pm and repeated Sunday at 12.30am, 8am and 1.30pm. The songs will apparently be 'School's Out', 'Ballad Of Dwight Fry' and 'Eighteen'.
AC.com has some new shirts up for grabs.
Lancaster Online have a show review
Apparently news sources in Finland are reporting that Alice has signed a record deal with Universal Music and that the new dvd and next CD ('Welcome 2 My Nightmare') will be released by Spinefarm UK, a daughter company of Finnish label Spinefarm (Nightwish, Children of Bodom etc.). More when I get it.
There is a new Alice Cooper tribute album coming out on Main Man records in the U.S. around Halloween. It's called "Remember The Coop - A Tribute To Alice Cooper" and it's a 2 CD set. The first CD features 20 versions of Cooper classics from "Don't Blow Your Mind" to "You and Me", while the second disc is a tribute to the 'Killer' album. The pre-order price for the double CD set is only $10.00 U.S. (plus shipping), and you can pre-order here.
What is especially noteworthy about this set is that two of the original Alice Cooper members are featured on this tribute.
Michael Bruce (backed by 'Dimma') is featured on "Under My Wheels" and "My Stars", which are remastered versions from "Alive & Re-Cooperated" recorded live in Iceland in 2002. Dennis Dunaway also appears with 'Dimma' on a brand new studio recording of "Halo of Flies".
On top of that Dennis' daughters Che Monet and Renee Dunaway each do their own tribute version on the 'Killer' disc, with Che doing "Dead Babies" and Renee performing "Killer.