Alice Cooper has announced a large-scale UK tour for later this year. The singer, who released his 22nd studio album Welcome 2 My Nightmare in September of last year, has booked in seven shows for the tour, including a Halloween date in Edinburgh. The run of shows kicks off at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on October 24 and runs until November 1, when Cooper headlines Sheffield's City Hall. Support at each of the shows will come from Ugly Kid Joe and also from former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff MacKagans band Loaded.

Alice Cooper has announced a large-scale UK tour for later this year.

The singer, who released his 22nd studio album Welcome 2 My Nightmare in September of last year, has booked in seven shows for the tour, including a Halloween date in Edinburgh.

The run of shows kicks off at Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on October 24 and runs until November 1, when Cooper headlines Sheffield’s City Hall.

Support at each of the shows will come from Ugly Kid Joe and also from former Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff MacKagans band Loaded.

Alice Cooper is also booked to headline this summer’s Bloodstock Open Air festival in August. The event at Catton Hall, South Derbyshire, will be his only UK festival appearance in 2012.

Alice Cooper will play:

Cardiff Motorpoint Arena (October 24)

Wolverhampton Civic Hall (25)

Bournemouth International Centre (27)

London Wembley Arena (28)

Nottingham Royal Concert Hall (30)

Edinburgh Usher Hall (31)

Sheffield City Hall (November 1)