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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Recalls Epic Prank War with Van Halen During 1991 Tour

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It's story time with Jerry Cantrell! In a recent fascinating and hilarious interview, the Alice in Chains mastermind spoke about the essential art of the prank. When two bands have been touring together for some time, pranks are bound to happen, and Cantrell went into detail about an epic prank war between Alice in Chains and Van Halen from 1991.

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No. 11: Alice in Chains, ‘Facelift’ – Best Debut Hard Rock Albums

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Though many credited Nirvana with powering the grunge movement, Alice in Chains' 'Facelift' was a pre-cursor to the 'Nevermind' album and the dark and moody harmonizing of Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell provided a signature sound for the group.

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Alice In Chains’ ‘The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here’ Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200 Chart

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Alice in Chains made their triumphant return last week (May 28) with the release of their latest offering ‘The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here.’ The new disc marks the follow up to 2009’s ‘Black Gives Way to Blue,’ and their second release since reuniting in 2005.

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Alice in Chains Drummer Sean Kinney: ‘We Honor the Past and Honor Who We Are Now’

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Ever since deciding to continue as Alice in Chains after the death of Layne Staley, the band has faced some scrutiny from their fans who were not in love with the idea. In a video interview (watch above) we conducted with Sean Kinney at Rock on the Range, the drummer goes in-depth about the subject that has divided the band's followers.

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Alice in Chains, ‘The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here’ – Album Review

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With Alice in Chains' experiencing a successful return with 'Black Gives Way to Blue,' the band cleared one very significant hurdle, and with their new album, 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here,' the veteran rockers prove they can sustain their excellence. While all the things you would expect from Alice in Chains -- sludgy guitars, haunting melodies, dark lyrics -- are on the disc, the band shows they can still put a fresh spin on their sound.

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Alice in Chains Announce Online Reddit Question and Answer Session

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Alice in Chains have done plenty of press leading up to the release this week of 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here' album, but now it's your turn to ask the questions you want answered. The band has revealed plans to take part in Reddit's IAmA online question and answer session.

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Alice in Chains, ‘Rooster’ – Songs About Soldiers

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Alice in Chains guitarist/co-vocalist Jerry Cantrell needed to look no further than his own father for inspiration for the band's hit song 'Rooster.' The title came from the nickname given to his father while he was serving in the Vietnam War.

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Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell + Sean Kinney Talk Festivals, ‘AIC 23′ Mockumentary + Rock Hall

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Alice in Chains are back with the new album, 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs' here and co-vocalist and guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney recently took the time to speak with Loudwire.

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Alice in Chains Talk ‘The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here,’ Single Success + Fan Support

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Alice in Chains are getting ready to release their second album with singer-guitarist William DuVall in the fold, as well as co-headline the upcoming Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival. The band's latest effort, 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here,' is due on May 28 and Loudwire recently had a chance to speak with singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney about the experience of putting the disc together. In the first of our two-part interview, the guys go in-depth about the recording of the effort and speak about the two breakout singles -- 'Hollow' and 'Stone.' Check out the interview below:

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Alice in Chains, Papa Roach, Volbeat, Halestorm + More Invade Kansas City’s Rockfest 2013

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On May 11, 2013, Kansas City opened its arms to the 21st edition of Rockfest, the biggest one-day music festival in the country. With 15 bands playing two stages over the course of nearly 12 hours, there was no shortage of pounding rock a

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