Contact Us

Alice in Chains

20 Years Ago Today: Alice in Chains Release ‘Dirt’

Alice in Chains
Frank Micelotta, Getty Images

It was Sept. 29, 1992 when Alice in Chains released their sophomore set, 'Dirt,' a brooding masterpiece that would stand as one of the '90s best works.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Anniversaries

Alice in Chains, ‘Iron Gland’ – Best Hidden Tracks

Alice In Chains
Eddie Malluk, Wire Image

Hidden in Alice in Chains' classic album 'Dirt' lies 'Intro (Dream Sequence) / Iron Gland.' The song went unlisted on the 1992 release of Alice in Chains' sophomore album and was tucked between 'God Smack' and 'Hate to Feel,' which caused the track listing to become inaccurate.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Special Features

Alice In Chains Members to Help Induct Heart at Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

Alice in Chains-Heart
Michael Buckner / Kevin Winter / Bradley Kanaris, Getty Images

Alice in Chains have a rich history with Heart, and two of the band's members have agreed to speak about the Wilson sisters at the upcoming Hollywood Walk of Fame induction.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: News

Alice in Chains – Best Reunion Tours

Kevin Winter / Karl Walter / Theo Wargo, Getty Images
Kevin Winter / Karl Walter / Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Although there was no official breakup of Alice in Chains, the band effectively split up in 1996. Singer Layne Staley had become a recluse after the death of his ex-fiancee, which caused the troubled vocalist to delve deeper into drug culture. Any hopes for a reunion were apparently shuttered when Staley died in 2002 of a drug overdose.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Special Features

Layne Staley Memorial Fund To Raise Money for Good Cause Through Seattle Marathon

Layne Staley
Frank Micelotta, ImageDirect (via Getty Images)

The spirit of late Alice in Chains frontman Layne Staley continues to inspire and influence his local community even a decade after his tragic death.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

No. 39: Alice In Chains, ‘Check My Brain’ – Top 21st Century Hard Rock Songs

Alice in Chains
Facebook: Alice in Chains

‘Check My Brain’ was featured on Alice In Chains’ 2009 album ‘Black Gives Way to Blue,’ their first album in almost fourteen years. 

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Special Features

Smashing Pumpkins Frontman Billy Corgan Dishes on Alice in Chains, Nirvana + Eddie Vedder

Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Hulton Archive / Samir Hussein, Getty Images
Theo Wargo, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Getty Images / Frank Micelotta, Hulton Archive / Samir Hussein, Getty Images

In a recent interview, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan offered his take on the grunge explosion of the '90s both praising and criticizing bands such as Alice in ChainsNirvana and Pearl Jam.

Read More

Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell Talks Sobriety in MusiCares Video Footage

Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Alice in Chains co-founder Jerry Cantrell was honored with the Stevie Ray Vaughan award for his contributions to the MusiCares MAP fund at an event on May 31. In a new video, you can hear Cantrell, former Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan and more talk about their struggles with sobriety.

Read More

Layne Staley Songs in ‘Grassroots’ Film Have Previously Surfaced

Frank Micelotta, ImageDirect (via Getty Images)
Frank Micelotta, ImageDirect (via Getty Images)

Contrary to the initial reports, the songs featuring late Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley from the film 'Grassroots' may not be on everyone's radar, but they are definitely not unknown. In fact, one of them was already released in the mid 1990s.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News

Alice in Chains – Best Animated Album Covers

Animated Album Covers
Composite

'Jar of Flies'

Is this ideally what Alice in Chains would have liked to have seen with the packaging? The initial pressing of the band's 'Jar of Flies' EP had plastic flies actually embedded in the spine of the jewel case. But the packaging was eventually changed in 1995 when it was released as a special CD Plus release with computer extras.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Special Features

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!