1. Courtney Love Was Suspicious About Kurt Cobain Suicide, New Alice in Chains Book Claims

    August 03, 2015 7:13 PM EDT Courtney Love has been outspoken against police reopening the investigation into the death of her former husband and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, but she apparently had her own suspicions about the police-ruled suicide immediately following the 1994 incident. According to a new book,…

  2. Alice in Chains Deny They'll Be Extinct After 'Dinosaurs'

    April 24, 2013 9:35 AM EDT Alice In Chains will not be going the way of the dinosaur following the release of their upcoming album, so says band leader Jerry Cantrell, responding to a smattering of headlines of late. The group's fifth studio album, "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here," will be released May…

  3. Alice in Chains Ex-Bassist Mike Starr Found Dead

    March 08, 2011 6:59 PM EST Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr - who has publicly struggled with drug addiction and appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" in 2009 - has died. He was 44. "It's a terrible shock and tragedy," his father tells TMZ . Alice in Chains play "Man in the Box…

  4. Alice in Chains, Deftones, Mastdon Team For BlackDiamondSkye Tour

    April 30, 2010 6:11 PM EDT Hard rockers Alice In Chains , deftones and Mastodon are teaming up for BlackDiamondSkye, an arena and amphitheater tour that kicks off Sept. 16 in Chicago. Thursday's formal announcement of the trek -- 13 dates with more expected to be announced soon -- comes after a weeklong online…

  5. Alice In Chains "Black" and "Blue" Video Q&A

    October 21, 2009 1:29 PM EDT "We had our hearts broken by losing Layne and losing ourselves" Alice In Chains ' guitarist Jerry Cantrell says of the band's long road back from the death of singer Layne Staley in 2002. The heartbreak led the band to eventually recruit new singer William DuVall and…

  6. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT As the promo touts, to the pulsating sounds of the Knack 's most famous hit, the character of Sharona returns this week to USA's signature series, " Monk ." For those of you who don't follow the adventures of Tony Shalhoub's lovable obsessive-compulsive detective…

  7. Alice In Chains Are Back In 'Black'

    September 18, 2009 3:43 PM EDT In the midst of its first reunion tour in the summer of 2006, veteran hard rock act Alice in Chains played to a crowd of 30,000 at Portugal's Super Bock Super Rock festival. As the band performed a set of its classic cuts, a handful of fans unfurled a 25-foot-long sign that read, "…

  8. Alice In Chains Scores Elton John For Tribute Track

    August 11, 2009 12:16 PM EDT Alice in Chains thought it would take a miracle to get Elton John to play on the band's tribute record to their late lead singer, Layne Staley. But it only took a listen to the song to get the rock legend on board. "He's a really warm person," said Alice in Chains co…

  9. Chart Beat: Miley Cyrus, 3OH!3, Alice In Chains

    July 08, 2009 2:57 PM EDT 'CLIMB' COMPLETED: Miley Cyrus has spent the second half of the 2000s topping various Billboard album charts. This week, she notches her first No. 1 on the Adult Contemporary radio airplay survey. "The Climb" ascends 2-1, pushing fellow teen Taylor Swift to No. 2 after a…

  10. Alice In Chains Reunion 'Gives Way' To New Album, Tour

    July 02, 2009 10:37 AM EDT Armed with its first album in nearly 14 years, Alice in Chains singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney tell Billboard.com the band's new album "Black Gives Way To Blue," which is due out September 29 on Virgin/EMI, doesn't stray too far from the Seattle…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist is found dead in his bunk on the group's 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's performance in North Charleston, S.C. According to a spokesperson, the guitarist is found dead in his bunk on the group's 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to the group's…

  13. Alice In Chains Heading Back On The Road

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After testing the waters with a brief North American run and summer European festival dates, the surviving members of Alice In Chains will head back on the road for an extensive fall tour. After testing the waters with a brief North American run and summer European festival dates, the…

  14. Guests Join Alice In Chains At Free Show

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its Seattle hometown yesterday (May 16) with help from such local heroes as former Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil and Heart principal Ann Wilson. A reformed Alice In Chains played a free show in its Seattle hometown yesterday (May 16) with…

  15. Alice In Chains Preps U.S. Club Run

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As a tune-up for a summer on the European festival circuit, Alice In Chains will play five U.S. club dates next month. As a tune-up for a summer on the European festival circuit, Alice In Chains will play five U.S. club dates next month. As previously reported , the veteran Seattle rock act…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>The body of Layne Staley, singer of the grunge rock group Alice In Chains, is found by a relative in Staley's north Seattle apartment. Staley had been missing for two weeks.<br clear="no 2005 - American Head Charge guitarist Bryan Ottoson dies prior to…

  17. Alice In Chains Lining Up Summer Tour

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Alice In Chains has lined up more than two-dozen European dates for its first tour since 1996. The veteran Seattle rock act will return to the road beginning May 26 at the Super Bock Festival in Lisbo Alice In Chains has lined up more than two-dozen European dates for its first tour since…

  18. Alice In Chains Members Regroup For Tour

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST The surviving members of Alice In Chains are hitting the road this summer for the first time since frontman Layne Staley's death from a drug overdose in 2002. With Staley, Alice In Chains' last tour w The surviving members of Alice In Chains are hitting the road this summer for the…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Billy Corgan plays his first-ever solo acoustic show in his Chicago hometown at the Metro. The performance is filmed for inclusion on a forthcoming DVD, which also features footage from 2004 - Billy Corgan plays his first-ever solo acoustic show in his Chicago…

  20. Vedder's Staley Tribute No Longer 'Lost'

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley on the day of his death will be released on "Lost Dogs," the group's upcoming double-disc rarities collection. A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman…

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