1. Alice in Chains to Open Guns N' Roses Las Vegas Reunion Shows

    March 02, 2016 5:28 PM EST GN'R's Duff McKagan has a long history with the Seattle band. Axl, Slash and Duff don’t need any introduction, but that doesn’t mean they’re about to enter their first 2016 reunion gigs without a seasoned opener. Guns N’ Roses announced Wednesday (March 2) via their official website…

  2. Alice in Chains Follow-Up Album Likely, Says Frontman

    September 08, 2010 9:35 AM EDT A lice in Chains hasn't started writing or set firm recording plans for a followup to 2009's "Black Gives Way to Blue," the group's first new release in 14 years. But as the group prepares to embark on its fall BlackDiamondSkye tour, singer and guitarist William…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. Chart Beat Thursday: Barbra Streisand, Foreigner, Jay Sean

    October 08, 2009 5:07 PM EDT SUPER-STREIS-ED: This week's Billboard is 200 bursting with all kinds of records. Literally and figuratively. Dating to the chart's March 24, 1956, launch as a weekly survey, not until this week had eight titles debuted in the top 10. The entire chart's sum of 43 new entries…

  6. Barbra Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 07, 2009 10:32 AM EDT While many were focused on a battle between Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" and Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" for the top slot on the Billboard 200 this week, Barbra Streisand trumps them both. "Love Is the Answer" earns Streisand her ninth…

  7. Chart Beat Thursday: Black Eyed Peas, Pearl Jam, Frank Sinatra

    October 01, 2009 2:43 PM EDT STILL HAVIN' A BALL: Days after the 2009 Major League Baseball season began, the Black Eyed Peas settled into the leadoff spot on the Billboard Hot 100, on the charted dated April 18. This week, as the campaign reaches its 162-game conclusion and October postseason glory beckons, the…

  8. Mariah Carey, Paramore Battling For No. 1 On Billboard 200

    September 30, 2009 4:29 PM EDT Fasten your seatbelts. Next week's Billboard 200 albums chart is going to be flush with new releases, including a race for No. 1 between Mariah Carey 's new "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" and Paramore 's third album "Brand New Eyes." Based on early…

  9. 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, "…

  10. 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…

  11. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:49 PM EDT A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Times Like These" that he performed as the…

  12. Kid Rock, Alice In Chains, Skynyrd Rock Detroit

    July 19, 2009 1:18 PM EDT A pair of home town stadium concerts over the weekend gave Kid Rock and a couple of his support acts an opportunity to showcase new material for the 40,000 fans who attended each show. In Rock's case it was a reflective song called "In Times Like These" that he performed as the…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…