1. Jerry Cantrell Shares 'A Job To Do' From 'John Wick' Sequel: Exclusive First Listen

    February 09, 2017 8:00 AM EST It’s good to have nice neighbors. It’s even better when your neighbor is a composer who asks you to write a song for a movie with him.  So discovered Alice in Chains ’ Jerry Cantrell , who has written “A Job To Do,” the end-title song to John Wick: Chapter 2 with Tyler Bates, who also scored…

  2. Dimebag Darrell Tribute Led by Dave Grohl, Phil Anselmo, Members of Metallica, Slayer & More

    January 23, 2016 4:10 PM EST “I’m here for one guy, one reason, Dime,” Zakk Wylde told Billboard when asked what brought him out to Hollywood’s Lucky Strike Bowling to take part in Friday’s “Dimebash,” a tribute to late Pantera guitarist “Dimebag” Darrell Abbott. 'Dimebag' Darrell: 10 Years Later, a Look Back…

  3. Members of Alice in Chains, Jane's Addiction Heading to Rock Fantasy Camp

    March 28, 2014 9:37 AM EDT The Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp will take an alternative turn this summer. Hot off a pre-Rock and Roll Hall of Fame edition with Kiss' Gene Simmons and Tommy Thayer, the Las Vegas-based camp will bring in Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell, Stone Temple Pilots six-stringer…

  4. Alice in Chains Started From Scratch on 'The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here'

    May 30, 2013 10:00 AM EDT The members of Alice in Chains are anxious for fans to know that their brand-new album, "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here," is, in fact, completely brand new. Though the quartet talked about unused songs for 2009's "Black Gives Way To Blue" -- AiC's first new…

  5. 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…

  6. Mike Starr Remembered by Alice in Chains Bandmates, Rockers

    March 09, 2011 9:20 AM EST A lice in Chains members Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney have spoken out about their former bandmate and bassist Mike Starr, who was found dead Tuesday (Mar. 8) in a house in Salt Lake City, Utah. "Jerry and Sean are mourning the loss of their friend and ask that the media respect their…

  7. 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…

  8. Bret Michaels Gets Busy With Miley Cyrus, 'Celebrity Apprentice'

    March 04, 2010 10:21 AM EST Poison is on a pre-planned break this year, but frontman Bret Michaels isn't having trouble finding other folks to work with -- including Miley Cyrus and his fellow cast members on the new season of "Celebrity Apprentice." Michaels and Cyrus have traded guest appearances for…

  9. 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…

  10. 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, "…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds of fans panic while trying to catch a…

  14. New Metallica Album To Arrive On A Friday

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, "Death Magnetic," will be released worldwide off-cycle on Friday Sept. 12. No reason was given for the switch from a traditional Monday/Tuesd Like its predecessor "St. Anger," the new Metallica album, …

  15. Metallica Confirms New Album Track List

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. Metallica has confirmed the track list for its upcoming album, "Death Magnetic," due in September via Warner Bros. The one title sure to set off discussion…

  16. Navarro, Sorum And Cantrell Lead Roxy Rock Jam

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday night (May 1) for a jam session that found the likes of Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath and Matt Soru A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday…

  17. Farrell, Morello, Slash And More Rock For Recovery

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slash, Tom Morello, Jerry Cantrell, Perry Farrell, MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Jakob Dylan, Joseph Arthur, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, Ours and others banded together last night in New York for a concert Slash, Tom Morello, Jerry Cantrell, Perry Farrell, MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Jakob Dylan,…

  18. Morello Trek To Feature Harper, Slash, Keenan

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The New York show is a previously announced show benefiting Road Recovery and will feature Slash, Jerry Cantrell and Wayne Kramer of MC5. As was tipped here earlier this month, Tom Morello is once again combining politics and music on the road with his upcoming Justice Tour. The long-time…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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