1. Alice in Chains, Little Mix and John Fogerty Bound For Top Five on Billboard 200 Chart

    May 31, 2013 8:22 PM EDT Rock band Alice in Chains is set for its highest charting album since 1995 as "The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" might start in the No. 2 slot on next week's Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources forecast the album might sell around 6 ...

  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 ...

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  4. Jerry Cantrell To Be Honored By MusiCares MAP Fund

    March 22, 2012 11:40 AM EDT Jerry Cantrell, guitarist and singer from grunge metal band Alice in Chains, will be honored at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert along with Sony/ATV Music Publishing's Neil Lasher. Cantrell, whose Alice In Chains bandmate Layne Staley d ...

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

    March 08, 2011 6:59 PM EST 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    April 30, 2010 6:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 announc ...

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

    October 21, 2009 1:29 PM EDT 0 0 0 "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 ...

  8. Leaders Of The Bands

    October 20, 2009 12:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 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&# ...

  9. Alice In Chains Are Back In 'Black'

    September 18, 2009 3:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 unf ...

  10. Alice In Chains Scores Elton John For Tribute Track

    August 11, 2009 12:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  11. Alice In Chains Scores Elton John For Tribute Track

    August 11, 2009 12:00 AM 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 wa ...

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

    July 08, 2009 2:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 '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 ...

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

    July 02, 2009 10:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 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, doe ...

  14. 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 B ...

  15. 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 B ...

  16. Alice In Chains Heading Back On The Road

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  17. Guests Join Alice In Chains At Free Show

    May 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

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

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 previous ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <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 Ch ...

  20. Alice In Chains Lining Up Summer Tour

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 ...

  21. Alice In Chains Members Regroup For Tour

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 Chai ...

  22. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <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-e ...

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

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 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 Ve ...

  24. Year of the Spider

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 From the aggressive, angst-ridden tone of opener "Remedy," it's clear that Year of the Spider will be a dark, hard-rock journey. From the aggressive, angst-ridden tone of opener "Remedy," it's clear that Year of the Spi ...

  25. This Day in Music

    April 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <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. 2002 - The body of Layne Staley, singer of t ...

  26. Godsmack Out To Rock Naysayers On 'Faceless'

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Billboard.com the title of the Boston band's forthcoming third studio album "Faceless," comes from the group's perception of itself through the media. Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Bi ...

  27. Report: Staley Died Of Heroin/Cocaine Overdose

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley died after injecting himself with a heroin and cocaine mixture known as a "speedball," according to an autopsy report from the King County (Wash.) Medical Examine Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley ...

  28. Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection parapherna The surviving members of Alice In Chains have br ...

  29. Police Find Heroin Kit Near Staley's Body

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Heroin paraphernalia was found with the body of Layne Staley, the singer of the grunge rock group Alice In Chains, police said yesterday (April 21). Authorities said the 34-year-old Staley lay dead in Heroin paraphernalia was found with the body of ...