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Directed by Roboshobo, Alice In Chains new music video for “Phantom Limb” recently premiered on BitTorrent Bundle. Watch the video and unlock exclusive content, including access to an exclusive Alice In Chains Halloween tee, only available through BitTorrent Bundle. The track comes from the band’s 2013 album, The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. Watch the video inside! (more…)

This entry is part 3 of 11 in the series The Top 10 Headbanger's Ball Breakthrough Bands

3. Alice in Chains – “We Die Young”

RIP Layne Staley. I remember seeing this video and hearing this band for the first time on Headbanger’s Ball, 1990. “We Die Young” came from the debut album, Facelift,and is overlooked, but it’s one of the band’s heaviest songs. Grunge? That was a label put on Alice in Chains due to its timing and hometown of Seattle, Wash. Us metalheads never considered them “grunge.” It wasn’t until “Man in the Box” went into heavy rotation that the band took off, but this was the song that made me buy this album. The video was directed by Rocky Schenck, who later directed the music videos for “Them Bones,” “What the Hell Have I” and “Grind,” and features the band performing while various people drown in pools of blood.


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alice-in-chains-black-gives-way-to-blueReview by Greg Maki
Fourteen years after their last studio album, seven-and-a-half years after the drug-fueled death of singer Layne Staley, Alice in Chains—easily one of the best and most influential hard rock acts of the ‘90s—is back. And though there are some who will never even give themselves a chance to admit it, Black Gives Way to Blue is a stirring return. (more…)

Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains

Review by Greg Maki
Alice in Chains’ Sept. 4, 2009, show at Washington, D.C. ’s famed 9:30 Club was significant for more than one reason. Foremost, it was the band’s first night on its first tour supporting its first new studio album in 14 years. Second, singer William DuVall said he was born in the area, and both his 98-year-old grandmother and 5-month-old son were in attendance. Covering one extreme to the other, he said, this show was as much about opening new doors as it was walking through old ones. (more…)