July 10th, 2014
The record companies and management want you to write on the road. Like, OK, when are you supposed to write the fucking album? Between the catering and soundcheck, or between the interviews and catering? I mean, we’re always throwing riffs around and jamming, but the thing is we’d only write songs about tour buses and catering, so we’ve gotta go home, experience life and reconnect with our families. I have a wonderful wife. I walk in the door and she hands me a dog-shit shovel and says, ‘The dog yard is over there, rockstar. Get to work.’
Alice in Chains’ Mike Inez on approaching the end of their world tour
July 2nd, 2014

Joel McHale rocks the backwards baseball cap/Alice in Chains T-shirt combo in the new horror flick Deliver Us from Evil. BuzzFeed says he’s the best part of the movie.

Related: McHale’s celebrity grunge playlist, featuring AIC’s “Man in the Box” and more.

May 14th, 2014
April 28th, 2014

Watch Alice in Chains perform Facelift's “Confusion” live for the first time in more than 20 years, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Friday. (H/T AlternativeNation.net)

April 3rd, 2014

Paul Rachman, director of Alice in Chains’ “Man in the Box” video, tweeted this creepy behind-the-scenes shot of himself and eyes-sewn-shut guy.

(Source: twitter.com)

March 4th, 2014

Listen: Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell is the latest guest on the Mohr Stories podcast. (H/T AlternativeNation.net)

February 1st, 2014

NFL video: Seattle rock legends Duff McKagan and Jerry Cantrell discuss the magic of their city and how that unique civic character has rubbed off on both Seattle’s music scene and football team.

January 25th, 2014
Alice in Chains' Jar of Flies came out 20 years ago today. It was the first EP ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Alice in Chains' Jar of Flies came out 20 years ago today. It was the first EP ever to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart.

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