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Alice in Chains

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1987
Genre:
Heavy Metal/Grunge
Lyrical themes:
Depression, Drugs, Suicide, Death, Pain
Current label:
Capitol Records
Years active:
1984-1987 (as Diamond Lie), 1987 (as Alice 'n Chainz), 1987-2002, 2005-present
The band was started under the name Diamond Lie in 1984, which consisted of Jerry Cantrell on guitar, Mike Starr on bass and Sean Kinney on drums. After Jerry and Layne Staley met in 1987, Diamond Lie and Layne's previous band Alice 'N Chainz transformed into Alice in Chains, and the rest was history.

Alice in Chains were on an "indefinite hiatus" from 1996 to 2006. However, the group did not ...
Current
Sean Kinney Drums (1987-present)
See also: ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-The Cross Cats
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals (1987-present)
See also: Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Cardboard Vampyres, ex-Diamond Lie
Mike Inez Bass (1993-present)
See also: ex-Black Label Society, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Skin on Skin, ex-Slash's Snakepit, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-Heart (live)
William DuVall Guitars, Vocals (2006-present)
See also: Comes with the Fall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Past
Johnny Bacolas Bass (1987)
Mike Starr Bass (1987-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Khigh, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Sato, ex-Days of the New (live)
James Bergstrom Drums (1987)
Nick Pollock Guitars (1987)
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1987-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Alice 'N Chainz, ex-Class of '99, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Mad Season, ex-Sleze
Past (Live)
Scott Olson Guitars, Bass (on MTV Unplugged) (1996)
Maynard James Keenan Vocals (2005)
See also: A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Tool, ex-Children of the Anachronistic Dynasty, ex-Green Jell├┐, ex-Shandi's Addiction, ex-Tapeworm, ex-TexA.N.S.
Duff McKagan Bass, Vocals (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Velvet Revolver, Guns N' Roses (live), ex-10 Minute Warning, ex-Fastbacks, ex-Jane's Addiction, ex-Living, ex-Neurotic Outsiders, ex-Road Crew, ex-The Fartz, ex-The Gentleman, ex-Vains
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Superjoint Ritual, ex-Viking Crown, Body and Blood, Metal All Stars, ex-Necrophagia, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Enoch, ex-Eibon, ex-Samhain
Sean Kinney Drums (1987-present)
See also: ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-The Cross Cats
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals (1987-present)
See also: Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Cardboard Vampyres, ex-Diamond Lie
Mike Inez Bass (1993-present)
See also: ex-Black Label Society, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Skin on Skin, ex-Slash's Snakepit, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-Heart (live)
William DuVall Guitars, Vocals (2006-present)
See also: Comes with the Fall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Johnny Bacolas Bass (1987)
Mike Starr Bass (1987-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Khigh, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Sato, ex-Days of the New (live)
James Bergstrom Drums (1987)
Nick Pollock Guitars (1987)
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1987-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Alice 'N Chainz, ex-Class of '99, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Mad Season, ex-Sleze
Past
Scott Olson Guitars, Bass (on MTV Unplugged) (1996)
Maynard James Keenan Vocals (2005)
See also: A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Tool, ex-Children of the Anachronistic Dynasty, ex-Green Jell├┐, ex-Shandi's Addiction, ex-Tapeworm, ex-TexA.N.S.
Duff McKagan Bass, Vocals (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Velvet Revolver, Guns N' Roses (live), ex-10 Minute Warning, ex-Fastbacks, ex-Jane's Addiction, ex-Living, ex-Neurotic Outsiders, ex-Road Crew, ex-The Fartz, ex-The Gentleman, ex-Vains
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Superjoint Ritual, ex-Viking Crown, Body and Blood, Metal All Stars, ex-Necrophagia, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Enoch, ex-Eibon, ex-Samhain
Added by: Pat_H Modified by: edwild
Added on: 2002-07-22 18:47:07 Last modified on: 2014-07-11 17:07:48
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