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Mike Inez

Mike Inez

Real/full name:
Michael Allen Ines
54 (born May 14th, 1966)
Place of origin:
United States (San Fernando, California)


A rock musician best known for his role as the bassist of Alice in Chains, Inez has also worked with other well known musical acts such as Ozzy Osbourne, Black Label Society, and Heart.

Mike Inez began his career in music by playing guitar and saxophone. Since the late 1980s, his career has consisted of the role of bass guitarist in well known hard rock bands.

In 1989, more than 50 musicians ...


Inez is of Filipino ancestry.

Auditioned to replace Jason Newsted in Metallica.

Alice in Chains

Bass (1993-2002, 2005-present)

1994 No Excuses (Single) Bass
1994 Don't Follow (Single) Bass
1994 Jar of Flies (EP) Bass, Guitars, Vocals (additional), Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 7)
1995 Alice in Chains Bass
1995 Grind (Single) Bass
1995 The Nona Tapes (Video) Bass
1996 Over Now (Single) Bass
1996 Heaven Beside You (Part 1) (Single) Bass
1996 Heaven Beside You (Part 2) (Single) Bass
1996 MTV Unplugged (Live album) Bass, Guitars (on Killer Is Me)
1996 MTV Unplugged (Video) Bass, Guitars
1997 Again (Single) Bass
1999 Get Born Again (Single) Bass
1999 Music Bank (Compilation) Bass
2000 Live (Live album) Bass
2001 Jar of Flies / Facelift / Dirt (Compilation) Bass, Guitars, Vocals (additional), Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 7)
2001 Greatest Hits (Compilation) Bass (tracks 6-10)
2008 Discover (Compilation) Bass
2009 A Looking in View (Single) Bass
2009 Black Gives Way to Blue Bass
2009 Your Decision (Single) Bass
2010 Lesson Learned (Single) Bass
2013 Hollow (Single) Bass
2013 Stone (Single) Bass
2013 The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here Bass, Vocals (backing)
2013 Voices (Single) Bass
2016 Tears (Single) Bass
2018 The One You Know (Single) Bass
2018 Rainier Fog Bass
(show all)

Ozzy Osbourne

Bass (1989-1995, 1996, 1998)

1993 Changes (Single) Bass
1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Bass (as "Michael Inez")
1993 Live & Loud (Video) Bass

Skin on Skin


Slash's Snakepit

Bass (1994-1995)


Bass (?-2002)

Black Label Society

Bass (2001, 2003)


Bass (2002-2006)

Jerry Cantrell

Bass (1998)

Hudson Cadorini

2010 Por que Não? Bass (track 2)

Jerry Cantrell

1998 Cut You In (Single) Bass
1998 Boggy Depot Bass (tracks 2, 6, 7)
1998 My Song (Single) Bass (track 3)


2006 Kiss of Death Bass (track 5)

Ozzy Osbourne

1991 No More Tears Musical direction
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Added on: 2011-04-11 01:57:56 Last modified on: 2020-07-21 21:09:34
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