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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:
BMG
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. The band mentioned these two prior incarnations in interviews in the early 90s, but later suggested they were separate ...
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-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Black Label Society (live), ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), 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, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Past
Johnny Bacolas Bass (1987)
See also: ex-Second Coming, ex-The Crying Spell
Mike Starr Bass (1987-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Sato, ex-Khigh, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Days of the New (live)
James Bergstrom Drums (1987)
See also: ex-Second Coming
Nick Pollock Guitars (1987)
See also: Soulbender, Tanks of Zen, ex-My Sister's Machine
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1987-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Class of '99, ex-Mad Season, ex-Sleze
Past (Live)
Scott Olson Guitars, Bass (on MTV Unplugged) (1996)
See also: ex-Heart
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (2005)
See also: ex-The Mob, The Rue, ex-Queensr├┐che, ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), ex-Spys4Darwin
Ann Wilson Vocals (2005-2006)
See also: Heart, ex-Hocus Pocus, ex-The Lovemongers, ex-White Heart
Duff McKagan Bass, Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Guns N' Roses, Hollywood Vampires (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, ex-Velvet Revolver
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Scour, Superjoint, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Viking Crown, ex-Superjoint Ritual, Bill & Phil, Body and Blood, En Minor, Metal All Stars, Metatron Nganga, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Warbeast (live), ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Necrophagia, ex-Eibon, ex-Enoch, ex-Samhain, ex-The Satanic
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-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Black Label Society (live), ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), 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, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Johnny Bacolas Bass (1987)
See also: ex-Second Coming, ex-The Crying Spell
Mike Starr Bass (1987-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Sato, ex-Khigh, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Days of the New (live)
James Bergstrom Drums (1987)
See also: ex-Second Coming
Nick Pollock Guitars (1987)
See also: Soulbender, Tanks of Zen, ex-My Sister's Machine
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1987-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Class of '99, ex-Mad Season, ex-Sleze
Past
Scott Olson Guitars, Bass (on MTV Unplugged) (1996)
See also: ex-Heart
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (2005)
See also: ex-The Mob, The Rue, ex-Queensr├┐che, ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), ex-Spys4Darwin
Ann Wilson Vocals (2005-2006)
See also: Heart, ex-Hocus Pocus, ex-The Lovemongers, ex-White Heart
Duff McKagan Bass, Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Guns N' Roses, Hollywood Vampires (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, ex-Velvet Revolver
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Scour, Superjoint, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Viking Crown, ex-Superjoint Ritual, Bill & Phil, Body and Blood, En Minor, Metal All Stars, Metatron Nganga, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Warbeast (live), ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Necrophagia, ex-Eibon, ex-Enoch, ex-Samhain, ex-The Satanic
Added by: Pat_H Modified by: Jester_DL
Added on: 2002-07-22 18:47:07 Last modified on: 2018-09-24 22:25:42