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Alice in Chains

Country of origin:
United States
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1988
Genre:
Heavy Metal/Grunge
Lyrical themes:
Depression, Drugs, Suicide, Death, Pain
Current label:
BMG
Years active:
1987 (as Mothra), 1987 (as Fuck), 1987-1988 (as Diamond Lie), 1988-2002, 2005-present
Pictured from left to right: Sean Kinney, Mike Inez, William DuVall, and Jerry Cantrell.

The beginnings of the band can be found in 1987 when Jerry Cantrell's band Diamond Lie and Layne Staley's band Alice 'n Chains both broke up. Layne and Jerry started the band together in 1987. First under the name Mothra, then Fuck, and finally, Diamond Lie, which they suggest is a different band from the ...
Current
Sean Kinney Drums (1988-2002, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-The Cross Cats
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals (1988-2002, 2005-present)
See also: Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Cardboard Vampyres, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Fuck, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Mothra, ex-Phoenix, ex-Raze
Mike Inez Bass (1993-2002, 2005-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, William DuVall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Bl'ast!, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Past
Mike Starr Bass (1988-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Khigh, ex-Sato, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Days of the New (live)
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1988-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Alice 'n Chains, ex-Class of '99, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Fuck, ex-Mad Season, ex-Mothra, ex-Sleze
Past (Live)
Scott Olson Guitars (acoustic) (2005)
See also: ex-Heart
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (acoustic) (2005)
See also: ex-The Mob, The Rue, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), ex-Cross + Fire, ex-HDW, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-Tempest
Wes Scantlin Vocals (2005)
Maynard James Keenan Vocals (2005)
See also: A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Tool, ex-Children of the Anachronistic Dynasty, ex-Green Jellÿ, ex-Shandi's Addiction, ex-Tapeworm, ex-TexA.N.S.
Patrick Lachman Vocals (2005)
See also: ex-Damageplan, ex-Eleventh Hour, ex-Gargoyle, ex-State of the Art, Diesel Machine, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-Halford, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Killswitch Engage (live), ex-Burn It All, ex-Error 7, ex-Pile of Heads, ex-The Mercy Clinic
Ann Wilson Vocals (2005)
See also: Heart, ex-Hocus Pocus, ex-The Lovemongers, ex-White Heart
Duff McKagan Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Guns N' Roses, Levee Walkers, 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, ex-Hollywood Vampires (live), ex-Mad Season (live)
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Scour, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Superjoint, ex-Viking Crown, ex-Superjoint Ritual, Bill & Phil, Body and Blood, En Minor, Metal All Stars, Metatron Nganga, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Necrophagia, ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Warbeast (live), ex-Amicuss, ex-Eibon, ex-Enoch, ex-Samhain, ex-The Satanic
William DuVall Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Comes with the Fall, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, William DuVall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Bl'ast!, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Sean Kinney Drums (1988-2002, 2005-present)
See also: ex-Jerry Cantrell, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-The Cross Cats
Jerry Cantrell Guitars, Vocals (1988-2002, 2005-present)
See also: Jerry Cantrell, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Cardboard Vampyres, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Fuck, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Mothra, ex-Phoenix, ex-Raze
Mike Inez Bass (1993-2002, 2005-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, William DuVall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Bl'ast!, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Mike Starr Bass (1988-1993)
(R.I.P. 2011) See also: ex-Humbucker, ex-Khigh, ex-Sato, ex-Sun Red Sun, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Gypsy Rose, ex-Days of the New (live)
Layne Staley Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1988-2002)
(R.I.P. 2002) See also: ex-Alice 'n Chains, ex-Class of '99, ex-Diamond Lie, ex-Fuck, ex-Mad Season, ex-Mothra, ex-Sleze
Past
Scott Olson Guitars (acoustic) (2005)
See also: ex-Heart
Chris DeGarmo Guitars (acoustic) (2005)
See also: ex-The Mob, The Rue, ex-Queensrÿche, ex-Jerry Cantrell (live), ex-Cross + Fire, ex-HDW, ex-Spys4Darwin, ex-Tempest
Wes Scantlin Vocals (2005)
Maynard James Keenan Vocals (2005)
See also: A Perfect Circle, Puscifer, Tool, ex-Children of the Anachronistic Dynasty, ex-Green Jellÿ, ex-Shandi's Addiction, ex-Tapeworm, ex-TexA.N.S.
Patrick Lachman Vocals (2005)
See also: ex-Damageplan, ex-Eleventh Hour, ex-Gargoyle, ex-State of the Art, Diesel Machine, ex-Dr. Mastermind, ex-Halford, ex-DevilDriver (live), ex-Killswitch Engage (live), ex-Burn It All, ex-Error 7, ex-Pile of Heads, ex-The Mercy Clinic
Ann Wilson Vocals (2005)
See also: Heart, ex-Hocus Pocus, ex-The Lovemongers, ex-White Heart
Duff McKagan Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Duff McKagan's Loaded, Guns N' Roses, Levee Walkers, 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, ex-Hollywood Vampires (live), ex-Mad Season (live)
Phil Anselmo Vocals (2006)
See also: Down, Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals, Scour, Arson Anthem, ex-Christ Inversion, ex-Pantera, ex-Superjoint, ex-Viking Crown, ex-Superjoint Ritual, Bill & Phil, Body and Blood, En Minor, Metal All Stars, Metatron Nganga, ex-Eyehategod (live), ex-Necrophagia, ex-Razor White, ex-Southern Isolation, ex-Warbeast (live), ex-Amicuss, ex-Eibon, ex-Enoch, ex-Samhain, ex-The Satanic
William DuVall Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (2006)
See also: Comes with the Fall, Giraffe Tongue Orchestra, William DuVall, ex-Awareness Void of Chaos, ex-Bl'ast!, ex-Madfly, ex-Neon Christ, ex-No Walls
Added by: Pat_H Modified by: Renatoletra
Added on: 2002-07-22 18:47:07 Last modified on: 2021-10-12 18:06:50