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Former Alice In Chains Bassist Mike Starr Has Died

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Former Alice In Chains Bassist Mike Starr Has Died
Mike Starr, the onetime bass player for Alice in Chains, has been found dead at a house in Salt Lake City. He was 44. BBC News reports that police said officers responded to a call on Tuesday about a possible body at the residence but added there was no sign of foul play involved. The cause of death was not immediately known. Starr was the original bassist...

90s Alternative Rock: the Best B-Sides and Rarities

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The 90s gave us some of the purest rock music ever, and it's a testament to the quality of those bands that they were able to record dozens of solid albums and still have plenty of great rare material lying around. What follows is a list of some of the best B-sides, rarities, obscure tracks, and special releases from eight definitive 90s rock bands. Enjoy the flashback.

Alice In Chains To Release New Music?

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aliceinchains
Alice in Chains (a.k.a. the band that kicked out original bassist Mike Starr and lost distinctive doomsday vocalist Layne Staley in 2002 to an overdose and yet still calls itself Alice in Chains due to the presence of Jerry Cantrell), is hitting the road next week on a triple bill also featuring the Deftones and...

Rock Explosions at KROQ Epicenter 2009

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Street Sweeper Social Club at Epicenter 2009 Photo 13
Apparently there was an earthquake this past weekend... Epicenter? Pomona Fairplex in California. Cause? Tool, Linkin Park, and Alice in Chains, among others. August 22, 2009 marked the "first annual" KROQ Epicenter Festival, fondly referred to as KROQ's Inland Invasion in past years. This year's stellar...

Alice In Chains, Linkin Park and Tool Shake Things Up at Epicenter

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epicenterlineup
If you're in the LA area tomorrow, you might want to stop by the Pomona Fairplex and catch a few up and coming bands. Who am I kidding? You might want to FLY to Los Angeles tonight to catch some of the biggest names in music: Alice In Chains, Linkin Park, and Tool are headlining, but Wolfmother,...

Elton John To Make Guest Appearance On New Alice In Chains Album

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Elton John To Make Guest Appearance On New Alice in Chains Album
Alice in Chains will be releasing their first album, Black Gives Way To Blue, in fourteen years this September. There's a ton of buzz and excitement for the new album since they decided to have William DuVall join. However, we've just learned that Alice in Chains has asked the most unexpected guest to play on one of their tracks. Who will be making this guest...

Alice in Chains Unveils Black Gives Way to Blue

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It's been nearly 14 years since Alice In Chains released their last self-titled album, but both the band's singer-guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, say that their upcoming album Black Gives Way to Blue "doesn't stray too far from [their] influential catalog." According to Billboard, Kinney says the 11-track album continues in the Alice in Chains...

New Alice in Chains song on iTunes

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aliceinchains
Alice in Chains have released a new song entitled "A Looking In View" today on iTunes. The band, which was one of the main bands of the so-called Grunge movement in the early 1990s, was basically considered finished when vocalist Layne Staley died of an overdose in 2002. However, the surviving members of the band, which came out of the same Seattle area as fellow prominent...