Alice In Chains

Alice in Chains is an American hard rock band formed in Seattle, Washington in 1987. The band comprises lead vocalist, and rhythm guitarist William DuVall, lead guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney. Since its formation, Alice in Chains has released three studio albums, three EPs, two live albums, four compilations, and two DVDs. They are currently working on the first studio album recorded since the 1995 album Alice in Chains. This will be the first album from the band without former lead singer Layne Staley, who died in 2002.

Alice in Chains was one of the most successful bands from the Seattle grunge music scene, selling nearly 11 million albums in the United States alone according to the RIAA. They have had two number one albums (Jar of Flies and Alice in Chains) on the Billboard 200, 11 top 10 singles on the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, and have been nominated for six Grammy Awards.

Since its formation, the group has been closely associated with grunge music, but combine grunge with heavy metal, hard rock, and acoustic music. Alice in Chains became popular in the 1990s grunge scene, along with artists such as Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Stone Temple Pilots. The band was one of the most successful artists from the genre scene, and the Seattle area.

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