Alice in Chains by Alice in Chains
Alice In Chains: Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell (vocals, guitar); Mike Inez (bass); Sean Kinney (drums).Recorded at Bad Animals, Seattle,... Read More
Alice In Chains: Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell (vocals, guitar); Mike Inez (bass); Sean Kinney (drums).Recorded at Bad Animals, Seattle, Washington."Grind" was nominated for a 1996 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance."Again" was nominated for a 1997 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.Personnel: Jerry Cantrell, Layne Staley (vocals, guitar); Mike Inez (bass guitar); Sean Kinney (drums).Audio Mixer: Toby Wright.Recording information: Bad Animals, Seattle, WA.Photographer: Rocky Schenck.Much like the overcast and murky weather that Seattle is known for, Alice In Chains' music is dour, plumbing the darker side of life that's cluttered with dashed hopes and inner turmoil. The group's self-titled third album continues along this path, peppered by Layne Staley's nihilistic lyrics and guitarist Jerry Cantrell's weighty playing. Minimize
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29 Reviews from Epinions.com
Nov 12, 2006
You'd be well advised not to plan my funeral before the body dies...
Pros: Complex...meaningful...depressing... and as always, the stunning vocals of Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell
Cons: Don't expect to get "into" it really quickly
Let the sun never blind your eyes / let me sleep so my teeth won't grind... Read More at Epinions.com
May 4, 2005
AIC Goes Out With A Bang!
Pros: Twelve passionately played masterpieces in one little package.
Cons: That Alice In Chains had to end their career so abruptly.
Alice In Chains is a beautiful, heartfelt rock album that no fan of the genre should be without. Read More at Epinions.com
Nov 17, 2004
The Frontier Men and Their 3-Legged Expedition
Pros: All 12 songs are good, great lyrics, and diverse.
Cons: Takes patience to understand and appreciate its greatness.
If you have patience and are a hardcore Alice in Chains fan, then this is a must have. Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 12, 2006
One of the most Under-rated Albums from the 90's
Pros: Layne Staley, Unconventional Songwriting, Depressed Atmosphere
Cons: Not for Everyone
Must Buy, nuff said... Read More at Epinions.com
Aug 5, 2003
And you must change patterns all we trained.
Pros: Great songwriting & thoughtful lyrics, as usual!
Cons: Does take time to get into this one.
This may not be the best effort by AIC but in no way is it inferior.All you need to admire this Album is Good Taste in Music and some Patience. Read More at Epinions.com
Jul 19, 2004
Yeah, it's over now, yet I can breathe somehow.
Pros: The band's greatest album; a fitting swan song.
Cons: Not that I can tell.
Truly one of the great unsung albums of the nineties. Read More at Epinions.com
Dec 4, 2001
Awesome trip into the abyss of grunge
Pros: its an alice in chains record and is completely awesome
Cons: none, duh its an alice in chains record
just another piece of the puzzle that helped to create the great band alice in chains, crucial set of songs for their career Read More at Epinions.com
Jan 12, 2000
Last but not Least
Pros: AIC at their best
Cons: neon cover may cause brain damage Read More at Epinions.com
Feb 3, 2000
Jan 2, 2006
a great outro (unfortunately) for the band
Pros: alice in chains kept the same sound, and i liked that sound
Cons: due to staley untimely death AIC didn't continue to make albums Read More at Epinions.com
Mar 31, 2005
Not An Album to Brush Away
Pros: Memorable singles plus some other enjoyable tunes
Cons: Very tough to get into
A bit too experimental, but very good nonetheless Read More at Epinions.com