Alice in Chains is an American rock band that formed in Seattle, Washington in 1987. The band's original lineup consisted of vocalist Layne Staley, guitarist Jerry Cantrell, bassist Mike Starr, and drummer Sean Kinney.
Alice in Chains is known for their unique sound, which blends heavy metal, grunge, and alternative rock. Their music often features dark, introspective lyrics and complex harmonies, and is characterized by Cantrell's signature guitar riffs.
Some of Alice in Chains' most popular songs include "Man in the Box," "Rooster," "Would?," and "Nutshell." The band's second album, "Dirt," which was released in 1992, is considered one of the defining albums of the grunge era.
Alice in Chains faced numerous challenges throughout their career, including the death of Staley in 2002 from a drug overdose. However, the band has continued to release new music and tour, and they remain highly respected within the rock community.
In addition to their music, Alice in Chains is known for their distinctive visual style, which often features dark, surreal imagery. The band has won numerous awards and accolades throughout their career, including several Grammy nominations.
Alice in Chains' music continues to be highly influential within the rock community, and their unique sound has inspired countless other artists over the years.