Alice in Chains reunion

2006-02-23 by Damrod EMERITUS | 26 Comments
The announcement of Alice in Chains headlining a festival in Austria puzzled many, but now it was confirmed officially: Alice in Chains will re-unite.

On the messageboard of guitarist Jerry Cantrall (http://www.jerrycantrell.com/) can be read that "It is true. Alice is back". At the same time an apology is handed out, for the late announcement and confirmation of this news. There are also hints that there might be more European dates on schedule. "Europe is too far away to play just one show. I have the feeling that we will be playing a lot more". It is not mentioned though what festivals or venues that might include.

Not 100% sure is who will take the position of singer Layne Stayley, who died 2002. Many speculate that the spot might be taken by William DuVall, member of Catrells tour band and vocalist of "Comes with the Fall". After all he will be the singer of Alice in Chains for VH-1's "Decades Rock Live!" on March 10th. The rumors that he will play the Reunion shows as well was not officially confirmed so far.

Tagged: Alice in Chains

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tom79
February 23rd 2006
3442 Comments


Thats Great. Alice in Chains rock. It won't be the same though without layne, but it will be interesting to see who will fill in for him

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Jerzzzey
February 23rd 2006
17 Comments


They should make a new album & change their name.

Neoteric
February 23rd 2006
3243 Comments


This could be fun if a little disrespectful to Staley.

Royd Rage
February 23rd 2006
419 Comments


how can it be disrespectful to staley...

i'm pretty sure he would want the music to continue...

i personally think jerry should just do the singing considering he already has the sound down to a tee...

i don't think they should change the name unless the music won't be the same...

Jerzzzey
February 23rd 2006
17 Comments


Music wont be the same with out Layne. They should change their name & make a new record and play old AIC songs at their shows.

SaladTripp
February 24th 2006
32 Comments


I agree with Jerzzzey.

Tarantino's Tarantulas
February 24th 2006
819 Comments


AIC are one of my favourite bands, but reunions are sometimes kinda crap...Not that I think it shouldnt go ahead and wasn't Jerry Cantrell first solo album basically AIC minus Layne anyway, so its not like the other members of the band have really drifted apart

Werny
February 25th 2006
148 Comments


Oh noes, Layne died! They can't make Alice in Chains music without Layne! I mean, even though Jerry Cantrell basically is Alice in Chains, we can't have it without Layne!

/sarcasm

That's good news, it'll be interesting to hear what they put out. I have a feeling they'll be a bit more thrashy, for some reason.

riobravo1023
February 25th 2006
274 Comments


Somebody told me that Maynard was going to sing for them. Now THAT I would want to see.

Royd Rage
February 27th 2006
419 Comments


if maynard sung for them it would be arkward...everyone would just focus on maynard...i like tool and a perfect circle but some people peg him as some kind of god and that's just stupid...

vicious13
May 9th 2006
9 Comments


i agree w/ those about the Layne thing. he was a major player in their sound, even if he was just a singer.

WARPATH_88
May 9th 2006
514 Comments


"this band is overated. layne's voice was not that great."


Dude, you got problems. If u think AIC is overrated, you must like sh**ty music.

lobstah
June 23rd 2014
66 Comments


Yes!!! Wait, didn't this already happen?

Ryus
June 23rd 2014
11299 Comments


yes! 8 years ago so why the fuck did you comment

TheGreatQ
June 23rd 2014
2038 Comments


lol I saw this in "most viewed" and was confused for a second

someguest
June 24th 2014
26576 Comments


great news

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BMDrummer
June 24th 2014
13649 Comments


yay

someguest
June 24th 2014
26576 Comments


the wah wah pedal market was about to go bankrupt

SnakeDelilah
June 24th 2014
14649 Comments


I saw this in "most viewed" and was confused for a second [2]

mryrtmrnfoxxxy
June 24th 2014
14627 Comments


yay

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Green Baron
June 24th 2014
22223 Comments


This most viewed featured does wonders

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anarchistfish
June 24th 2014
24409 Comments


some of those 2006 comments are lol

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Ryus
June 24th 2014
11299 Comments


Everyone was so much nicer back in 2006.

zaruyache
June 25th 2014
12295 Comments


For a second there I thought they'd broken up again and nobody told me.

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SitarHero
June 26th 2014
5383 Comments


For a second there I thought Layne had risen from the dead. :-(

NonApplicable
June 28th 2014
2329 Comments


This is great news! I bet they'll release a couple albums too. My sources say one of them is titled after two colours and the
other is named after dinos & religion.

I heard rumors about a third album being titled after Giraffe Penises.



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