Posts Tagged ‘Alice in Chains’

Layne Staley’s Mom Sues Alice in Chains

Monday, May 13th, 2013

628x471According to an article in seattlepi.com, Layne  Staley’s mother Nancy McCallum says Alice in Chains owe her half of the money due to Staley (roughly 16% of the bands income).  According to the suit the band has attempted to cut her out of any further payments.

According to Lawyers for AIC, Mum tried to illegally trademark the AIC name and has already been paid far more than she is due.

 

It’s things like this that keep old material from surfacing think Courtney Love and Nirvana.   If you would like to read the full article check it out HERE>>>>>>>>>

Alice In Chains Stories on Artist Direct

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

It’s been almost 11 years since Layne Staley died. And there is no denying what a huge impact Alice in Chains had on the music world. For me personally that was a dark time in music. Being a product of hot rod musicians from the 80’s then being smacked with Nirvana, it was Aic that carried me through that period. And I have to admit that Jerry had an impact on how I write songs today.

Well the dudes at Artist Direct posted a story yesterday featuring Korn, Slipknot, and several others all discussing Alice in Chains. It’s a great read and can be found HERE…………..

Layne Staley Mad Season Reissuing Expanded “Above” Album

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

If you’re one of those over the top Layne Staley worshipping types, you probably were all about the band Mad Season.  Which honestly had some really cool stuff.

Apparently Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready and drummer Barrett Martin had promised to re-release the album “Above” with additional content.

Plans are to include 2 discs and a DVD with relase date is slated for April 16th.  This will include the original 10 song disc, 5 bonus cuts and an unreleased track and all kinds of other grunge goodieness.  A lot more detail can be found HERE… and when you’re done with that, watch the below concert of them live at the Monroe Theater ….