Music Review: Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013)

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The Devil Shuffled His Feet a Lot

After the first album with new singer William DuVall was a moderate success, Alice In Chains was now set on producing another album in the hopes of shifting their sound further away from the classic Alice In Chains we have all grown used to. Unfortunately, experimentation does not always end well as we find out here. Continue reading “Music Review: Alice In Chains – The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013)”

Music Review: Alice In Chains – Black Gives Way to Blue (2009)

The times have changed

The 90’s are over and grunge is literally a dead genre by this point. Seriously, not a single original grunge album has been released since 1999. It’s now 2006 and of the big 4 of grunge; Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Soundgarden and Pearl Jam, only Pearl Jam is still together. In this review we cover the reformation of Alice In Chains and peer into the new style of sound that they would become known for.

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Music Review: Alice In Chains – Alice In Chains (self titled 1995 release)

The End of an Era

In the last review, we went slightly off the chronological track and peered into the 2 Acoustic releases. It’s now 1995, and Alice In Chains is at its peak, with Grunge all but dead by this point. With Nirvana having disbanded only a year earlier, Alice In Chains isn’t facing too much competition. Today we delve into the Self Titled album and take a look at the amazing piece of work that brought a tragic end to an era of music, the likes of which the world will never see again.

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Music Review: Alice In Chains – Sap (1992)+ Jar of Flies (1994) (Double EP review)

The Botched and the Beautiful

Last time it was 1992 and Alice in Chains had just released their overwhelmingly successful album Dirt. We saw them stray away from the Grunge label into new musical territory. In this review we look at their 2 Acoustic EP’s, released between Facelift and Dirt

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Music Review: Alice In Chains – Dirt (1992)

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The creation of a timeless masterpiece 

In my last review we talked about Alice In Chains’ debut album, Facelift and the early days of the Grunge genre. In this review we will take a look at the expertly crafted follow up, and gaze upon what is quite possibly one of the greatest albums ever recorded.

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