10 Songs, 44 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Alice In Chains put a darker spin on '80s hard rock, wielding a bubbling-tar grunge sound that anchored the '90s alternative movement. “Would?” is rattled by guttural guitars and a shuddering bassline, while the psychedelic taffy-pull of "Grind" churns like a cement mixer. Hypnotic harmonies, led by late vocalist Layne Staley, mesmerize like a snake charmer on the percussion-heavy "No Excuses" and the metallic detonation of "Them Bones." And the dirge-like "Rooster," a tribute to guitarist Jerry Cantrell's Vietnam veteran father, is a searing personal statement.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

EDITORS’ NOTES

Alice In Chains put a darker spin on '80s hard rock, wielding a bubbling-tar grunge sound that anchored the '90s alternative movement. “Would?” is rattled by guttural guitars and a shuddering bassline, while the psychedelic taffy-pull of "Grind" churns like a cement mixer. Hypnotic harmonies, led by late vocalist Layne Staley, mesmerize like a snake charmer on the percussion-heavy "No Excuses" and the metallic detonation of "Them Bones." And the dirge-like "Rooster," a tribute to guitarist Jerry Cantrell's Vietnam veteran father, is a searing personal statement.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
327 Ratings
327 Ratings
SGaldo ,

<What are you talking about?>

This was a great album it has all the hits and also a few underground songs in would?,no excuses, and again. Don't listen to anyone else who trashes this album buy it! I gurrantee you will like it. Alice In Chains is the greatest and always will be.

Chipp man ,

Lovee it

Although this has every one of their best songs, I still think Dirt is their best album cuz all their songs like sum up laynes life and what he went through.

DazedAndConfused91 ,

This Is An Awesome Album

This is not geared toward a true AIC fan such as myself. I own all the albums, and love them. But you can't expect all the hits on one album. This is for a casual fan.

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