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Customer Reviews

"Nothing but old crap"

Ignor the other guy, he doesn't know what he's talking about. This stuffs rocks now like it did then, and it rocks pretty freakin' hard. Easily the best of the '90s.

Something's missing

Where's "Down In A Hole?"

Isn't this supposed to be essential...

...with all their greatest hits on here? I agree with the guy below me, where is Down In a Hole? That's one of their best song ever, and we don't see it on here? How disappointing iTunes.
So listen up newcomers:

When you're putting Alice In Chains on your iPod for the first time, you should buy all of their albums if you have enough money. And even if this seems incomplete * for some reason, and you can't seem to find that song, look on there album Dirt for Down In a Hole. That's a song you'll love I bet.

This is coming from a kid who was born in 1994, I like to call myself an Alternative/Grunge baby.


Formed: 1987 in Seattle, WA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

In many ways, Alice in Chains was the definitive heavy metal band of the early '90s. Drawing equally from the heavy riffing of post-Van Halen metal and the gloomy strains of post-punk, the band developed a bleak, nihilistic sound that balanced grinding hard rock with subtly textured acoustic numbers. They were hard enough for metal fans, yet their dark subject matter and punky attack placed them among the front ranks of the Seattle-based grunge bands. While this dichotomy helped the group soar to...
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