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By September 29, 1992, the music called “grunge” was no longer the property of any subculture; between Nevermind, Ten, and the Singles soundtrack, Seattle provided the score for American lives across countless demographic lines. Just two weeks earlier, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden had wrapped up two months on the road with the second annual Lollapalooza… More »

Singles was the second movie written and directed by Cameron Crowe. It’s an amiable rom-com starring Campbell Scott and Kyra Sedgwick, and some say a great movie, but is most notable because it was filmed and set in Seattle, 1991, just as that city’s musical subculture was about to explode.

In the book… More »

This week saw the premiere of Dr. Drew Pinsky’s celebreality phenomenon Celebrity Rehab’s third season. It is precisely what its title promises: a reality show “documenting” a group of celebrities’ attempts to recover from substance abuse. A celebrity in her own right, singer-songwriter Juliana Hatfield’s first book When I Grow Up: A Memoir dealt considerablyMore »

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New Alice In Chains Book Reveals Courtney Love’s Suspicion That Kurt Cobain Didn’t Commit Suicide

The tragic suicide of Kurt Cobain is one of the most often discussed deaths in music history. Partially, this is because of Nirvana's continuing musical…
Caitlin White | August 3, 2015 - 12:26 pm

Watch Big Brother’s Ridiculous Grunge-Themed Competition

As someone who obsessively (and sorta regretfully) followed Big Brother for about eight years, I can say without hesitation that pretty much all of their…
James Rettig | July 22, 2015 - 5:58 pm

Watch Soundgarden & Alice In Chains’ Previously Unreleased Full Performances From Singles

Short clips of live performances by Soundgarden and Alice In Chains were included in Cameron Crowe's 1992 film, Singles -- whose soundtrack served as a…
James Rettig | June 23, 2015 - 2:07 pm

Watch An Unearthed Video From Alice In Chains’ Early Hair Metal Days

Alice In Chains always seemed like the odd band out during the initial Seattle grunge wave, and you could tell that, unlike their peers, they'd…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2015 - 9:08 am

It’s 2015 And Alice In Chains Played Halftime At The NFC Championship Game

Alice In Chains might be a beloved local institution in Seattle, but they're also a band who got famous singing dirges about the mental toll…
Tom Breihan | January 19, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Watch The 8-Bit Grunge Medley You Didn’t Know You Wanted

What if all the angst and aggression of grunge were filtered through the sound chips of the very same video-game systems those artists grew u…
Miles Bowe | July 29, 2014 - 10:56 am

Watch Seahawks Fans Chris Cornell, Macklemore, Ann Wilson Get Psyched For The Super Bowl

As you might have heard, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will square off in the Super Bowl this Sunday at Giants Stadium in New…
Chris DeVille | January 31, 2014 - 10:53 am

Alice In Chains – “Hollow” Video

When we first wrote about Alice In Chains' new single "Hollow," the song was paired with a cheap but inventive fan-made Instagram video -- which…
Michael Nelson | January 10, 2013 - 1:48 pm

Alice In Chains – “Hollow”

A few months ago, I wrote a retrospective on Alice In Chains' 1992 album, Dirt -- by pretty much any measure the band's masterpiece, and…
Michael Nelson | December 19, 2012 - 10:42 am

Hear Ryan Adams’ New Alice In Chains Cover, Mandy Moore Collab

Ryan and wife have fused their voices on a new song called "Empty Room." It's the first time they've officially collaborated, and it comes via…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2011 - 3:15 pm

The Week In Grunge: Temple Of The Dog Reunite At Pearl Jam Gig, Nirvana Release New Video, Alice In Chains Are Popular

Yes the full lineup of Temple Of The Dog reunited Tuesday night in L.A. to play "Hunger Strike," and the high-school-you is flashing back to…
Amrit Singh | October 8, 2009 - 9:37 am

Alice In Chains Set To Record New Album

After a 15 year break between records, AiC have announced plans to hit the studio and make a fourth full-length, and first with Comes With…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2008 - 2:24 pm

Genesis Get Honored, Perform First Show In 15 Years

Saturday night in Vegas, the VH1 Rock Honors paid tribute to Ozzy Osbourne, Heart, ZZ Top, and of course our beloved Genesis. The night wa…
Stereogum | May 14, 2007 - 1:01 pm