SOS Fest XII – Part II – The Longfield Suite, Prestwich UK

The third and final day of SOS is more of a classic rock day, although it features fewer bands for me that I was aware of than yesterday. Today is more of an adventure day, and I’m hoping for some discoveries. Continue reading

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Alice In Chains Books New Canadian and US Headline Tour Dates

Alice In Chains has booked Canadian and additional US tour dates in support of its Grammy-nominated album Rainier Fog (BMG). The tour is set to kick off April 10 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The band, which has been playing in support of their new album since last summer, has been playing a career spanning set list nightly. AIC just celebrated the 25th anniversary of their chart-topping EP, Jar of Flies as well.  Continue reading

Alice In Chains Books 2019 European Tour

Alice In Chains has booked an extensive tour of Europe, including the UK for spring 2019. The band continues to support their recent release Rainier Fog (BMG). Kicking off on May 23rd in Glasgow, the 14-date tour includes three UK shows, with a date at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on the 24th and Wembley The SSE Arena on the 25th. These will be the biggest headline shows the band have played to date in the UK. Direct support on some of the shows will come from Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The band will also play some other major headline dates and festivals including Rock Am Ring and Rock Im Park in June. Tickets are available below. Continue reading

Alice In Chains Classic Played In The Season Finale Of “Ballers” On HBO

Ballers, HBO’s hit show about the world of sports agents and consultants featured Alice In Chains in their season three finale last night. The popular HBO show starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Rob Corddry often features music from rap (the theme song is by Kendrick Lamar), pop and indie rock in the show, so when it features hard rock or metal, you really notice it. Last night setting up a crucial scene, AIC classic hit ‘Man In The Box’ was heard in an edited form. Continue reading

Alice In Chains Shares New Song – “Never Fade”

Rock legends Alice In Chains are closing in on the release of their long-awaited new album, Rainier Fog on August 24th on their new label BMG (Foo Fighters, A Perfect Circle, Bring Me The Horizon, Blondie). The band has shared a new single, ‘Never Fade’, which you can jam out to now. Continue reading

Alice In Chains Announces New Album “Ranier Fog”, Shares New Single

Alice In Chains are on tour in Europe playing festivals and headline shows. Now they have announced their highly anticipated new album, Ranier Fog, due out on August 21st from Capitol Records. They also shared a new single, ‘So Far Under’ which you can hear now.

Rainier Fog track listing:

01. The One You Know

02. Rainier Fog

03. Red Giant

04. Fly

05. Drone

06. Deaf Ears Blind Eyes

07. Maybe

08. So Far Under

09. Never Fade

10. All I Am

Pre-orders are available now at this link: 

 

Remaining AIC tour dates

June 28 – Padua, Italy – Sherwood

June 30 – Bezirk-Landstrasse, Austria – Arena Open Air Wien

July 1 – Budapest, Hungary – Budapest Park

July 3 – Berlin, Germany – Huxley’s Neue Welt

July 4 – Cologne, Germany – Live Music Hall

July 8 – Belford, France – Les Eurockeennes 30

July 10 – Milan, Italy – Ippodromo Snai San Siro

July 13 – Madrid, Spain – Mad Cool Festival

July 14 – Lisboa, Portugal – NOS Alive

July 17 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Caesarea

July 18 – Tel Aviv, Israel – Caesarea

Aug 22 – Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Aug 28 – Paso Robles, CA – Vino Robles Amp

Aug 29 – Los Angeles, CA – Palladium

Aug 31 – Riverside, CA – Riverside Municipal Auditorium

Sept 1 – Las Vegas, NV – The Pearl

Sept 3 – Tucson, AZ – Tucson Music Hall

Sept 4 – El Paso, TX – Abraham Chavez Theatre

Sept 6 – Austin, TX – ACL Live

Sept 7 – Houston, TX – Revention Music Center

Sept 8 – Dallas, TX – Pavilion @ Toyota Music Factory

Sept 10 – Tulsa, OK – Brady Theatre

Sept 11 – Kansas City, MO – Midland Theatre

Sept 13 – Denver, CO – Fillmore

Sept 15 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre

Alice In Chains Live At Hammerstein Ballroom

Opening the evening was Seattle band Walking Papers. Known more because of their regular members Duff McKagan and Barrett Martin, this is an act too good to miss. Even down a few guys and playing with some fill-in musicians, the band won over the anxious crowd with incredibly soulful rock music. No BS, no self-depreciation: just rock and proud to be rock. Amazing songs and performances, especially by frontman Jeff Angell, who is incredible. They have a recent EP out from 2018, and you should all go get it now.

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