Tuesday, September 30, 2008


Welcome to the new Alice In Chains dot com.

As you can see, a lot has changed here. To coincide with Alice In Chains entering the studio to record their first new album in over 13 years, the official website is getting a massive overhaul.

The site will continue to change and evolve over the course of the next several days and weeks and months, so please bookmark it and continue to check it several times a day until it becomes a distraction at home and begins to affect your performance at work.

As the band commences with the recording of the new album, there will be weekly updates on the site, giving you the inside scoop from the studio via photos, videos, and written accounts. This will continue for as long as the recording takes place, and if some snippets of new material happen to get posted along the way, so be it.

Also new to the site is the vault section, where all things Alice from all eras of Alice will live. It's pretty barren now, but we have a treasure trove of rare items and never before seen photos & video that will slowly build this page into what will eventually be recognized as the single greatest use of the internet since the inception of 1800dentist.com. You're also encouraged to submit photos and scans from your own collection to send to us. Pictures, posters, ticket stubs, cell phone video of Jerry buying smokes at 7-11: if we deem it worthy of inclusion in the vault, it'll have a home there for all to see.

In recognition of the upcoming elections here in America, and in the great spirit of democracy, the caste system has also been wiped out. All content will now be accessible to everyone. Membership will no longer be required to view content, read updates, or log onto the discussion boards.

Those of you who have frequented the boards over the last few years will obviously notice that they have been wiped clean of all former threads. This was an unfortunate side effect of the site overhaul, but please head over there and start the discussions up again.

One final note. The main purpose of this site is to serve the fans, so please let us know your thoughts. As we mentioned earlier, it's a work in progress, so your input is valuable in helping shape this site.

Thanks for logging on, and thanks for your continued support of Alice In Chains.


Soundwave Festival 2009

Alice in Chains returns to Australia for the first time in over a decade when they will join Nine Inch Nails, Alkaline Trio, and Lamb of God on 2009’s Soundwave Festival. The festival, now in it’s third year, will once again travel to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, and Adelaide. This also marks Alice’s first set of shows since heading into the studio to record their new album.

Below is a complete list of Soundwave dates:

SAT 21st- Brisbane, Soundwave Festival, RNA Showgrounds
SUN 22nd- Sydney, Soundwave Festival - TBA
FRI 27th- Melbourne, Soundwave Festival, Melbourne Showgrounds
SAT 28th- Adelaide, Soundwave Festival, Bonython Park
MON 2nd- Perth, Soundwave Festival, Steel Blue Oval

Pre-Sale tickets will begin this week, head over to SoundwaveFestival.com for more information.