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Friday, March 23, 2012

ALICE IN CHAINS / Music Bank: Disc 1 (1999)

Nirvana were chosen by the media as the face of the Seattle grunge sound, but AiC wrote better songs with deeper content. Fuck Nirvana. Up the Chains! The Music Bank collection was for die-hard fans and was both supremely awesome and slap-in-the-face insulting. It includes demos and unreleased material alongside previous album material; the demos are great but the album stuff we'd already bought (more than once!). Disc 1 has one new track, some demos, six tracks from Facelift (1990) and two from Sap (1992). The music is what I'm scoring, regardless of where it originated, and on that note it's all good. All of it.

Songs of Note: Get Born Again; Rooster (demo)

4 it came in a pretty little box out of 5

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