Alice in Chains

Friday, May 9

Alice in Chains
Ovation Hall



Revel is pleased to announce hard-rock band, Alice in Chains, will bring their tour to Ovation Hall on Friday, May 9, at 9 p.m. Opening for the rockers will be Canadian rock group, Monster Truck.
In the style of Black Sabbath and "dark rock," Alice in Chains' heavy metal acoustical style overlays an undercurrent of doomsday and nihilistic themes, a fascination with death and drugs which nonetheless, after their debut with Facelift in 1990, lifted them to platinum status in 1992 with their second album, Dirt.
The undercover tension between vocalist Layne Staley and guitarist Jerry Cantrell was enough to keep Alice off the road circuit and very nearly caused the disbanding of the group. But, with their release of "Would?" in the summer of 1992, Alice in Chains was repackaged as an alternative band, "Would?" being followed later that fall by their album "Dirt." By the end of 1993, Alice had another platinum record under their belts. Despite internal conflicts, Alice in Chains joined the 1993 Lollapolooza Tour, and released "Jar of Flies" in 1994. The subsequent years, studio sequestered, brought about a third album in 1995 "Alice in Chains," which featured the textural wizardry of Jerry Cantrell, though maintained the same despairing lyrical themes of despair. In 1996 Alice finally appeared publicly performing for, and cutting as an album, an episode for MTV Unplugged.
Tickets start at $49 and go on sale January 31 at noon.  Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations, online at and by calling 800-745-3000.