David De Sola

Posts Tagged ‘Alice In Chains’

A Guide to the Unreleased Layne Staley Material

The subject of unreleased Layne Staley material received renewed attention today after this post at Alternative Nation.  I covered this subject in my book Alice In Chains: The Untold Story and thought it would be worth going into some detail here: Are any of the unreleased tracks from leftover Alice in Chains material? No. When…

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Layne Staley vs. the PMRC

A few months ago, I wrote about the thirtieth anniversary of the PMRC hearing, as well as Layne Staley’s public comment on a local television program in opposition to any kind of censorship.  I’m revisiting the subject today because someone found an image of Layne on that show and posted it on an Alice in…

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Layne Staley's Orange Shirt

Xana La Fuente – fiancee of the late Andrew Wood – wrote a blog post about how Layne came about the long sleeve orange shirt he wears in the “Would?” video.  It’s an interesting read, further connecting the song, band, and video to the fallen grunge pioneer.

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Demri and Dave

From Dave Navarro’s Twitter account: Yeah we were all super close friends – I miss those two! https://t.co/xpD4p3lZ1n — Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) March 12, 2016  

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What's in a Name?

The surviving members of Stone Temple Pilots recently announced their decision to carry on as STP, as well as announcing open auditions to be their new lead singer. Predictably, there are some who disagree: Responding to a fan who called in and suggested that the band should change its name in the wake of Scott Weiland’s…

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WAMC Roundtable Interview

A few weeks ago, I was interviewed about Alice in Chains: The Untold Story for the WAMC Northeast Public Radio program The Roundtable.  You can listen to the audio here.

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