February 3, 2023

Alice in Chains’ seminal 1992 sophomore album Filth lately celebrated its thirtieth anniversary. In honor of the event, Heavy Consequence requested quite a lot of artists backstage on the 2022 Louder Than Life pageant to mirror on the long-lasting LP.

Filth is Alice in Chains’ most profitable album, having been licensed five-times platinum within the US alone. It’s additionally thought-about by many to be their masterpiece, with such memorable songs as “Them Bones,” “Down in a Gap,” “Rooster,” and “Would?,” amongst others.

Within the video above, Halestorm singer-guitarist Lzzy Hale praises the band’s “no-holds barred” method to music, citing the band’s distinctive “time signatures and harmonies and melodies” as what makes Filth stand out as a traditional album.

Papa Roach singer Jacoby Shaddix chimes in, “I used to be blown away after I heard that report for the primary time. It was this reflection of this darkness I had in myself.”

Sevendust’ vocalist Lajon Witherspoon declares, “Alice in Chains modified my life. They have been undoubtedly a motion. Layne [Staley’s] vocals have been unbelievable, the harmonies with Jerry [Cantrell]. They’re undoubtedly the foundation to a variety of the bands which are sill current proper now. Their legacy won’t ever die.”

Additionally providing their ideas are Halestorm’s Arejay Hale, Mastodon’s Invoice Kelliher, Tetrarch’s Diamond Rowe, Baroness’ John Baizley and Gina Gleason, Suicide SIlence’s Chris Garza, Amigo the Satan, Spiritbox’s Courtney LaPlante, and Taipei Houston’s Myles and Layne Ulrich, the latter of whom was named after Layne Staley.

For many who missed it, Consequence‘s podcast The Opus lately ran a four-part complete collection on Filth, together with appearances from a number of the artists included within the video, in addition to a number of others. Take heed to Episode 1 beneath, and likewise you’ll want to try episodes 2, 3, and 4.

Watch above to see the aforementioned musicians talk about Alice in Chains’ legendary album Filth.

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