Mike Starr Would Leave Alice in Chains in 1993 But His Dismissal Was Never Really Clear
Today we take a look at the variety of reasons bassist Mike Starr left Seattle band Alice in Chains in early 1993. Starr would tragically pass away in 2011 making him the second member along with vocalist Layne Staley to die. The band would return in 2006 with vocalist William DuVall. Check out today’s video below!
Some Guns N’ Roses Fans On the Forums Have Criticized the Band Over Their Insensitive Post Coinciding With Escalating US-Iran tensions
If you have been following the news today then you would have seen the recent missile attacks on US military bases in Iraq from Iran. It was in retailiation for last week’s attack on one of Iran’s generals by a US drone. Guns N’ Roses took to social media to post the following:
Some fans noted the post was in poor taste with one fan citing another instance where the band’s useless management did the same thing. Fan responses included:
Well nice timing regarding that recent bombing
Live Like a S***** Said:
Remember that terrorist attack on that nightclub in Orlando, Florida? GNR had a scheduled post the day after about the band ‘unloading near you’ or some such stuff, which they pulled after an hour or so.
New Version of Van Halen’s “Runnin’ With the Devil” Surfaces Online!
A previously unheard version of Van Halen’s classic hit“Runnin’ With the Devil,” featuring a different vocal performance by David Lee Roth and a longer guitar solo from Eddie Van Halen, has made its way online.
This new version is from the 1977 sessions for their first album. It appears this version of the song comes from the same YouTube User (Groovefunkel) who previously leaked an unheard version of “Dance the Night Away” in 2017.
The description box of the YouTube video reads
“As a huge Van Halen fan, it gives me great pleasure to share this remix which features an alternate ‘Diamond Dave’ vocal and an extended guitar solo,” YouTuber Groovefunkel Second Helping wrote in the description, adding that the track is “made from the original 24-track session masters.”
“Runnin’ With the Devil” was the band’s second single of their self titled debut album. The album peaked at number 19 on the billboard charts and it has been certified diamond with having sold over 10 million copies.
Singer David Lee Roth hinted last year that the band was “finished” and indicated that health problems could be hampering guitarist Eddie Van Halen.
Dimaond Dave is starting a Las Vegas residency this week and will be opening for Kiss from February to October this year. Listen to the song below!