Throwback Friday: “Rooster” by Alice in Chains (RIP Mike Starr)

This week began with more talk of Charlie Sheen’s fall from Hollywood grace and ended with one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history. Somewhere in between, we lost Mike Starr who was the original bassist for Alice In Chains (AIC)- a rock band out of the 80s Seattle grunge movement.

We Die Young: Former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr dead at 44

Former bassist for Alice In Chains, Mike Starr was found dead in his Salt Lake City, Utah home earlier today at the age of 44. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

Creature with the Atom Brain releases “Transylvania” on Feb 2, 2010 (free mp3 download)

February 1, 2010 — Creature With The Atom Brain is thrilled to announce that TRANSYLVANIA will be released on February 2nd via The End Records. Marking the band’s North American debut, Creature With The Atom Brain landed an impressive thirteen-date slot opening for Alice In Chains, which also kicks off tomorrow at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver.

Creature With The Atom Brain touring with Alice in Chains, new album Feb 2, 2010 (mp3 download)

New Album TRANSYLVANIA Available February 2nd From The End Records. Fresh off a European tour with The Dead Weather, Creature With The Atom Brain are gearing up for yet another exciting adventure. The band is thrilled to announce that they have just been invited by the recently reunited Alice In Chains to support them on a big part of their upcoming and practically sold out North American tour. The tour will coincide with the US album release of TRANSYLVANIA, their North American debut, out February 2nd.