ALICE IN CHAINS kicked off their five-city U.S. club tour with a special free open rehearsal Tuesday night (May 16) for their hometown fans. The 75-minute set — which included tracks "Rooster", "Man in the Box" and "Would?" — at the Moore Theatre featured guest appearances from Kim Thayil (SOUNDGARDEN), Chris DeGarmo (QUEENSRŸCHE), Ann Wilson (HEART) and Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES).

ALICE IN CHAINS's setlist for the May 16, 2006 show at the Moore Theatre in Seattle, WA:

01. God Smack
02. Dam That River
03. Rain When I Die
04. It Ain't Like That (w/ Kim Thayil)
05. Love, Hate, Love
06. Again
07. Junkhead (w/ Chris DeGarmo)
08. Down In A Hole (w/ Chris DeGarmo)
09. Rooster (w/ Ann Wilson and Duff McKagan)
10. Would? (w/ Duff McKagan)
11. Man In The Box (w/ Duff McKagan)
12. We Die Young
13. Them Bones
14. Dirt
15. Angry Chair

Check out pictures of the performance at this location.

ALICE IN CHAINSJerry Cantrell, Sean Kinney, Mike Inez and William DuVall (who will handle lead vocals for the group) — will next hit the stage at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles On Thursday (May 18) before continuing with the U.S. club dates: San Diego, House of Blues, May 19; Chicago, May 21; Boston, Avalon Ballroom, May 22 and New York, Bowery Ballroom, May 23. Following the U.S. dates, the band will head overseas for a series of club dates and festival appearances.

As previously reported, a half-hour interview with ALICE IN CHAINS members Cantrell, Kinney and Inez — which aired earlier in the month on the HDNet (High Definition TV) channel as part of the "Sound Off" program with host Matt Pinfield — has been posted online at this location.


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