Note that while the CD also lists the final song as "Killer Is Me," the DVD's track list lists the song as "The Killer Is Me." This song means a lot to me. [4][5] "Rooster" spent 20 weeks on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and peaked at No. [8], A live album of the performance was released in July 1996, which debuted at number three on the Billboard 200, and was accompanied by a home video release. It was good for me in the long-run and it was good for him, too. A new song, "The Killer Is Me", was performed for the first time during the concert. He's heard this song. 10 April 1996. It was recorded at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theatre as part of the MTV Unplugged series of concerts and contains live, acoustic versions of the band's songs. With Jerry Cantrell, Mike Inez, Sean Kinney, Layne Staley. 12 on its list of "The 100 Best Metal Songs of the 90s" in 2018, and at No. [3][6] Mike Inez's bass had the phrase "Friends Don't Let Friends Get Friends Haircuts..." written on it, directed at the members of Metallica who were in the audience and had recently cut their hair short. It was Layne Staley's idea to have big candles decorating the stage to keep it dark and moody, as the band never liked bright lights on stage, so Staley himself bought the candles at Seattle's Pike Place Market. The MTV Unplugged was Alice in Chains' first … The song was also included on the compilation albums Greatest Hits (2001), and The Essential Alice in Chains (2006). 12 on its list of "The 100 best metal songs of the 90s" in 2018,[16] and at No. [11][7] Silver is Alice in Chains' manager and Cornell's then-wife. But on Rooster, I was trying to think about his side of it – what he might have gone through. The song was released as the fourth single from the album in 1993. [7][9], The "Rooster" nickname is often mistakenly attributed to a reference to men carrying the M60 machine gun ("Walking tall machine gun men"), the muzzle flash from which makes an outline or pattern reminiscent of a rooster's tail. Released 30 July 1996 on Columbia (catalog no. Genres: Acoustic Rock, Grunge. [17], The music video for "Rooster" was released in February 1993,[18] and was directed by Mark Pellington. The album was re-released as a CD/DVD package on September 18, 2007. The show was directed by Joe Perota and first aired on MTV on May 28, 1996. [24] Along with "Rooster", other Alice in Chains songs such as "Down in a Hole", "Them Bones" and "Sea of Sorrow" were also included in the memo. Jerry Cantrell's father was a consultant on the video, as it explores Cantrell Jr.'s interpretation of his father's war experience.[19]. Live performances of the song can also be found on the "Heaven Beside You" single, the compilation album Nothing Safe: Best of the Box, and the live album Live. On New Year's Eve 2020, Post Malone covered the song at the Bud Light Seltzer Sessions. Editors’ Notes Original Alice in Chains vocalist Layne Staley shines in this powerful performance, which would be one of his last live appearances ever. Alice In Chains - Down in a Hole (MTV Unplugged - HD Video) The first time I ever heard him talk about it was when we made the video and he did a 45-minute interview with Mark Pellington and I was amazed he did it. [7], "Rooster" was released as a single in February 1993. Unplugged is a live album and DVD by Alice in Chains. The music video featured real Vietnam War documentary/news footage as well as some very realistic, graphically re-enacted combat scenes. I'll never forget it. [7], In the liner notes of 1999's Music Bank box set collection, songwriter Jerry Cantrell said of the song: "I think there's some vibe on the demo that maybe we didn't get here (on Dirt), but this has something all of its own... quality, for one thing. Also featured are scenes of a group of children playing with bubbles. It is the fifth song on the original pressing of the album and sixth on others. The harmonies of Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell are so vital to what set Alice In Chains apart from their contemporaries. The performance was released on DVD on October 26, 1999, and re-released as a CD/DVD package featuring unaired footage on September 18, 2007. With no welcoming or warning, Alice in Chains starts their legendary concert, Unplugged. portrayed the title role of "Rooster", the Team Leader of a Long Range Recon Patrol (LRRPs) in the combat scenes. Unplugged is a live album and DVD by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on July 30, 1996 by Columbia Records.It was recorded on April 10, 1996 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theatre for the television series MTV Unplugged.The show was directed by Joe Perota and first aired on MTV on May 28, 1996. The album has received platinum certification by the RIAA and the home video release has received gold certification by the RIAA. MTV Unplugged version as played live. Other actors who appear in the video include Casey Pieretti (well known real-life amputee actor/stunt performer); and popular character actor Jon Gries (Napoleon Dynamite, Lost, etc.). Autoscroll. Estimated delivery dates - opens in a new window or tab include seller's handling time, origin ZIP Code, destination ZIP Code and time of acceptance and will depend on shipping service selected and receipt of cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab.Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. We left him. Part of the live acoustic performance series "Unplugged" put out by MTV. It brought us closer. Includes Album Cover, Release Year, and User Reviews. SHOTS. The show was directed by Joe Perota and first aired on MTV on May 28, 1996. It felt like a major achievement for me as a young writer. This was all my perception of his experiences out there. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 1996 CD release of MTV Unplugged on Discogs. Live performances of the song can also be found on the " Heaven Beside You " single, the compilation album Nothing Safe: Best of the Box , and the live album Live . “Brother” by Alice In Chains, MTV Unplugged Listen to the new album, Rainier Fog: https://aliceinchains.lnk.to/RainierFogOn tour this spring and summer. Real life combat veterans have often commented about how moving and realistic these scenes were, yet MTV initially pulled the controversial video from rotation due to complaints about the graphic nature of the war scenes. [citation needed] At the time the video was also the longest music video ever aired in full on MTV (running approximately 7 minutes long). MTV Unplugged é um álbum ao vivo da banda americana Alice in Chains, lançado em 30 de Julho de 1996 pela gravadora Columbia Records.Foi gravado em 10 de Abril de 1996 no Majestic Theatre da Brooklyn Academy of Music em Nova York como parte da série de concertos MTV Unplugged, e contém versões acústicas das canções da banda gravadas ao vivo, além de … Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.Starr was replaced by Mike Inez in 1993. Of course, I was never in Vietnam and he won't talk about it, but when I wrote this it felt right...like these were things he might have felt or thought. [15], Metal Hammer ranked "Rooster" at No. So many classics here including my absolute favorites of theirs with Nutshell, Rooster and Down in a Hole, all of which are given incredible renditions. It was an environment that wasn’t good for anyone, so we took off to live with my grandmother in Washington, and that’s where I went to school. Jerry Cantrell often introduces his father on stage before playing the song at Alice in Chains' concerts. [1] It spent 20 weeks on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and peaked at No. 7. But that’s the great thing about music – sometimes it can reach deeper than you ever would in a conversation with anybody. "[14], VH1 ranked the song at No. As there are no bald eagles in Vietnam, the closest thing to which the Vietnamese could draw a comparison was the chicken, thus leading to the pejorative "chicken men. [5] The show marked Alice in Chains' first appearance as a five-piece band, adding second guitarist Scott Olson. [13], The album initially received mixed reviews from critics. [3] The show was recorded at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theatre and first aired on MTV on May 28, 1996. And he told me: ‘You got too close – you hit it on the head'. But it lacks electricity in more ways than one. CK 67703; CD). Recorded on April 10th, 1996 using Effanel Music Mobile Recording. The album debuted at No. For the song by OutKast, see, Banned by Clear Channel following the 9/11 attacks, Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People, "Alice In Chains Rooster US Promo CD single (CD5 / 5")", "Unexpectedly chart-topping Alice in Chains coming to Pikes Peak Center", "Alice in Chains "Rooster" Chart History – Mainstream Rock", "Alice In Chains: the story behind Rooster", "Jerry Cantrell Wrote Alice in Chains' "Rooster" at Chris Cornell and Susan Silver's House", "Jerry Cantrell Reflects on Writing Alice In Chains' "Rooster" For His Father", "Green Jello Vid Sticks; Thrilling MTV Moments", "Watch Alice In Chains Perform with the real 'Rooster' Jerry Cantrell's Father", "Bad Transmission: Clear Channel's Hit List", "It's the End of the World as Clear Channel Knows It", "Beavis and Butt-Head - Rooster (Alice In Chains)", "Supernatural 2x19 - Alice in Chains - Rooster", "Soundtrack Deets: Alice In Chains Closes Out 'Terminator Salvation, "Jerry Cantrell on New Alice in Chains Album: 'There's Some Real Filth in There, "UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Results: Tim Kennedy KOs Rafael Natal in Front of Brothers in Arms", "Rock Band 3: What's New, What's Notable", "Rocksmith Remastered DLC 12/12/2017 – Alice in Chains II", "Danny Masterson's Ranch Exit: Here's How Rooster Was Written Out in Part 5", "Watch Post Malone Cover Alice In Chains And Black Sabbath With Slash", "Alice in Chains Chart History (Mainstream Rock)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Rooster_(song)&oldid=1002892557, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2020, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2018, Singlechart usages for Billboardmainstreamrock, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 January 2021, at 14:31. Despite this, the album eventually gained more recognition and praise after the death of vocalist Layne Staley, mainly due to his powerful performance despite his condition, and is now considered an iconic live album. The M16A2 is used (which was not used until the 1980s), as well as the Nomex flight gloves which were not used until well into the Vietnam War. "Rooster" is a song by the American rock band Alice in Chains, featured on their second studio album, Dirt (1992), and released as the fourth single from the album on February 22, 1993. Layne Thomas Staley (born Layne Rutherford Staley; August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician best known as the original lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which rose to international fame in the early 1990s as part of Seattle's grunge movement. Unplugged is a live album and DVD by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on July 30, 1996 by Columbia Records. Accordingly, the taping took approximately three hours to finish. Cantrell would later name his music publishing company as Rooster's Son Publishing. 91 on its "America's Hard 100" list in 2013. Track 1 - Published By Jack Lord Music / Buttnugget Publishing / Michael Inez Music / Lungclam Music (ASCAP) [6], Ned Raggett of Allmusic said that the song "[keeps] both the volume and the tenderness in play while tackling a slightly unexpected subject" and that it "alternates between almost dreamy verses, and surging, blasting choruses. [21][22][23], "Rooster" was one of the 150 songs banned by Texas-based radio chain Clear Channel Communications on its memo suggesting that certain songs were "inappropriate" for airplay on its 1,170 radio stations in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks. In a 1992 interview with Guitar for the Practicing Musician magazine, in response to the question "Do you feel you communicated with [your father] with this song? Print. Alice In Chains: MTV Unplugged is amazing. The military weapons and gear used and worn by the actors in the video are not all period-authentic. He was standing in the back and he heard all the words and stuff. In the Primus DVD Animals Should Not Try to Act Like People, Alice in Chains are seen playing the song live, with Les Claypool joining the band on stage dressed in a chicken suit. The acoustic version of "Over Now" (originally released on Alice in Chains' 1995 self-titled album) was released as a single. The MTV Unplugged was Alice in Chains' first concert in two and a half years, and contains live, acoustic versions of the band's biggest hits and lesser-known songs. [1], Jerry Cantrell has attested to being fairly ill during the performance as a result of food poisoning from a hot dog consumed before the gig. The intense combat scenes for the video were actually filmed on location in Angeles National Forest in January 1993 and have been favorably compared to Oliver Stone's classic Vietnam War film Platoon. [3], Cantrell said that one of his favorite things from the concert was when Staley said at the end of the show, "I wish I could hug you all, but I'm not gonna". [31], The song was made available to download on May 23, 2011 for use in the Rock Band 3 music gaming platform in both Basic rhythm, and PRO mode which takes advantage of the use of a real guitar/bass guitar, along with standard MIDI-compatible electronic drum kits in addition to vocals. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, and has been certified platinum by the RIAA. A lot.[13]. How to play "Rooster" Font −1 +1. Watch our community members perform this song. Recorded using Effanel Music Mobile Recording at the Majestic Theater, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, on April 10, 1996, as part of MTV Networks "Unplugged" live acoustic performance series. Metal Hammer ranked "Rooster" at No. To be honest, I didn’t really sit down intending to do any of that; it just kinda came out. [25], In an episode of Beavis and Butt-head, an Army recruiter tells the duo his nickname, "The Rooster"; upon hearing this, Beavis and Butt-head reply singing the lyrics "yeah, they come to snuff the rooster". [7] Alone, late at night, Cantrell kept thinking about his father and the psychological scars from his time in the Vietnam War that contributed to the breakdown of his family. All artists [citation needed] It is also often mistakenly attributed to the 101st Airborne Division - in which Cantrell's father served[citation needed] - who wore shoulder sleeve insignia on their arms featuring a bald eagle. Staley was known for his distinct vocal style and tenor voice, as well as his … * 6-part folding insert with 2 sides (12 pages total). The only apparent way to distinguish this red counterfeit pressing from this other red counterfeit pressing of MTV Unplugged is the slightly different matrix runout pattern. [32][33], "Rooster" was mentioned on the 2016 novel Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not? It is the fifth song on the original pressing of the album and sixth on others. This was omitted from the CD but can be found on the VHS and DVD. Cantrell Sr. served two combat tours in Vietnam, and also appears in the music video talking about his war experiences. "Rooster" was a childhood nickname given to Cantrell Sr. by his great-grandfather, because of his perceived "cocky" attitude and his hair, which used to stick up on top of his head like a rooster's comb. Alice in Chains perform an accoustic concert as part of the MTV Unplugged series. It was recorded on April 10, 1996 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theatre for the television series MTV Unplugged. Between the end of 1993 and a performance for MTV Unplugged in the spring of 1996, Alice in Chains performed no concerts -- they didn't even support the release of their eponymous third album with a minor tour. Actor James Elliott (Southland, Entourage, Mafia II, etc.) [7] Inez and drummer Sean Kinney did pay tribute to Metallica, however, playing the intro to their hit song "Enter Sandman" just before "Sludge Factory". [7] Cantrell wrote the lyrics from the standpoint of his father.[12]. Unplugged is a live album and DVD by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on July 30, 1996 by Columbia Records. ", and introduced a new song, "The Killer Is Me". [citation needed]. by Thompson Square with Travis Thrasher. "[8], The song was written by Alice in Chains guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell for his father, Jerry Cantrell Sr., who served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. They then go into the "formal" take which was used on the CD. Moreover, a few songs such as "Got Me Wrong" and "Sludge Factory" had to be replayed numerous times due to error. [12] The songs "Angry Chair", "Frogs", and "The Killer Is Me" were cut from the original MTV broadcast but are included on both the CD and home video releases. On April 10, 1996, Alice in Chains resurfaced to perform their first concert in two and a half years for MTV Unplugged, a program featuring all-acoustic set lists. "[9] Sandy Masuo of Rolling Stone wrote in her review "Unplugged certainly reaffirms the emotional range and technical prowess of Alice in Chains. Features Song Lyrics for Alice In Chains's MTV Unplugged album. 2 on its list of "The Top 10 Best Alice in Chains Song" in 2020. [30], MMA fighter Tim Kennedy, himself an Army veteran, uses the song as his entrance theme at UFC events. It was recorded on April 10, 1996 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Majestic Theatre for the television series MTV Unplugged. which was greeted by laughter from the audience. His torn-up vocals are the passionate lifeblood of this acoustic set, fuelling the uneasy darkness of “Rooster” and delivering the lonesome howl that makes this rendition of “Down In a Hole” unforgettable. ", Cantrell said: Yeah. The demo for "Rooster" was recorded at Eldorado Studios on Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard during the sessions for the Singles (1992) soundtrack, co-produced by Alice in Chains with Dave Jerden. Alice in Chains - Unplugged (DVD) Rip5.1 - Vídeo Dailymotion He was back there with his big gray Stetson and his cowboy boots — he's a total Oklahoma man — and at the end, he took his hat off and just held it in the air. The DVD's introduction to "Sludge Factory" also contains portions of ", On the DVD, the final song's title is listed onscreen as "Killer Is Me." [11] A full length DVD of the concert was also later released on October 26, 1999. It meant a lot to him that I wrote it. 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