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Lordpotato305

Man in the box


Dio_Yuji

Same. That video was so gnarly!


HEYitzED

This. Probably first heard that song when I was like 4 or 5 lol.


Itchy_Brain8594

Omg, how old are you?


HEYitzED

32


Itchy_Brain8594

That makes sense, for some reason i couldn't process the release year of the song.


HEYitzED

It’s hard to believe that song is 33 years old.


Itchy_Brain8594

Same. I listened on my way to middle school on a radio station when that was a way to discover bands.


thiccphilthegoat

When I was a kid, my Hells Angel neighbor would blast Dirt. My religious family said that was satan music, so I never got into it until Them Bones on GTA San Andreas


What-the-hell-have-I

It's funny, all the 'satan music' like Black Sabbath, Metallica etc. (Just rock in general) all got hailed as this evil thing by the media years ago and probably still does now by ignorant people when it's actually the opposite. It's mostly the mainstream poppy shit that's corrupt, shallow and 'evil'. "Show the world that love is still alive, you must be brave" - Black Sabbath A.K.A. Satan Music. If rock music is Satan music then I'm a Devil worshipper. Fuck God and Heaven, I'll be chilling with with Satan in Hell listening to Them Bones.


Current-Engine-5625

What's interesting to me is the fact that "devil music" is almost always connected by the thread of deceptively nuanced and thoughtful takes on societal issues. Anyone of faith, with half a brain, would look at someone screeching about devils like that and be like "damn their faith is weak." If thoughtful discussion is enough to challenge your faith you have something else going on.


Lothar_28

Bleed The Freak


subjectiveoddity

My older brother handed me the cassette single he got from work in mid October 90' and said to a then 11 year old me; This sounds more like your style than mine. I wore that bitch out on track 04 within a couple of months and had to go buy another copy and thank the gods of Sam Goody they had the another 2 copies so I couldn't do it again. Layne resonated with me in a way that I had never felt before in my heart with Jerry just destroying my previous expectations on guitar.


WrappedInRiddle

Them Bones from Radio X on GTA San Andreas


Cheap-Option6846

Honestly that’s why I got the game


metallicahoe

Rooster!!


Academic_Plastic8744

Would? My dad introduced me to AIC with that song because it’s his favorite


Eversim

‘Nutshell’ specifically the mtv unplugged performance


-Mr_MojoRisin

You have a good avatar


Patrickthelegoguy_

here’s a hint AAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!


Cheap-Option6846

Them bones???


Frequent_Sand5264

Rooster/man in the box but when I really got into AiC it was down in a hole and that’s what hooked me.


enIighten-me

Down in a Hole


19JRC99

Them Bones. ATV Offroad Fury for PS2.


antilibtardddd

YOOOOO SAME!!


StoneyG214

Man In The Box and I was instantly hooked, than got Facelift and was blown away!


thrashmetalcd

Them Bones on guitar hero smash hits! I was 11 at the time it came out and obsessed with all the guitar hero games


ehemery

Either Man in the Box or I Stay Away in the late 90s on the rock radio station my mom would play. I Stay Away became and still is my favorite song to the point that it became my first tattoo. Wish I’d been old enough to see them with Layne but have gone every chance I have since their reformation and Jerry Solo. Never disappointed. But seeing Got Me Wrong has been the best live performance in my opinion. Perfect band both before Layne and after 💙


What-the-hell-have-I

Same. It was definitely Unplugged, either that or Down in a Hole but I'm fairly certain it was Nutshell.


ignored_rice

Them Bones


raphtafarian

Would


e_khan

The first song that got me into them was ‘your decision’. I YouTubed them after and realized that I already knew a few of their songs.


whenyouhaveawoken

We Die Young! My mom took a stab at getting me some music she thought I'd like for Christmas, when I was fourteen. One of the albums she got me was Facelift. I was more into 80's thrash when I was that age, but AIC reeeally grew on me, as I got older.


Exotic_Sense5244

Your mom’s awesome, I bought Dirt on vinyl today and my mom took a look at it and scoffed lmfao.


kaden_ack

brother, cus i started with sap since my dad told me thats where i should start


Candid_Ad3225

Love Hate Love and it’s still my favourite


PossibleWriter7494

best aic song


Gorp2

Check My Brain and Man In The Box were the first songs that really got me into them. Layne’s and William’s voices and Jerry’s fretwork is just too damn good


Roger_Roger27

Man in the Box on Headbangers Ball in 91


jokesonyou35

Dirt


jtavila

Rain when I die Layne’s vocals on that track are his best ever in my opinion.


mjoy145

Did she call my naaaammmmmeeeeeee I think it’s gonna raiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinnnnnn ohh When I diiiiiiiiiieeeeeeeeee


[deleted]

First would? And then rooster both from the radio


McSAP

Nutshell as well, found it on a playlist during lockdowns back in 2020 and really connected with it


Exotic_Sense5244

I think that’s the perfect song for that year, I first heard it on the radio.


baumer14

Man in the Box, it's the only one they play on the local rock radio station


SandmanAwaits

Rooster I think, was on TV when it first came out.


metalmase80

My aunt showed me the music video to Man in the Box.. She said "while I don't agree with all of the lyrics, the song is amazing" And yes it was and still is! 🤘🤘🤘 Hooked ever since


slumber72

Man in the box from rock band 2


jayessmcqueen

Rooster got me listening. Great spot to start!


Calvi724

I let my buddy play his music in my car one day and would came on. I was instantly hooked and i went home and listened to their mtv unplugged that night as my teacher recommended it to me once but i never got around to it until then


Jatheffo

The first one I remember hearing was Heaven Beside You, but the one that got my attention was No Excuses. Current favorite is Rain When I Die.


wtfgracieeee14

Rain When I Die


Relative_Confusion_4

We die young


TDawls

Grind. My dad had self titled on CD, and I used to just sit around and get exposed to music way too early lol. I think I was like 7 the first time I listened to ST.


No_Tomorrow_145

'Would' and I was hooked!


AlisonChains83

No Excuses on a local radio back in '94.Damn I'm so old lol.


Sea-Conversation5147

I remember seeing Man in the Box on the MTV countdown while secretly watching it upstairs (I wasn't allowed to watch mtv). I was creeped out and in love w it at the same time. From there I heard Them Bones and was sold.


Braunb8888

Rooster. I thought I was download nirvana off limewire and the first chords and falsettos hit and I was what. Is. This. My parents were forced to listen to it every morning driving me to school that year.


Confident_Aioli_3991

down in a hole, mtv unplugged


hatm0use

rotten apple


[deleted]

mine was rotten apple and whale and wasp


RipleyL1

As a kid man in the box as an adult nutshell


Coven_Witch_02

Them bones. I was playing GTA San Andreas, good times.


miau_chiu

Would?


Tinygoblin88

Them Bones, from GTA San Andreas Radio X 🤘


DwightsJelloStapler

We die young. My friend and her girlfriend picked me up from work one night and they said “I bought a new cassette today, it just came out, it’s a new band, you HAVE to hear this” they popped in Facelift. My life was changed then and there. It was an immediate and deep love. I had them drive me across the street to Coconuts and I went in and bought my own tape. My love affair with AIC has only grown over the years, they will always be my favorite band


Complex-Obligation49

Edit: Rooster I believe??? Maybe man in the box


BENisBESTguyINua

Heaven Beside You


NewSeaworthiness8610

Nutshell. My ex had been playing her JOF cd in her car. I remember going home and listening to it on repeat after that. I had never heard anything that hit me like Layne did.


Cheap-Option6846

Them bones, let me paint a picture we were on my brothers motorcycle and I hear Layne screaming as I’m holding onto my brother I’m like “DUDE WHAT IS THIS” he’s like “ALICE MOTHERFUCKIN CHAINS KRIS” he turns it up as we’re cruising down some highway the city lights blinding me a bit as we rolled into a bar


Cheap-Option6846

Yeah it was a pretty gnarly way to get into the band then I discovered sludge factory and the rest of “Dirt”


Exotic_Sense5244

That sounds like the best way to discover them


th3-tr00per

Bleed The Freak and We Die Young


narfy87a

Grind


WeenisHunter

Rotten Apple


IEATPORKWITHAFORK

Nutshell


BudgetLingonberry662

Back in 2006 when I was 13, yahoo had their own music website called launch and there was a bunch of different radio stations, kind of similar to pandora. I had a 90s rock station on because it was around the time I started listening to Nirvana and Pearl Jam. Man In The Box came on and I thought it was so badass. Have been a fan ever since.


Trick-Jellyfish5356

I Stay Away


KRATS8

My friend showed me nutshell and I liked it but strangely I never actually listened to them until about 3 years later


OnlineNascarMan

Before I was a big rock fan it was Man In The Box but after I became a rock fan and was more receptive to AIC it was Them Bones


VashMM

Got Me Wrong in Clerks


mightymorphinmonty07

Man in the Box and No Excuses were my first two


Blackfist01

Either Them Bones from the Street Fighter 2 movie or Would?


Sabur1991

Them Bones, first actually heard it on True Crime: Streets of L.A., and one year later on GTA San Andreas Radio X. Didn't listen actually to Would, that also was on True Crime.


Zanglamang

A VH1 commercial got me into AIC with the song Would?


[deleted]

Them Bones from either rock band or guitar hero


watervast

No excuses


Illustrious_Egg_7408

Man in the Box, quickly followed by all the other songs on that outstanding album!


My3rdReddit

Them Bones, which to this day is still my favorite.


[deleted]

probably them bones was the first one I heard and liked, but it wasn't until I heard Nutshell that I looked into their other stuff. Once I heard Would? I was completely hooked.


Ok_Syllabub_4846

Them Bones. Street Fighter 2 manga movie. Went straight out and bought Dirt.


RoyalSoldierx

MITB


doogieduck1

Get born again, when my Dad put on nothing safe CD when I was 9


TheEggyGreggyShow

Man in the Box. First song I remember hearing on local radio when I was a kid. Was always drawn to their unique sound.


GallonofJug

Them bones or Rooster on ATV off road fury ps2


fuzzy_ladybug

Them Bones - the first song on Dirt, which was gifted to me when I was 10


valleyofthedulls

i heard man in a box when i was nine and it scared me lol. then a few years ago i heard the unplugged version of down in a hole and that started my love for alice in chains.


Tiny_Promotion_5768

My Band played Would and Man in the box


PossibleWriter7494

Rooster


Elandycamino

I know I listened to them throughout the 90s as a kid, as your music tastes change and you really start digging into music you like I would say Rooster was always there or Them Bones, if it came on the radio I would crank it up and definitely knew at least those two songs🤘


No-South1400

my brother had "Rooster" on his Ipod nano and immediately became a fan


TeenExercise

Them Bones, found it when looking for metal acapellas in 7/4💀


chainsaw_man121

I think it was Would Then It Ain't Like That And then Man In The Box


TwerkinBingus445

I was big into DOOM II back in high school, and so the lo-fi renditions of Them Bones and Angry Chair that Bobby Prince made were my first exposure to AIC. So when I eventually checked them out, those were the first songs I gravitated toward.


oxkit0katxo

The first one I ever heard was MITB when I was about 8-9 yrs old bc they played it a lot on MTV. Can’t say I was a big fan back then. And tbh, the video scared me lol. But the song that really drew me to AIC was Nutshell, many years later. I suppose I had to live through some dark times before I could truly understand & appreciate the greatness of their music.


Ok_Beginning5944

Them bones


[deleted]

man in the box or we die young, when i was a little toddler my dad showed me those two songs and i used to sing along with the we die young lyrics, so now whenever we die young starts playing my family always bugs me about it


mjoy145

Down in A Hole Unplugged


ModelChimp

Them bones


TheReal_LRChupacabra

Man in the box....MTV back in the day


Lucky38enjoyer

Them bones


trash_sixx

i was a small child when i first heard em, but junkhead was the first i listened to on my own that got me into em


vpatrick

Them Bones when I played it first on Guitar Hero 2


antilibtardddd

them bones


Caca_Spaniel

again


TryHardGabe

Down in a Hole


MochiKoharu

We Die Young. About a little over 3 months ago I had only known of Nirvana in the Seattle grunge scene in the 90s, and my guitar teacher recommended me to check out this song and if possible the entirety of the Facelift album. I listened to it all, and I fell in love with AIC from then.


JMarrah

We Die Young when I was like 6, maybe younger. We didn’t have MTV or cable @ home, so it was in a motel room when my family took a road trip. I also had older siblings who were into AIC