Monday, May 27: Tig's Rock Birthdays

Happy Birthday today (May 27) to Sean Kinney. The Alice in Chains drummer is 53. Also celebrating is former Dio keyboardist Claude Schnell (61). In remembrance today, former Black Crowes keyboardist Eddie Harsch would have been 62.

Drummer Sean Kinney has been the only drummer in Alice in Chains since their inception and he has also helped design artwork and stage setups for most of the band’s albums and tours giving him a large role in the presentation of the band. Alice in Chains rose to fame in the early 1990’s as part of the Seattle grunge movement along with band’s like Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Soundgarden. The band toured in the summer of 2017 doing some opening dates on the Guns N’ Roses stadium tour along with headlining dates. The band released their sixth album, Ranier Fog in 2018 and they'll be touring this summer with Korn. Cheers to Sean Kinney on his birthday today! For tour dates and info, check out the official Alice in Chains website here.

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