Alice Mudgarden

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A short lived project consisting of members from Alice in Chains, Mudhoney & Soundgarden.


Sap was the first studio EP by the American Rock band Alice in Chains. It was released on February 4, 1992 through Columbia Records.

The EP features guest vocals by Ann Wilson from the band Heart, who joined vocalist Layne Staley and guitarist Jerry Cantrell for the choruses of "Brother" and "Am I Inside." The EP also features Mark Arm of Mudhoney and Chris Cornell of Soundgarden, who appeared together on the song "Right Turn," credited to "Alice Mudgarden" in the liner notes. The song was featured in the 2001 film Black Hawk Down.

Regarding the lyrical content, Cantrell said he wrote "Brother" about his relationship with his younger brother. The song specifically refers to the period after Cantrell's parents divorced, when his younger brother went off to live with his father while he stayed with his mother, and Cantrell said that the song "was a way of trying to build a bridge." Commenting on "Got Me Wrong," Cantrell said he wrote the song about a relationship where one person thinks he or she can change the other person, and added that the song speaks of "the different ways that men and women see each other."


Singles and EPs

1) Right Turn

Alice in Chains - (Would?

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2) Right Turn (Alice in Chains - Jar Of Flies / Sap 1994)

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1) Right Turn

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Alice in Chains - Dirt & Sap ‎(CD, Album + CD, EP + Comp, Ltd, 1992)


1) Right Turn

Alice in Chains - (Sap 1992)

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Members Name Check

Listed here is the entire line up for the Sap EP, but only Mark Arm & Chris Cornell were credited as Alice Mudgarden on the track "Right Turn".

Full Line Up for the Sap EP

Chris Cornell - (Soundgarden, Audioslave, Temple of the Dog, Center for Disease Control Boys.)

Jerry Cantrell - (Alice in Chains, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Cardboard Vampyres, Danzig, Metal Church, Damageplan, Gov't Mule, Deftones.)

Layne Staley - (Alice in Chains, Mad Season, Class of '99,)

Mark McLaughlin aka Mark Arm - (The Monkeywrench, Mudhoney, Green River, DKT/MC5.)

Michael Starr aka Ralph Saenz - (Steel Panther, L.A. Guns, Atomic Punks, Ninja Sex Party, Hugh Ganus, AFI)

Sean Kinney - (Alice in Chains, Spys4Darwin)