Top 10 Reasons Why Alice in Chains is Better Than Nirvana

This will be the last better than list I`ll make now let's get started.

The Top Ten

1 Layne Staley was a much better vocalist

Layne Staley unlike Kurt actually had a high range and could sing with power.

This is so true - christangrant

Kurt just kinda always sounded tired or stoned - EliHbk

The vocal distortion is amazing

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2 Alice in Chains is more talented

Not just lyrically but musically to.


3 They wrote better lyrics

Alice in Chains lyrics: "I'm man in the box buried in my S***, won't you come and save me (save me)"
Nirvana lyrics: "A mosquito, a lapido, yeah! "
You tell me which lyrics are better.

That's debatable

4 Alice in Chains have better songs

That's a matter of opinion but I agree

Good Alice in Chains songs: Man in the Box, No Excuses, Rooster, Down in a Hole, Them Bones, Heaven Beside You, Nutshell, Would? , I Stay Away, Angry Chair, Again, Grind, So Close, Sludge Factory, Bleed the Freak, Confusion, We Die Young, Brother, Got Me Wrong, Right Turn, and etc.
Good Nirvana songs: Smells Like Overrated Song, Come As You Are, Heart- Shaped Box, Lithium, Dumb, About A Girl, Been a Son, You Know You're Right

5 Alice in Chains was more influential to Grunge

Like 10x more influential!

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6 Alice in Chains is complex while Nirvana is simple

Complexity is better than Simplicity.

It depends if you prefer simplicity in songs but objectively that makes it better

7 Layne Staley is better at screaming

Unlike Kurt Layne can actually scream and not sound bad!

8 Alice in Chains' songs had a message behind them, Nirvana's songs had no message behind them

Self explanatory.


9 Jerry Cantrell is a much better guitar player.
10 Every Alice in Chains Album is Better than Nirvana's Best Album

The Contenders

11 Alice in Chains still continued without Staley Nirvana just fell apart after Kurt died

Alice in Chains was actually able to move on and find a replacement singer for them to continue on Nirvana just stopped after Kurt died do I need to go on?

Not so much of a reason, that's just unfortunate. Also I'm pretty sure Foo Fighters had the remaining members in it?

12 Alice in Chains sounds better in comparison

Not a big reason but still a reason regardless.

They are very different band though

13 Alice in Chains released more albums

Eh not really a reason.

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