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"Rooster" is a popular single by the grunge/metal group Alice in Chains. The song was released in 1993 and is featured on their second, full-length studio album, Dirt. It was written by guitarist Jerry Cantrell for his father, who served in the Vietnam War. His nickname was "Rooster." It is unknown where the nickname originated, but there is speculation that it may have been in relation to the 101st Airborne Division, in which Cantrell's father served. The 101st… read more

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  • Avatar for Disvisonpunk86
    I love this track lots it's so beautiful easily one of their best 👌
  • Avatar for Insect_Reject
    2:33 I get goosebumps everytime. What a song!
  • Avatar for tigre-de-papier
    The epitome of awesome
  • Avatar for Christina383
    Staley was the best singer ever and this is probably his best.
  • Avatar for Ojlaa
    I just rediscovered this track after...quite a while...amazing how insanely good it still feels. Makes me feel goosebumps all over. Everything adds up so beautifully. Guys did an incredible job, but, damn it, Layne...really killed it. I miss this mad angel so much.
  • Avatar for KingNoCrown
    This must be one of my favorite Alice songs. It gives me goosebumps every time the "You know he ain't gonna die" part kicks in. [4]
  • Avatar for CursedWings
    His voice in this song shakes like milk. <3 My.. oh my ..
  • Avatar for Cure1980
    Music for stoners...
  • Avatar for doctaphil9
    dude layne's vocals on the 1991 demo are fucking incredible, jeeeeez that man had such powerful pipes
  • Avatar for KilroyX
    Aawyeeeeeeeeeeeeeheeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaah

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