William DuVall

Born Sep 6, 1967

William DuVall is an American musician, best known as a current vocalist and guitarist in Alice in Chains. DuVall joined Alice in Chains in 2006, and appears on the 2009 album Black Gives Way to Blue replacing Layne Staley after his death in April 2002. DuVall is also co-founder, lead singer, guitarist and lyricist for Comes with the Fall.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on September 6, 1967.


1983 15 Years Old In 1983, DuVall helped found the controversial Atlanta-based hardcore punk band Neon Christ, contributing guitars and lyrics to the band's albums. … Read More
1987 19 Years Old In 1987, DuVall formed the Final Offering with vocalist Randy Gue (a former Neon Christ roadie), Corrosion of Conformity bassist Mike Dean and drummer Greg Psomas. … Read More


1994 26 Years Old In 1994, DuVall co-wrote the song "I Know" for fellow Atlanta musician Grammy-nominated Dionne Farris; this song won DuVall an ASCAP award. … Read More


1999 31 Years Old 1999 found DuVall, Bevan, and Nico moving on to form Comes With The Fall, adding Adam Stanger as bassist. … Read More
2001 33 Years Old CWTF began touring as both the opening band and as part of Jerry Cantrell's solo band for his Degradation Trip tours in 2001 and 2002. … Read More
2002 34 Years Old Quickly becoming Cantrell's go-to man, DuVall and Cantrell's musical collaborations led to DuVall joining Cantrell's band Alice in Chains, replacing Layne Staley, who died in 2002. … Read More
2005 37 Years Old In the meantime, DuVall has reunited with his former Neon Christ bandmates to do a documentary film called All Alone Together: Neon Christ and Atlanta Hardcore, which he said director Edgar Johnson had first pitched to him back in 2005.
2006 38 Years Old …  DuVall joined Alice in Chains in 2006, and he appears on the 2009 album Black Gives Way to Blue as well as the 2013 follow-up The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here. … Read More
2007 39 Years Old In 2007, Alice in Chains began touring with Velvet Revolver and Kill Hannah. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old In 2008 he performed vocal duties with MC5/DTK at the Meltdown Festival curated by Massive Attack. … Read More
2009 41 Years Old It had since been advertised on the official Alice in Chains website that the band – now with DuVall officially noted as lead singer – was working on new material with an album, now known as Black Gives Way to Blue, released on September 29, 2009.
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