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Alice in Chains: Jar of Flies (Columbia)

Deborah Frost, Village Voice, The, 15 March 1994

THE NEAT TRICK Alice in Chains pulled off a coupla weeks ago when their third EP Jar of Flies (Columbia) zipped to the No. 1 position on Billboard's album chart is not entirely unprecedent-ed, even if the sluggish retail cli-mate that allows nonhousehold names to bumrush the chart tradi-tionally comes later in the season.

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