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Sean Kinney

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Sean Howard Kinney (born May 27, 1966) is an American musician, best known as the drummer and co-founder of the rock band Alice in Chains.[2][3] Kinney also founded the short-lived supergroup Spys4Darwin, and has collaborated with other artists such as Johnny Cash and Metallica. He played drums for his Alice in Chains bandmate, Jerry Cantrell's first solo album, Boggy Depot (1998). Since 2009, Kinney has been co-owner of the Crocodile club in Seattle. He was a guest drummer on NBC's Late Night with Seth Meyers in September 2018. Kinney has earned nine Grammy Award nominations as a member of Alice in Chains.[4]

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Sean Kinney
Kinney performing with Alice in Chains in 2019
Kinney performing with Alice in Chains in 2019
Background information
Birth nameSean Howard Kinney
Born (1966-05-27) May 27, 1966 (age 57)
Renton, Washington, U.S.[1]
GenresAlternative metal, grunge, alternative rock, heavy metal, hard rock
Years active1976–present
Member ofAlice in Chains
Formerly ofJerry Cantrell, Spys4Darwin