Alice In Chains - Check My Brain Lyrics



So I found myself in the sun, oh yeah
A hell of a place to end a run, oh yeah

California, I'm fine
Somebody check my brain
California's all right
Somebody check my brain
Check my brain

I walk these streets, I creep and I fall, oh yeah
When she sang I answered the call, oh yeah

California, I'm fine
Somebody check my brain
California's all right
Somebody check my brain

Aaaaah tears that filled my bong
Aaaaah years expended gone

[Guitar]

I hung my guns and put em away, oh yeah
The trick of the trade, and by the way, oh yeah

California, I'm fine
Somebody check my brain
California's all right
Somebody check my brain

Aaaah tears that filled my bong
Aaaah years expended gone
[Repeat]

Check my brain, check my brain...




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  1. Jelsig 67

    I'm going to have hearing loss soon if I keep listening to AIC so loud but I can't help it

  2. Kalvin Cunha Aguiar

    Neuroscientists headbang to this gem of a song haha

  3. Exiled Pumpkin Lord AQ3D

    I only came for the intro lol

  4. Draka Shrakenburg Productions

    This song came out more than ten years ago...Damn.

  5. Jacob Bear

    Dam sounds dark, almost like like dirt.. with a new twist

  6. Kabir Mumick

    one of the guys from Alice In Chains that is replacing Layne Staley sounds like him exactly

  7. A Paige Of A Shaolin monk

    Welcome to battleon!!

  8. Adrian Kaniewski

    Now i chek their brain

  9. Adrian Kaniewski

    California ok

  10. Jayson Boniog

    AQ3D anyone?😅

    Adam Del Valle

    Hahaha! I was waiting for someone to say something 🤣 battle on!

    sora senpai

    La conocí por ese juego xD
    No me arrepiento uwu

  11. Alan Ward

    I like what you did with the drum's stereo micing: putting it from the audience's perspective

  12. nuclearskull

    6:47 Well you cant say they arent rocking it wt The ALICE IN CHAINS California Check My Brain oozing down the walls of the place!!.....But hurry up and get there before they shutter the place as its bleeding & oozing money too!! They closed the nightclub KAOS last week....https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdSBJB83bUg

  13. Chris W Scott

    Blue Gives Way To Black

  14. Paul Westcott

    That guitar is fkn naughty Jerry..
    Even before Layne decided to travel the stars... AIC were more than just music..
    They're a coping mechanism for the shit life throws at you.
    I often feel like the drummer could produce bangers too..
    Its in the DNA of Alice...
    Just a band above bands.

  15. Hordes Of Nebulah

    The riff is giving off some serious Tom G Warrior vibes! Sounds like it could be a Triptykon song or even Monotheost era Celtic Frost.

    Jayson Raphael Murdock

    Damn dude I don't know if I would go that heavy but I'm not gonna argue with you. Rock on

    Hordes Of Nebulah

    @Jayson Raphael Murdock It is really only the guitar riffs that sound similar. It has that crushing sort of crawl that a lot of Tom G Warriors later stuff had. The vocals aren't anything alike but that main riff is begging for some of Tom's various grunts and "ooh" noises.

  16. vivo lixo pano 69

    Grunge not is dead

  17. Cthulhu 669

    Hahha, I first heard this song in jail. I did get to score and shoot smack with Layne tho. That dude could do shots of diesel that would kill even my junkie ass

  18. Martin E.

    Terrific chainsaw guitar riff...Jerry is an absolute fuckin' genius

  19. Manny from Atascadero

    That’s flanging, not bending...Layne is spinning in his shallow fucking grave...he was my friend.

  20. Orestes Marmolejo

    Antes la música de alice in chains tenia una estética rara la cual layne staley adapto perfectamente, y este nuevo vocal es pésimo, y para acabarla la música a perdido esa estética original ahora parece musica de circo solo para vender a la fuerza, antes eran de las mejores bandas ahora se ven como unos ancianos principiantes en el escenario

  21. Chris Tucker

    California!!!! o yeaa.

  22. Deven Pawar

    Alice In Bend: Bend Gives The Way To Bend

  23. Jesus Hands

    when I heard this song for the first time I really thought that it was sung by Layne

  24. Bambi Pardis

    Rated B by BAMBI

  25. Stephen Kimak

    Yes check your fucking brain. Your not alice in chains. Lance is the true alice in chains

  26. orangeTadpole

    The “new” Alice In Chains song is now 10 years old.

    jaysim53

    Check My Brain where did 10 years go

  27. Dale Benjamin

    This band never gives up.what band thrives after losing their frontman.AIC forever.

  28. Daniel Pullen

    Mike Starr's Bass was much better

  29. Valentino Cavestri

    Yeeeeah

  30. Brian McNamara

    Years expended...gone

  31. Brandon McClanahan

    How does this song not have over a million views?

  32. Dan Cash

    My bowl of Cheerios

  33. X T

    I can sound better like layne then this but no one can top him rest easy peacefuly 🖤❤️

  34. DarkBottle

    Lyrics (Jerry Cantrell)


    So I found myself in the sun, oh yeah
    A hell of a place to end a run, oh yeah

    California, I'm fine
    Somebody check my brain
    California's all right
    Somebody check my brain
    Check my brain

    I walk these streets, a creep in a fog, oh yeah
    When she sang, I answered the call, oh yeah

    California, I'm fine
    Somebody check my brain
    California's all right
    Somebody check my brain

    Tears that filled my bong
    Years expended, gone

    I hung my guns and put 'em away, oh yeah
    A trick of the trade and by the way, oh yeah

    California, I'm fine
    Somebody check my brain
    California's all right
    Somebody check my brain

    Tears that filled my bong
    Years expended, gone

    Tears that filled my bong
    Years expended, gone

    Check my brain
    Check my brain
    Check my brain

  35. David Machokas

    Cali, really please find my liberal brain.left it on the 405

  36. Casey Stewart

    The first time I ever heard this was at an aic concert in Cincinnati OH and it blew me away. Sounds just like the kind of songs they used to make when Layne was still around

  37. Andrew King

    Love the guitar riff in this song and the haunting vocals

  38. Recoil816

    Jerry sounds amazing in this. Love it

  39. Adolf Hitler

    The Spirit of Laney lives strongly in this song and can be clearly heard in the distance of the verses

  40. Alex McBeth

    I just picture an older, wiser, sober Layne singing this, and it makes me so depressed.

  41. Downtown High Dive

    EXTRA IPA AND ALICE AND CHAINS

  42. Susan Kinnan

    Alice in chains check my brain

  43. Jeremy Hines

    I still like that nasty, gritty sound of dirt and especially self titled.

  44. Jamie Patterson

    I've been listening to this tune since it was released. An absolute banger and just sounds exactly how you'd want Aic to sound. What a band

  45. Jomo Burton

    Oh yeah.... yeah . Californian ahhh check my bone. trick of the trade. czeck my bone.

  46. Layne Scooby

    One of there best songs ever

  47. Darrion Besenfelder

    Kicked ass in Ohio last night

  48. Aaron W.

    When I first heard this song I knew it was AIC immediately, like "Hell yeah! Alice in Chains is back!". William's doing a fine job, still miss Layne but William Duvall is doing great in his place.

  49. Daisy Gee

    So I found myself in the sun, oh yeah
    A hell of a place to end a run, oh yeah
    California, I'm fine
    Somebody check my brain
    California's all right
    Somebody check my brain
    Check my brain
    I walk these streets, I creep and I fall, oh yeah
    When she sang I answered the call, oh yeah
    California, I'm fine somebody check my brain
    California's all right somebody check my brain
    Ah tears have filled my bones
    Ah years expended gone
    Guitar
    I hung my guns and put em away, oh yeah
    The trick of the trade, and by the way, oh yeah
    California, I'm fine somebody check my brain
    California's all right somebody check my brain
    Ah tears have filled my bones
    Ah years expended gone
    Ah tears have filled my bones
    Ah years expended gone
    Check my brain, check my brai

  50. david edelman

    I love this tune!

  51. m0j0 green

    see you the 16th at Blossom ..Sing it jerry

  52. frogs

    heard this at saratoga art center, fuckin wicked

  53. scott mulkey

    I'm saying 2 paws up to this. In regards to that twang thang,,,,bending those cords.

  54. CheckmateGamer

    Guitar Level = Elite

  55. jasiel delgado

    The beginning is slightly reminding me of 10s from pantera

    SupBeaches

    I can't unhear this

  56. David Brass

    I love layne! But everybody needs to let Duvall do his thing!

    The Vinyl Guy

    Yes, exactly he’s a good replacement or should say fits in well but usually no one tops the first singer of the band cause that’s what made the band become what it is now. I just saw ALICE IN CHAINS yesterday and god dam really good sounding show and they delivered

  57. Jason Moore

    🧠🦁

  58. Ryan M

    duckder'rd... love U MF

    Ryan M

    ftw buddy love ya bud

  59. Brian Donoho

    I will be in a blue wheelchair

  60. Brian Donoho

    Iam going to see them August 20th

  61. Red Ryder

    I remember when the song came out, it gave me chills. Listening to it now it still does the same thing.

  62. sn0wman

    Can’t believe this song is already 10+ years old. I remember being 10-11 years old and hearing this when it was brand new. I remember thinking even then that this band is one of the greatest ever, and this song was proof.

  63. Maria Fernanda Torres

    This song live is something out of this world! ❤️❤️❤️

  64. MillerCrosses

    California just passed a bill that politicians have to release their tax returns to have their names on a ballot. California's alright.

    Dave ThirtyTwoForty

    It's a great example of commiecrats throwing a hissy fit because they've been told "no". It only applies to the primaries, anyway. More ineffectual huffing and puffing from the puffers in CA.

  65. Christopher Bingham

    This is one of my favorite guitar riffs ever.

    Vinyl Diary666

    One of the most nasty and badass guitar tones ever! No doubt

  66. B izichyld

    I was in disbelief when I first heard this song on the radio. It was obviously AIC but how had I not heard it before? Had no idea there was a new album and that it sounded so legit.

  67. Jennifer Mccann

    Long live the 90s music

  68. Rick Ellison

    This song...equals my gums

  69. Snowblind

    I think Layne would be happy to know that his band is still going strong.

    Ang S.

    Layne, I'm sure is looking down with a big smile. Love this tune. It really has a 90s feel

    Vinyl Diary666

    Layne is still with them! The legacy lives on! Oh yeah🔥

    Nolan Davis

    This Seattle Grunge Band is Going Strong and Rocking On 🎸🎸🤘🤘👍👍

  70. R.J.J. O

    666k views!

  71. Jared Bozarth

    Bad ass!!!!!

  72. James Dio

    I lo e u 2 Zack.

  73. BroncosBailey ‘99

    I was unsure to even check out post-Staley tracks of AiC, I loved his voice so much. DuVall you put together a masterpiece, you and Jerry kick ass

  74. erich84502ify

    Their biggest song

  75. STROMBA420

    Come on, guys, just enjoy the music ... don't bitch about Layne

  76. Cody Pech

    Metallica fans should take the lyrics to this song literally.

  77. vapor dreams 翁萎円

    Holy shit that riff's awesome af.

  78. Paul Collins

    I don't know why they got a new lead singer Jerry is the one doing the lead vocals the new guy has never sang lead on any not a single song is that Jerry's way of conformity saying hey we have a token black guy in my band we are not racist cause Duvall doesn't contribute anything to the band that anyone else and trust me there is hundreds of people better then him

  79. Andy McQueen

    My only problem with this song is the OHHH YEEAAHHHH part. Kinda goofy.

    Layne Scooby

    What? Layne would have done it even better

  80. Heidi L. Guitreau

    Laines spirit is obviously still with Alice

    Jarred Nicely

    It's Layne

  81. Austin

    Somebody check my mental health

  82. Joe Freiheit

    Totally Awesome Riff!

    Andrew King

    Joe Freihet The openening riff sounds incredible You can pick the Black Sabbath influence in that. The vocals sounds a bit like Ace Frehley in parts

    Joe Freiheit

    Andrew King your right, sounds like something you’d expect from Sabbath

  83. Tony Walker Music

    This song gives me motion sickness. I love it.

  84. WRX DRUMMER

    Grind 2.0. Hard to replace a MASTER. Hope you are well Layne. We all miss you but your replacement is quite worthy. Seen the “new” Alice and it’s FUCKING AWESOME!!! However no replacement for displacement...... wish you were here....

  85. WaLLYDRaG

    Should let me do Layne's parts. Or Kurts or Scott's or Chris' I crush em all. ^.^

  86. livin' in chains

    Oh yeeeeeeeeeaaaaaahhhhh

  87. m0j0 green

    Layne would drive this into your Brains! I miss those Layne harmonies! Man could carry so many octaves! Jerry sing it man!! So many haters thumbing down a awesome band! Must be hip hop trash, Check Yer Brains lol

  88. Cisco james

    I cant but help feel that Layne would of murdered this beat

  89. Agent1W

    Baldur's Gate III theme song.

  90. John Pharnes

    I wanted to pray for the puddle of mudd group to unite with all the hits.injeus name!amen.

  91. Anthony Dangelo

    Dam sounds like Laynes time

  92. McTwish von Noodles

    Lost track from Dirt?

  93. Derek Poe

    In the halls of the rock Gods Layne Staley would have to approve.

  94. jeffrey smith

    Lame song. No where near impact of Staley. Check your ears.

  95. anthony mosiejczuk

    the sound is staley to bad he fell for opioads we could still had the sound of his voice in new music that we will never hear on earth again....

  96. ernesto marconi

    NON SO' COME MA E' MORTO IL GIORNO CHE RIVIDI MARCONCINI

  97. ernesto marconi

    OLD MAN YOU BROKE YOU'RE LEGS

  98. wrestlingfan 129

    Imagine how awesome this song would be even more with Layne.

    hamish mcgregor

    I dunno, William fits in pretty well for this tune