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Alice in Chains asks fans to help sick "Unplugged" collaborator

Credit: Pamela LittkyAlice in Chains is asking fans to help former collaborator Scotty Olson, who's been diagnosed with progressive dementia. Olson played with the grunge legends during their 1996 MTV Unplugged taping.

To help him pay for his medical expenses, friends of Olson have set up a GoFundMe page. "If anyone would like to donate, it would be greatly appreciated," AiC says.

If you'd like to donate, visit

In addition to his work with Alice in Chains, Olson played guitar in Heart from 1995 to 1998 and 2002 to 2003. He was also an engineer on Jerry Cantrell's 1998 solo album Boggy Depot and the 2000 Deftones album White Pony.

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