That turned into 'maybe we can fucking do this.' [265], On December 13, 2018, the teaser of the film Black Antenna featuring the song "Rainier Fog" was released on Alice in Chains' official YouTube channel, with drummer Sean Kinney stating; "We've always toyed with the idea of creating videos for every song on one of our albums. [108] Jerry Cantrell collaborated with several artists such as Heart,[109] Ozzy Osbourne,[110] and Damageplan. We're all going to fucking die, we're all going to lose somebody, and it fucking hurts. [260], The band also commemorated the release of the album with a pop-up museum installation at The Crocodile in Seattle on August 23 and 24. [42], The concert at the Moore Theatre in Seattle on December 22, 1990, was recorded and released on VHS on July 30, 1991 as Live Facelift. I welcome any additional dates or setlists you can provide by email. [144][145], The band started writing and demoing songs for a new album with DuVall in April 2007. [256], To mark the launch of the album, on August 21, 2018, Alice in Chains performed an acoustic set at the top of Seattle's Space Needle and debuted the song "Fly". 1992; 01/22/92: Tacoma, WA: Tacoma Dome rescheduled date. But this album isn't about that, it's a bigger universal point. [116] In the show, aspiring singers competed to become the lead vocalist of a featured group. [206] "Hollow"[207] and "Stone" reached No. It's [been] four years since we put the last one out, but at least it's not the gap that was between the last one, so that's about right - about three to four years. From left to right: That darkness was always part of the band, but it wasn't, 1996–2004: Hiatus, side projects and death of Layne Staley, Interview Alice In Chains - Jerry Cantrell and Sean Kinney (part 2), "Hard Rock's All-Time Top 100 Live Bands. [21] According to Bacolas, the decision to use the apostrophe-N combination in their name had nothing to do with the Los Angeles band Guns N' Roses. This happened to us and Layne's family, not them. 10 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock chart. We're not doing this for money; there is no money in the music business anymore. [10] The new line-up have released the albums Black Gives Way to Blue (2009), The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here (2013), and Rainier Fog (2018). "[307] Staley's songs were often considered "dark",[94] with themes such as drug abuse, depression, and suicide,[57] while Cantrell's lyrics often dealt with personal relationships. [4] William DuVall joined the band in 2006 as co-lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, replacing Staley, who died in 2002. Alice in Chains Unplugged marked the second to last performance from Staley, who was battling a crippling addiction to herointhat was poignantly chronicled through the band's dark and agonising lyrics. [63] Inez played his first concert with Alice in Chains on January 27, 1993 at the Camden Underworld in London. "[60] Years later, Starr claimed that he was fired due to his drug addiction. [14], Following the tour, Alice in Chains entered the studio to record demos for its next album, but ended up recording five acoustic songs instead. [247] It was also announced that the album would be titled Rainier Fog, with the release date scheduled for August 24, 2018. [123] During the tour, the band played a 5-minute video tribute to Staley during the changeover from the electric to acoustic set. Find 2019 Alice in Chains setlists and past tour dates with the 2019 Alice in Chains Tour History on JamBase. [13] "Check My Brain" was also the band's first #1 song on the Alternative Songs chart,[178] and on the Hot Rock Songs chart,[179] it also reached No. "[94] The band has been described by Erlewine as "hard enough for metal fans, yet their dark subject matter and punky attack placed them among the front ranks of the Seattle-based grunge bands. 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