We had good times, and we had bad times. The Alice in Chains cover is the 23rd installment of the “Two Minutes to Late Night” series, which features bedroom-style videos that benefit the participating artists through Patreon. Reflecting on the album in a 2018 interview to Noisey, Cantrell said: There's a sadness to that record—it's the sound of a band falling apart. "[11], In April 1995, Alice in Chains entered Bad Animals Studio in Seattle with producer Toby Wright, who had previously worked with Corrosion of Conformity and Slayer. Find Alice in Chains … "[11], With the exception of "Grind", "Heaven Beside You", and "Over Now", the lyrics are written entirely by Staley. "[11], During the recording of the album, Staley was severely addicted to heroin and was often late or absent for recording and rehearsal sessions. Alice in Chains is the self-titled third studio album by American rock band, Alice in Chains. [20] The photo of the dog shot by Schenck at the playground was finally used years later on the 1999 box set Music Bank. It was a really painful session because it took so long. Note: Holder may arrive separately from coasters. Cantrell has said in interviews that he did not know the owner of the dog.[20]. 99. Ienner and Anthony told them they had nine days to finish the record, because they had already taken a lot of studio time.[17]. "[18][11] "Heaven Beside You" was written by Cantrell after the end of a seven year relationship with his girlfriend. The cover of the album gave us what we’d expect from the music industry: symbolism of the occult… Rainier Fog. It was our last studio record [to that point]. "Man In The Box" was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance with Vocal in 1992. The album cover for Alice in Chains self-titled album and last with Layne Staley is sometimes referred to as the “Tripod” because the album cover features a photo of a three-legged dog. The album received a mixed reception from critics, with reviewers criticizing the lack of songs and "Cash grab" nature of the album. [25] In 2006, The Nona Tapes was released on DVD and came as a bonus with the compilation The Essential Alice in Chains. Mark Lanegan & Maggie Bjorklund w/ Jeff Fielder, Ben Smith and Ryan Waters – “Nutshell”. 5.0 out of 5 stars 8. 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Alice In Chains Dirt Album Cover Black T-Shirt. Features album art from: Facelift, SAP, Jar of Flies, and the self-titled Alice In Chains. [20] A different three-legged dog named Sunshine was used for the "Grind" music video. It was also released on double vinyl with a purple label on the A-side and a yellow-green label on the B-side of both discs. 21, January 08 1996", "Rock/Alternative – Volume 62, No. Alice in Chains,Tripod,men's t-shirt,NEW,100% Cotton,Blacks. The band relies less on metallic riffs and more on melody and texturally varied arrangements, integrating some of the more delicate acoustic moods of their EPs. This category contains covers of audio recordings by rock band Alice in Chains. Sludge Factory05. $17.99 $ 17. Kinney also designed the artwork for the album. [8] The band opted not to tour in support of Alice in Chains, adding to the rumors of drug abuse. I can write good music, and if I feel easy and I feel like laughing, I can laugh.' Plus you can get away with a hugely long tune near the end of a record. Alice in Chains were initially tagged with the "grunge" moniker, when in fact their haunting, ponderous sound was far closer to the progressive rock of Queensryche. [20] Cantrell has stated that Kinney was pissed about that because they spent money for the photoshoot and did not use it for the album cover. "[31] In reviewing Alice in Chains's discography, Bill Adams of Ground Control Magazine wrote that, "If indeed Jar of Flies turned out to be the gateway that got so many more people hooked on Alice in Chains, it can only be said that the band's self-titled album implies withdrawals or a sense of significant unease or discomfort. "[28] Jon Wiederhorn of Rolling Stone called the album "liberating and enlightening", noting that the songs "achieve a startling, staggering and palpable impact. Mad Season was a a short-lived Seattle super group featuring Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready with bassist John Baker Saunders and Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin filling out the groups line-up. New Alice in Chains Dirt Album Cover Shirt Grunge Music (SML-2XL) badhabitmerch. Share. Popular . In the spring of 1995, Staley was invited back to join the band. Grunge-metal legends Alice in Chains' early releases sounded tortured and depraved, and it was photographer Rocky Schenck's dark imagery that drove the band's bleak messages home on the cover of Facelift and the video for "We Die Young," among other collaborations. The purple jewel case is currently out of print and the yellow-green edition is now a rarity. 00. Share. $20.99. [19], The album is also known informally as "Tripod" or "Three-Legged Dog Album" due to a three-legged dog on the front cover[20] and Frank Lentini on the back. The cover featured an eerie image of a girl half buried in the desert dirt by photographer Rocky Schneck. Lily Cornell Silver with Chris Degarmo – “Black Gives Way to Blue”. Media in category "Alice in Chains album covers" The following 40 files are in this category, out of 40 total. [24], To help promote the album, Columbia asked the band to do an EPK (Electronic Press Kit), a common marketing tool in the '90s in which they should talk about themselves, but they did not want to do that. "[11], "Sludge Factory" was written about a call Staley and Wright received, while at the studio, from Columbia executives Don Ienner and Michele Anthony. Alice in Chains Men's Dirt Album Cover T-Shirt. "[16], While in the studio, a rough mix of the song "Grind" was leaked to radio and received major airplay. To be in a meeting with him and have him fall asleep in front of you was gut-wrenching. 1 on the Billboard 200 and stayed on the chart for 46 weeks. 9 ALBUM COVER REFRIGERATOR MAGNETS. 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