Alice in Chains (occasionally informally referred to as The Dog Album, The Dog Record, and Tripod) is the self-titled third studio album by the American rock band Alice in Chains. It was released on November 7, 1995, and was the follow-up to the highly successful Dirt. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and stayed on the chart for 46 weeks. Grind", "Heaven Beside You" and "Again" were released as singles.
For the new album, Alice in Chains wanted to return to Seattle, and the bulk of the basic tracks were recorded there at Studio X last summer. While there, former Queensrÿche guitarist Chris DeGarmo played acoustic guitar on Drone, which Cantrell was struggling to get just right in the studio. I wrote this spider-chord, weird plucking thing, he recalls. I was fumbling around on it, and he was down there, so I’m like, ‘Fuck, dude, you try i. The band then spent two months in Nashville, where producer Nick Raskulinecz has a studio, and where Cantrell and Duvall focused on vocals and.
Biography by Stephen Thomas Erlewine. One of the moodiest and heaviest of Seattle's grunge bands in the '90s, the band mounted a successful 2010s comeback without late singer Layne Staley.
Producer – Alice In Chains, Toby "Flobee" Wright. Recorded By – Toby "Flobee" Wright, Tom "Magnum" Nellen. Recorded By – Sam Hofstedt. what happened is they got a better producer. out went dave jerden and his 80s rock cliches, and in came toby wright, who seems to have come from nowhere at all, but clearly understood the equipment quite a bit better.