To coincide with the band's European tour, ALICE IN CHAINS
will release a new single, "Your Decision"
, on November 16 in the U.K."Your Decision"
is the second single to be lifted from band's first all-new album in 14 years, titled "Black Gives Way To Blue"
, which sold 126,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 5 on The Billboard 200 chart (behind latest albums from PARAMORE
, MARIAH CAREY
, BARBRA STREISAND
and BREAKING BENJAMIN
).ALICE IN CHAINS
took part in "Stripped"
, Clear Channel Music Group
's exclusive in-studio performance series created for artists who thrive on performing without the typical studio and video embellishments. The three-song performance, which was taped on September 9 at the PC Richard & Son Theater in New York City, can be viewed below.
Acoustic versions of the following songs are available:
* "Check My Brain"
* "Your Decision"
* "No Excuses"ALICE IN CHAINS
will perform on the October 30 edition of NBC
's "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien"
.ALICE IN CHAINS
recruited pop legend Elton John
to contribute piano to the CD's title track, which is written in tribute to Staley
. William DuVall
had played with his own group, COMES WITH THE FALL
, as well as in Jerry Cantrell
's solo band, before joining up with ALICE IN CHAINS
in 2006."Black Gives Way to Blue"
was recorded with producer Nick Raskulinecz
) at the Northridge, California studio of FOO FIGHTERS
frontman Dave Grohl