In a recent interview with RollingStone, Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell opened up about the long-awaited new studio album, which is a follow up to 2009′s Black Gives Way To Blue. The new album was delayed when Cantrell underwent shoulder surgery but plans are no back on track.
“It‘s time to get to work and the material is really interesting, the body of work that we’ve done. It’ll be as different as any one of our records is to any other, and it’ll also be just as recognizable. It’s an Alice record, for sure.”
Whereas the last album was a tribute to the late AIC singer Layne Staley, the new album will be the next step forward. Cantrell expands upon this idea, “”Albums, to me, are like snapshots of periods of time, and it’s kind of a mosaic of all the people involved. It’s a process that you go through to make it happen lyrically and musically. It’s always been our style to tell our story.”
Cantrell hopes the album will come out either late this year or early next year.
Alright readers, what do you think? I can’t wait to hear some new AIC material, so I’m beyond excited to see what the new album sounds like.
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