Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed that the band has completed recording its new album.
Joined by singer William DuVall, bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney, Cantrell recently wrapped up the album sessions with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Rush, Foo Fighters, Deftones) and engineer Paul Figueroa.
The follow-up to 2009’s “Black Gives Way To Blue” is the band’s second record with DuVall; original lead singer Layne Staley died in 2002.
"In my opinion, that record stood up to anything else we’ve put out in our career," Cantrell tells Guitar World. "And this new one is right up there as well."
Alice In Chains currently have two 2013 concert dates on their schedule: UK’s Download Festival on June 14 and Brazil’s Rock In Rio on September 13.
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