ALICE IN CHAINS: ‘Facelift’ 30th-Anniversary Deluxe Box Set Due In January

The 30th-anniversary deluxe box set of ALICE IN CHAINS‘ debut album, “Facelift”, will be made available on January 29, 2021.

One of the first releases of the pre-grunge era, “Facelift” introduced the world to Layne Staley, Jerry Cantrell, Sean Kinney and Mike Starr. Certified platinum many times over, the LP includes the hit singles “Man In The Box”, “Bleed The Freak”, “We Die Young” and “Sea Of Sorrow”.

The “Facelift” custom deluxe box set packaging includes:

* Acrylic deluxe box with gel transparencies
* 2XLP vinyl picture disc
* Exclusive cassette
* Custom hardcover photo book
* Two-sided poster (folded, 23.5-inch square)
* 12″ slipmat
* Sticker sheet
* Tour laminate
* Four art prints

01. We Die Young
02. Man in the Box
03. Sea Of Sorrow
04. Bleed The Freak
05. I Can’t Remember
06. Love, Hate, Love
07. It Ain’t Like That
08. Sunshine
09. Put You Down
10. Confusion
11. I Know Somethin (Bout You)
12. Real Thing

“Facelift” was released on August 21, 1990 and peaked at No. 42 on the Billboard 200 chart. According to Wikipedia, it was the first album from the grunge movement to reach the top 50 in America on the Billboard 200, and the first to be certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on September 11, 1991, followed by NIRVANA‘s “Nevermind” on November 27, 1991.

ALICE IN CHAINS regrouped in 2006 with William DuVall joining the band, and released its third LP with DuVall in the lineup, “Rainier Fog”, in August 2018.

Over the course of its remarkable career, ALICE IN CHAINS has garnered multiple Grammy nominations, sold more than 30 million albums worldwide, and amassed a diehard international fanbase whose members number in the millions. Their discography features some of the biggest and most important albums in rock history, including 1992’s quadruple-platinum-certified “Dirt”, 1994’s triple-platinum-certified EP “Jar Of Flies”, which was the first EP in music history to debut at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 and 1995’s self-titled double-platinum-certified “Alice In Chains”, which also entered the Billboard Top 200 at No. 1. They returned in grand style in 2009 with the critically acclaimed “Black Gives Way To Blue”, which hit No. 1 across the rock and alternative charts, earned a Grammy nomination, was certified gold and hailed by Vice as “a record that’s as powerful as anything the band has done.” The band’s latest album released in 2018, “Rainier Fog”, hit No. 1 across Billboard‘s Rock, Alternative and Hard Music charts and No. 1 on the iTunes Rock album chart and earned them a Grammy nod for “Best Rock Album.” ALICE IN CHAINS remains one of the most successful and influential American rock bands of all time.

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