Alice in Chains Album
Alice in Chains Review
The promotion of ‘Rainier Fog’ centered around the bands home city, Seattle with them playing secret shows at local venues, playing acoustic sets at the Space Needle and even hosting an ‘Alice in Chains’ nice alongside baseball team, Seattle Mariners. The title of the album is also inspired by the volcano, Mount Rainier, which overlooks the Seattle skyline.
The title track picks up the pace and could possibly be one of the bands best songs, with Cantrell and DuVall proving that they’re an amazing vocal team.
‘So Far Under’, the second single from the album, provides a sludgy, early-90’s riff. The track is a lot more accessible than ‘The One You Know’ yet still has the distinctive Alice in Chains sound that fans know and love.
‘Never Fade’ is one of the most energetic tracks on Rainier Fog, featuring spiky guitars and a riff that reoccurs throughout the track. ‘Never Fade’ is destined to be a rock radio hit and holds an infectious chorus.
Rainier Fog grasps the best solos from guitarists Cantrell and Duvall as well as some insane harmonies. This album puts the evolution of Cantrell’s songwriting at the forefront and is much wiser and mature than anything previously released by Alice in Chains, yet the band never forget the edge that made them who they are today.
This is a record with a lot of life in it and feels like a sequel to ‘Black Gives Way To Blue’. ‘Rainier Fog’ is a raw work which other bands would struggle to produce.
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