August, 21, 1990 — Alice in Chains release their debut album, Facelift. Now, 30 years later, that recording remains as vital as ever and the band has just unveiled a massive box set celebrating the record’s three-decade milestone.
Released before the true arrival of grunge and amid hair metal excess and a sea of power ballads, Facelift found a young Alice in Chains unwittingly embrace metal’s earliest roots while also signaling at the next big movement that would shake up heavy music forevermore.
This newly announced 30th anniversary set commemorates the original release alongside a plethora of goodies all packaged in an acrylic deluxe box — a poster, tour laminate, art prints, a custom cover hard book, multiple physical formats of the groundbreaking record and more.
Pre-orders are available now and the box set is expected to be released on Jan. 29 of next year. A disclaimer on the webstore notes that shipping dates and release dates are subject to change in the event of unexpected circumstances related to production and distribution (we’re still in the midst of a pandemic, after all). New shirt and hoodie options are up for grabs too.
- Acrylic Deluxe Box with Gel Transparencies
- 2XLP Vinyl Picture Disc
- Exclusive Cassette
- Custom Hard Cover 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”
09. “Put You Down”
11. “I Know Somethin (Bout You)”
12. “Real Thing”
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- Alice In Chains - Rainier Fog - Etched + Alternate Sleeve - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £150.00, $189.00, €177.00 (New Item) (arrived 07-Apr-2022 14:11)on May 26, 2022 at 11:41 pm
ALICE IN CHAINS Rainier Fog (2018 UK strictly limited edition Indie Exclusive double 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl LP featuring the 10-track album pressed across THREE Sides with an etching on Side Four. This is their first studio album in five years and was their first time recording in their hometown of Seattle in more than 20 years, including the singles The One You Know, So Far Under and Never Fade. The discs show just light evidence of play and the printed inners has minor corner wear but comes isssued inside a die-cut gatefold picture sleeve with the UK-only alternative outer slipcase!)