Alice in Chains has broken forth from the shackles of where-are-they-now obscurity and reappeared in the likeliest of places. To accompany the Black Gives Way to Blue album release, their first batch of new material in a decade and a half, the band this week launched the Alice in Chains iPhone app. See the video for a riveting walk through.
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You can “spin things, flick it, turn it,” among other nifty moves, like pressing things and moving ’em around, holding and pulling them. You can also share the three included tracks with friends via facebook, twitter and email, and buy tour tickets and merch.
The guy doing the hands-on demo says you can “reveal certain things.” If anyone out there discovers that the app can “reveal” the origin of his accent, please let it be known. Aelice in Chaaynes aelbum? What is that, Fargo by way of Raleigh? Course, that’s a whole ‘nother can of worms/jar of flies.