Jordan Wagner of Premier Guitar magazine conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist Jerry Cantrell on September 20, 2009 at the Rave/Eagles Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Cantrell discusses the band's new album and his current gear used on the ongoing "Black Gives Way To Blue" tour. Watch the seven-minute chat below.
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According to Hits Daily Double, the companion web site of music industry tip sheet HITS, "Black Gives Way To Blue" is on track to sell between 130,000 and 140,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD will likely land in the Top 5 of next week's The Billboard 200 chart, behind latest albums from PARAMORE, MARIAH CAREY, BARBRA STREISAND and BREAKING BENJAMIN.