"The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here" has been a more comfortable experience for Alice in Chains than 2009's "Black Gives Way to Blue."

The latter album was the Seattle group's first in 14 years, the first since the death of original frontman Layne Staley and the first with new member William DuVall. There was skepticism and something to prove--and Alice in Chains did, with a top five debut, a pair of No. 1 rock radio singles and two Grammy Award nominations.

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