The Stone (Ashes Divide song)

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"The Stone"
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Single by Ashes Divide
from the album Keep Telling Myself It's Alright
Released January 22, 2008 (Radio)[1]
Format CD single
Recorded 2007
Genre Alternative rock
Length 3:49
Label Island
Writer(s) Billy Howerdel
Producer(s) Billy Howerdel

"The Stone" is a song by American band ASHES dIVIDE and is their debut single from their debut album Keep Telling Myself It's Alright, which was released on April 8, 2008. The music video for the song was released in March.


"The Stone" is actually derived from a song done by Billy Howerdel during his time in A Perfect Circle. An instrumental named "Army" has many similarities with this song. It was done during demo sessions that yielded material from their first album, Mer de Noms. It apparently wasn't deemed a fit for A Perfect Circle music, so Billy re-worked it on his own for years until it appeared in this form.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Stone" - 3:49


The Stone garnered much attention from many U.S. rock radio stations and has been regularly played among the airwaves. It has also achieved recognizable success on the rock charts, peaking at #7 on the Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and #10 on the Hot Modern Rock Tracks chart.[2][3]

Charts (2008) Peak
U.S. Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks 7
U.S. Hot Modern Rock Tracks 10


  1. ^ "Afternoon Fix: Celebrity Birthdays, the 'First Sunday' Movie Minute, the latest news, and more.". MTV News. 2008-01-09. Retrieved 2008-01-25. 
  2. ^ Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks, as of April 1st, 2008
  3. ^ Hot Modern Rock Tracks, as of April 1st, 2008

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