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Jerry Cantrell

Jerry Cantrell is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with the grunge/metal band Alice inChains, as leadguitarist, backing and co-lead vocalist, and co-lyricist. He has written or co-written every song in the Alice InChains catalog except for"Queen of the Rodeo", "Hate to Feel", "Angry Chair", and "Head Creeps". He performs lead vocals on hissolo projects, and is part of Alice inChains' harmonizing dual-vocal style. He resides in Los Angeles and spends time on his familyranch in Oklahoma. Cantrell's early influencesmade Alice in Chains' heavy metal tones stand ...read more

Jerry Cantrell is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with the grunge/metal band Alice inChains, as leadguitarist, backing and co-lead vocalist, and co-lyricist. He has written or co-written every song in the Alice InChains catalog except for"Queen of the Rodeo", "Hate to Feel", "Angry Chair", and "Head Creeps". He performs lead vocals on hissolo projects, and is part of Alice inChains' harmonizing dual-vocal style. He resides in Los Angeles and spends time on his familyranch in Oklahoma. Cantrell's early influencesmade Alice in Chains' heavy metal tones stand out among their fellowgrunge/alternative rock-oriented bands of the Seattle music scene.However, his musical range also extends into elements ofblues and country as heard on his solo debut album. Cantrell's guitar playing isknown for its unique use of wah pedal as well asodd time signatures. In July 2006, British hard rock magazine Metal Hammer awarded Cantrellthe title of Riff Lord, at its annualGolden Gods Awards show, held at the London Astoria. He was apparently thrilled at winning the title, overseveral famous artistssuch as Slash, James Hetfield, and Jimmy Page. On September 29, 2009, Alice in Chains, with William DuVall as co-vocalist,released their first record since the death of Layne Staley, Black Gives Way to Blue, and are touring in support of the album. « hide

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