Degradation Trip was re-released in November 2002 as a double album, featuring eleven additional tracks that were made for the album as Cantrell originally intended. [42], His maternal grandmother, Dorothy Krumpos, died of cancer in October 1986,[43] and his mother Gloria died of pancreatic cancer at age 43 in April 1987, when Cantrell was 21 years old. He is a master at guitar. [299] Staley died on April 5, 2002 at the same time of Cantrell's Degradation Trip tour, but Cantrell opted not to cancel any shows, stating, "It's difficult to do interviews - it's hard to talk about it [Staley's death]. Information pulled on October 22, 2013. The only reason I ever did anything by my own was because my band wasn't really doing anything. I don't quite know what the mixture is, but there's definitely metal, blues, rock and roll, maybe a touch of punk. To have millions of people on this planet fuckin' dig your stuff, to be affected by it. According to celebritynetworth.com, Jerry Cantrell's estimated net worth is $30 million USD. Cantrell said in his acceptance speech, "I crash landed here almost 9 years ago, in Los Angeles. 1 hits,[143] and eleven Grammy Award nominations. [64], Cantrell wanted to form a new band and Staley gave him the phone number of Melinda Starr, the girlfriend of drummer Sean Kinney, so that Cantrell could talk to him. Cantrell hopped on stage to close out the night with the guitar solo on "Alive". Sean [Kinney] was at the door with my brother, so my choices were open the door and go to rehab or jump out the back window down a cliff into some blackberry bushes. [9] Staley, who was Cantrell's roommate at the time, agreed to join on the condition that Cantrell join his funk project (which ended shortly after),[66] and Staley joined Cantrell's band on a full-time basis. [234] They feature a maple body, maple neck and ebony fingerboard. [82] Their debut album, Facelift, was released in 1990 and has been certified double-platinum by the RIAA, selling over two million copies. Studio X was the same studio where the band recorded their self-titled album, Alice in Chains (1995),[137][138] Recording was completed in January 2018. The song features Cantrell sharing lead vocals with Damageplan singer Patrick Lachman,[206] and it can be found on that movie's soundtrack, and as a bonus track on the Japanese version of Damageplan's debut album, New Found Power. Do you take the Led Zeppelin approach and never play again, because the guy was that important? Cantrell's early influences made Alice in Chains' heavy metal tones stand out among their fellow grunge/alternative rock-oriented bands of the Seattle music scene. 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[59][124] The writing and recording process was completed on March 18, 2009 – Cantrell's 43rd birthday and also the same day that DuVall's son was born. He also departed from Columbia Records during this time and had trouble finding a new label. It was scary church music. In the next year, he started a band known as Diamond Lie, including a singer named Scott Damon, a drummer named Bobby Nesbitt and a bassist named Matt Muasau. [30] Cantrell would later pay tribute to Cornell during the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony on April 14, 2018, joining singer Ann Wilson for a rendition of Soundgarden's "Black Hole Sun". [19], In October 2008, Guitar World ranked Cantrell's solo in "Man In The Box" at No. Each participant puts up an item for an online auction and all of the proceeds goes to the charity chosen by the champion of the league. 441 talking about this. I'll take care of you like you took care of me.' The band did not tour in support of their self-titled album. I had the same issue in the other shoulder about six years ago so I've had them both done now. [282], On May 18, 2019, it was announced that Cantrell will compose the score for Shane Dax Taylor's upcoming sci-fi film, Salvage. [259] He has most recently been using a signature amp called the, 'JJ100' made for him by Friedman Amplification. Some people don't get that chance. [163] The songs on the album ranged from doom metal to pop-based hard rock. [54] He also worked at the music store Arnold and Morgan Music Company. At the start of 1991, Cantrell moved in with Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell and his then wife Susan Silver at their house in Seattle. In a new SVT interview, Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo discussed playing with Ozzy Osbourne and Alice In Chains’ Jerry Cantrell during the height of their drug addiction. [62] He was homeless after being kicked out of his family's house,[29] so Staley invited Cantrell to live with him at the 24-hour rehearsal studio "The Music Bank". Yes, Jerry does have a big penis. [Singles Blu Ray Rip]", "2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Chris Cornell Tribute BLACK HOLE SUN by Ann Wilson/Jerry Cantrell", "Jerry Cantrell's Gibson Les Paul Studio (Duplicate)", "Interview: Jerry Cantrell - Playing Dumb", "Man in the Box with Jerry Cantrell playing a Gibson SG. [311], Cantrell underwent shoulder surgery twice. 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[164], Cantrell returned to the movie scene in 2004 to write, with the newly formed metal band Damageplan, the song "Ashes to Ashes" for the movie The Punisher. The husband and wife should enjoy working together as … Cantrell was named "Riff Lord" by British hard rock/metal magazine Metal Hammer in 2006. [145] It had a music video, which was included as a bonus feature on the 15th anniversary edition Blu-Ray of The Cable Guy in 2011,[146] and the song reached No. It was a hell of an experience. [215], On May 12, 2012, Cantrell made a duet with Somar Macek accompanied by the Synergia Northwest Orchestra for a performance of Elton John's "Levon" at the Paramount Theater in Seattle, during a benefit concert for music education in Northwest public schools. One night it was like all of Metallica and me and we took over Kirk’s jam room at his place. "[40] Cantrell was also Crowe's first choice for the role of Stillwater bass player Larry Fellows in Almost Famous (2000), but he was busy writing the songs for his solo album Degradation Trip and had to turn the role down. We have no food left. [75] The album, which received better critical reception than its predecessor, featured two singles, "Anger Rising" and "Angel Eyes", and the track "She Was My Girl" was included on the Spider-Man soundtrack. [139] On June 27, 2018, the band announced the title and unveiled the cover art of the new album, Rainier Fog, released on August 24, 2018 through BMG, Alice in Chains' first release on the label. 1 on Billboard 200 Chart", "Alice in Chains To Re-Team With Producer Nick Raskulinecz For New Album", "Jerry Cantrell Interview on Trunk Nation (08/21/2017) - Alice in Chains' new album + solo album", "Big News From Alice in Chains: New Album Almost Wrapped Up! Luckily they caught me because I couldn't go anywhere, I was kind of stuck in a bush at the bottom of a cliff bleeding, and I ended up here. 217.7k Followers, 56 Following, 407 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Jerry Cantrell (@jerrycantrell) Renting and affordability Paying rent and finding a new place can be stressful even in the best of times. "Them Bones" is a heavy f---ing song. Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (Tacoma, Washington, 18 maart 1966) is de gitarist, zanger en songwriter van de grungeband Alice in Chains. [29] Cantrell would later name his music publishing company as Rooster's Son Publishing. [99][100] The show featured some of the band's highest charting singles, including "Rooster", "Down in a Hole", "Heaven Beside You", "No Excuses" and "Would? [161], Cantrell started recording a follow-up to Boggy Depot in 2000. [43], The first album that Cantrell owned was Elton John Greatest Hits (1974),[45] which was a gift he received from his father when he was 10 years old. [202], Cantrell made several guest appearances with the supergroup Camp Freddy,[203][204][205] (a covers band featuring Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, former Guns N' Roses drummer Matt Sorum, Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith and Billy Idol guitarist Billy Morrison),[206] performing with them for the first time at The Sundance Film Festival on January 19, 2004.[207]. In December 2005, a surgery in his left shoulder removed bone fragments and repaired cartilage. [108], Between 2006 and 2007, Cantrell played in a number of concerts with Alice in Chains featuring guest lead singers such as Ann Wilson,[109] Mark Lanegan,[110] James Hetfield,[111] Phil Anselmo,[111] Billy Corgan,[110] Scott Weiland[112] Sebastian Bach,[113] and William DuVall. The title track has a really ominous intro that sets the mood for the rest of the song. For one-Read this quote by Jerry from this interview. [59], Three weeks after his mother's death on April 11, 1987, Cantrell went to see the band Alice N' Chains perform at the Tacoma Little Theatre, and was impressed by the voice of the lead singer, Layne Staley. [56], While living in Dallas, Cantrell met an early incarnation of the band Pantera and started a long friendship with brothers Dimebag Darrell and Vinnie Paul. Warren Cantrell from 10rant.com is back with another fantastic Top 10 list! [126], On September 29, 2009, Alice in Chains released their first record since the death of Layne Staley, Black Gives Way to Blue, and toured in support of the album. To be honest, I'd just be happy being the lead guitarist and singer for Alice In Chains. Daarop begon Cantrell een solocarrière en bracht in 1998 het album Boggy Depot uit. [95][96] The band's third full-length album, Alice in Chains, was released in November 1995, debuted at No. The only reason I did those two records is because we weren't working as a band. Moreover, h… [221] On December 16, 2015, Cantrell joined the supergroup Royal Machines at The Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood and performed Thin Lizzy's "Jailbreak" and Alice in Chains' "Would?" Some guys can do multiple things and maybe when I was younger I could do that, but not now. [209] The band played at various venues in the United States; although, they predominately played along the West Coast. Fridge sure does look pretty but does not work. I didn't know how to deal with it then, and I still don't. [30], Alice in Chains' second acoustic EP, Jar of Flies, debuted at No. Jerry Cantrell Wiki Biography. [25][26] His maternal grandmother was from Norway, and his maternal grandfather was from Czech Republic. [93] The album's fifth track was an instrumental song, "Whale & Wasp", described by Cantrell as "a conversation between whales and wasps". [44] Cantrell's father played the sheriff in the music video for "Cut You In".[153][154]. It's time to let it be. [99] Cantrell stated that he was ill during the performance as a result of food poisoning from a hot dog consumed before the gig. It’s also humbling to be j… https://t.co/4syFJ2BiGx That's the choice I took. It's completely a reunion because the three of us who're left are back together. Cantrell attended high school at Spanaway Lake High School,[36] and, before owning his first guitar, he was a member of the high school choir which attended many state competitions. [294], Cantrell was homeless in the early '90s and lived for some time at the house of Pearl Jam's manager Kelly Curtis. It was during this time that the musician had a band in association with Vinnie Chas called Sinister. [309] Cantrell needed a titanium plate and four screws to put the bones back together. [168], In November 2014, during an interview on radio 95.5 KLOS, Cantrell was asked if he had any plans on doing more solo work, to which he replied: "I don't know. [281], In 2012, Cantrell's voice was featured on a smoking policy ad at the Sea-Tac Airport in Seattle. "My Song" spent 21 weeks on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart and peaked at No. I'm as imperfect as they come. [27][28], After Cantrell learned to write, he documented his goal on Dr. Seuss' book, My Book About Me, filling in the sentence "When I grow up I want to be a..." with the words "rock star". [citation needed] Cantrell opened for Metallica and Van Halen on their 1998 summer tour. [83] Cantrell dedicated the album to his late mother Gloria and to his close friend Andrew Wood, lead singer of the band Mother Love Bone who died in 1990. Comedian, author and composer, educated at Emerson College. [177], Cantrell has appeared as guest guitarist on several albums and projects, including the Danzig album Blackacidevil (1996), in which he played on three tracks ("See All You Were", "Come to Silver" and "Hand of Doom"),[178] and the Metallica album Garage Inc. (1998) on the band's rendition of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Tuesday's Gone". [201] He was also asked by Nickelback's frontman, Chad Kroeger, to contribute to the song "Hero" for the 2002 film Spider-Man. [38] He graduated from high school in 1984. In 2006, the famous British hard rock/metal magazine titled Metal Hammer bestowed him with the title of Riff Lord, during the annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards show, arranged at London Astoria. I didn't intend to get here but I'm very grateful I am here, and it took a lot of people to help me get here. But his skills in bed even surpass his guitar playing. His first solo material was the song "Leave Me Alone", released exclusively on The Cable Guy soundtrack in 1996, featuring Alice in Chains drummer Sean Kinney on drums and Cantrell on lead vocals, guitar and bass. [266], Cantrell is widely considered to be one of the greatest rock guitarists of his generation. and "Man In The Box". [195][196], Cantrell performed a snippet of "Man In The Box" followed by a cover of Motörhead's "Ace of Spades" alongside Pantera during their concert at the Seattle Center Coliseum on March 1, 1992. [68][9][69], Cantrell attended a Guns N' Roses concert at the Seattle Center in 1988,[70] and took an Alice in Chains demo tape to give to the band. While video footage from Cantrell's official website claimed that he wanted to work solo for some time,[149] his comments in Guitar World stated otherwise: It's something I never really wanted to do, but the way things have played out, it's like, why not? 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