Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966, Tacoma, Washington) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with the grunge/metal band Alice in Chains, as guitarist and main songwriter. He performs lead vocals on his solo projects, and was part of Alice in Chains' distinctive harmonizing dual-vocal style. He currently resides in Los Angeles and spends time on his family ranch in Oklahoma. His biggest musical influences include Jimi Hendrix, Heart, Black Sabbath, and Queensrÿche.
Cantrell was the lead guitarist, songwriter, and backup vocalist for Alice in Chains from the group's formation in 1987 until the group's near-permanent hiatus in the late-1990s due to lead singer Layne Staley's drug problems.
Beginning in 2005, Cantrell has joined Alice in Chains in a number of performances featuring singers such as Maynard James Keenan, Mark Lanegan, James Hetfield, Phil Anselmo, and William DuVall. Although he acknowledges the benefits of working as a solo...
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(LiveDaily.com) Jerry Cantrell [ tickets ] will perform at a fundraiser for Wayne Kramer [ tickets ] this Friday (5/1) at New York City's Nokia Theater in Times Square, according to a press release. The Alice In Chains' co-vocalist/guitarist will honor the MC5 punk-rock pioneer and activist... continued
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