JERRY CANTRELL On ALICE IN CHAINS: ‘We’re Still Creating At A Top Level’
Written by megarock on July 9, 2022
On July 6, FaceCulture conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist, singer and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and composer-musician Tyler Bates, who is also in Jerry‘s touring band, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below.
Speaking about ALICE IN CHAINS‘ musical impact over the course of the band’s three-and-a-half-decade career, Jerry said: “I’m still on a journey. That’s where it started, and it’s still in motion. I try not to spend a whole lot of time looking back; I just kind of try to spend time concentrating on where I am at the moment. Now, of course, I’m always connected to that. And there’s more stuff to do. I’m gonna go on tour with ALICE from August to October. Four days after we get done with [my European solo tour], I’m in rehearsals for ALICE.
“I guess the main thing, probably, is that it still means something to people. We play some of those songs in [my solo] set as well, and it’s always exciting and trippy, man, to see people react when you start playing those songs. They’re not just yours anymore; they’re everybody’s. And I don’t mean that in just some generic way. They have just as much ownership in it as I do. So it’s pretty cool to share those moments.”