Shop for Vinyl, CDs and more from Jerry Cantrell at the Discogs Marketplace. Cantrell also discussed his solo work in a recent sit-down chat with Gibson Guitars, as Blabbermouth pointed out Sunday (Feb. 16). [7][8], In 1996, after Alice in Chains opened for the first Kiss reunion show in Detroit, Jerry Cantrell began work on his first solo album. ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell has confirmed that he is working on a new solo album. Sheffield also claimed "'Breaks My Back' sounds exactly like Led Zeppelin's 'No Quarter' except it lasts eight seconds longer and fails to mention Thor. This is the area Cantrell's father grew up in. Strings attached to the hooks are being pulled, morbidly stretching his face. Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell recently revealed that he’s currently working on his first new solo album after two decades. Find Jerry Cantrell discography, albums and singles on AllMusic AllMusic... New Releases. [5] The tracks "Cut You In", "My Song" and "Dickeye" were released as singles to promote the album. [27] The album stayed on the top 200 for 14 weeks. Jerry Cantrell at the 30th Anniversary MusiCares Benefit Gala - Jan. 24, 2020, Jerry Cantrell's Gibson Guitars Interview - Jan. 19, 2020, See Alice in Chains in the Top 90 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1990s. [30] The band also opened for Van Halen on their 1998 summer tour. "I did a couple of shows [Dec. 6 and 7, 2019] at the Pico Union Project in L.A. with some friends, and I got to play some of my material from my solo records. After talking about Aerosmith's influence on rock music, the Alice in Chains guitarist acknowledged that he's currently "working on a new record" himself. Watch Cantrell's interview with People TV toward the bottom of this post. The last solo album by Alice In Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell was Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2, released in November of 2002. That's part of what the musician discussed on the red carpet at the 30th Anniversary MusiCares benefit gala last month (Jan. 24). His maternal grandmother was from Norway, and his maternal grandfather was from Czech Republic. [6] "Cut You In" was nominated for two Billboard Music Video Awards: Best Hard Rock/Metal Clip and Best New Hard Rock/Metal Artist Clip. This would feature song clips and the "Cut You In" music video. However, Erlewine claimed, "everything that an Alice fan has loved [...] is here in spades." With the help of producer Toby Wright, whom he'd previously worked with in AIC, Cantrell worked on the album through 1997. According to Cantrell, they also used "vintage crappy mikes" including one that Toby Wright bought for $20 at a pawn shop. In addition to singing, Cantrell also played guitar, piano, clavinet, organ, and steel drums on Boggy Depot. He also bought Nancy Wilson's Les Paul Junior which he used heavily and satisfyingly played a new '50s-era Les Paul that Gibson sent him. The vinyl edition was released on March 31, 1998, and the CD was released on April 7, 1998 through Columbia Records. The track is unusual for Cantrell's style considering its use of horns. Since then he hasn't released another solo album other than the expanded album Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 which were also released in 2002. Alice in Chains released their most recent studio effort, Rainier Fog, in 2018. He detailed the choice in an interview: Cantrell also designed the album's artwork. Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell is recording a new solo album. [16], Boggy Depot features both bassist Mike Inez and drummer Sean Kinney of Alice in Chains. "[29] In April 2002, Thompson gave the album a mixed review, commending "My Song" and "Between" as the best tracks while regarding "Dickeye" and "Devil By His Side" as "pedestrian." Alice In Chains guitarist/singer Jerry Cantrell has confirmed that he is working on a new solo album. 'If you liked any of the solo work that I did or the work with Alice, I'm sure you might like some of this stuff too,' the guitarist says. 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Watch Cantrell's interview with People TV toward the bottom of this post. Boggy Depot was named after the ghost town of the same name in Oklahoma. Naturally, Cantrell's concert set featured songs by Alice in Chains, and he often closed with Pink Floyd's "Brain Damage/Eclipse. Featured New Releases ... Best known as the driving force behind the popular grunge act Alice in Chains, but also an accomplished solo artist. The guitarist shared the news during a red carpet interview with People TV at MusiCares Person of the Year tribute event to Aerosmith in Los Angeles, CA. Find Jerry Cantrell discography, albums and singles on AllMusic. 28 on the Billboard 200 and spent 14 weeks on the chart. Cantrell's Alice in Chains bandmates, Sean K… This year, we're taking a little time off. "Cut You In" served as Boggy Depot's lead single and video which charted well and remained one of the album's best known songs. "[citation needed] On June 24 in West Palm Beach, Florida, Cantrell began touring for the album with Days of the New and headlining act Metallica on their Poor Re-Touring Me Tour. “It’s time to make the Raawwwkkk!! Alice in Chains guitarist and co-vocalist Jerry Cantrell has a new solo album in the works. The tracks "Settling Down" and "Hurt a Long Time" were originally introduced during the recording sessions for Alice in Chains' self-titled album in 1995, but the group chose not to record them. Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell is recording a new solo album Alice In Chains' Jerry Cantrell is recording a new solo album - The Number One music magazine feat. Rob Sheffield of Rolling Stone commended Cantrell's writing but gave a less enthusiastic review. It also included QuickTime video interview footage where Cantrell explained that he had been wanting to venture into solo territory for a while and, with Alice in Chains at a standstill, finally had the chance. Cantrell 's career outside of ALICE IN CHAINS has consisted of two solo albums and contributions to major film soundtracks. Degradation Trip is the second and to date, final solo album by Jerry Cantrell, originally released in 2002. [34][35] Its controversial music video was directed by Rocky Schenck and features performance artist Ann Magnuson. A third and final single, "Dickeye," also managed to chart albeit briefly. 28 on the Billboard 200 album chart, selling more than 46,000 copies. He elaborated on the overall sound as "too much [...] like Alice in Chains minus a recognizable vocalist; in other words, a little bit like Creed and Days of the New." "[citation needed], The promotion of Boggy Depot led to Jerry Cantrell's first concert experiences as a band frontman which he considered "intimidating. It was the #1 most added track at Rock and Alternative radio with more than 1,000 spins and an audience of more than nine million in its first five days. On July 19, 1998, Cantrell was interviewed for the MTV program 120 Minutes which also aired the videos for "Cut You In" and "My Song. Alice in Chains’ axman Jerry Cantrell has entered a recording studio in Los Angeles to begin working on his first solo album in the span of almost twenty years. For his lineup, Cantrell enlisted former Queensrÿche guitarist Chris DeGarmo, Old Lady Litterbug bassist Nick Rhinehart, former Fishbone keyboardist Chris Dowd, and Alice in Chains drummer Sean Kinney. The album cover, photographed by Rocky Schenck, depicts a placid Cantrell covered in mud standing in a branch of Clear Boggy Creek, a place he sometimes visits to hunt or fish. Boggy Depot is the debut solo album by Alice in Chains guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell. "It's interesting," Cantrell replied. In addition to singing, Cantrell also played guitar, piano, clavinet, organ, and steel drums on Boggy Depot. Cantrell used largely the same guitars as he had in Alice in Chains, including the G&L Rampage, '52 Goldtop Les Paul, and old Stratocasters and Telecasters. Jerry 's first solo album, "Boggy Depot", was released in … Cantrell also intermixed guitars on certain songs; for instance, in "Dickeye," a Goldtop was used for the left channel while his white Les Paul reissue went on the right.[18]. to that end, it seems like you've been on a roll lately — starting a label, doing a solo record, recording a new kbk album, performing with jerry cantrell. Club's Stephen Thompson listed Boggy Depot as a nominee for Least Essential Solo Album in his article "Least Essential Albums of the '90s. Cantrell's career outside of ALICE IN CHAINS has consisted of two solo albums and contributions to major film soundtracks. Thompson compared it to Scott Weiland's 12 Bar Blues as another "bad post-grunge solo album. "[36], Billboard Music Video Awards Alice in Chains released their most recent studio effort, solo show with several musician friends in Los Angeles, Children of Bodom Bassist's New Band Moon Shot Debuts New Song. "Cut You In" peaked at No. . Cantrell confirmed that as a child he was "raised on country music" and that he admires the strong emotion conveyed through the genre. [28], The album received marginally positive and mixed reception from major publications. Asked about the sound of the upcoming project, the musician remembered his recent solo show with several musician friends in Los Angeles. Jerry Cantrell’s Guitars and Gear. "[4] Cantrell credited his relationships to some of these musicians to Lollapalooza '93 where their bands often collaborated on stage. In February 1998, Cantrell spoke about the status of Alice in Chains and his new solo project to MTV News: Cantrell and Columbia launched his official website, JerryCantrell.com, in March 1998 to promote Boggy Depot. Watch that video down after the MusicCares interview. Recruting other Chains members, bassist Mike Inez, and Sean Kinney, Cantrell recorded Boggy Depot, his first solo album. The disc itself depicts Cantrell with hooks attached to his face with surgical adhesive. ", In December 1999, The A.V. Cantrell produced the album along with Toby Wright. The musician has previously released the solo collections Degradation Trip (2002) and Boggy Depot (1998). "[31], Despite Cantrell's uneasiness towards performing as frontman, concerts were quickly met with praise by critics from the Los Angeles Times, Variety, and other major publications. Jerry Cantrell last released his solo album Degradation Trip in June 2002. Cantrell’s last solo album was 2002’s Degradation Trip which he recorded with Robert Trujillo just before the bassist joined Metallica, and Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin. Early internet sources gave the tentative album title as "Bogey Depot."[10]. [33] Flight 16 filled the slot as his opening band.[30]. However, the ominous guitar styles previously heard in Alice in Chains are undeniable in tracks like "Jesus Hands" and "Keep the Light On." !” he posted on his Instagram account, which depicted several racked … The second single, "My Song", was on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for over a dozen weeks. Due to its unfortunate timing -- arriving in stores about two months after the passing of his former bandmate, Layne Staley -- it may be impossible not to view Jerry Cantrell 's second solo album, Degradation Trip, without hearing it through the prism of the … [25] A special 2-record vinyl edition of the album was released on March 31, 1998. [17], A wide variety of equipment was utilized for the recording of Boggy Depot. Boggy Depot will be reissued on colored vinyl on December 13, 2019. On the album, Cantrell enlisted drummer Mike Bordin (Faith No More) and bassist Robert Trujillo (Suicidal,Tendencies, Ozzy Osbourne). Explore releases from Jerry Cantrell at Discogs. [21], Originally scheduled to be in stores on March 24, 1998,[24] Boggy Depot was pushed back to release on April 7, 1998. 5. on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks,[6] "My Song" reached No. In a March 10th Instagram post, Jerry Cantrell revealed he is back in the studio to work on his forthcoming solo album. There, fellow rockers Aerosmith were named the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year. He grew up in Spanaway, and is the oldest of three children. Cantrell was born in Tacoma, Washington, on March 18, 1966, to Gloria Jean Krumpos and Jerry Fulton Cantrell. So, if you liked any of the solo work that I did, or [my] work with Alice, I'm sure you might like some of this stuff, too.". There, fellow rockers Aerosmith were named the 2020 MusiCares Person of the Year. Three other well-known bassists also contributed to the album: Rex Brown of Pantera, John Norwood Fisher of Fishbone, and Les Claypool of Primus. The album was then expanded into its fully-realized form Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 in November of that same year, and also became Cantrell's last solo release for a while. The record will mark the follow-up to 2002's 'Degradation Trip.' That's part of what the musician discussed on the red carpet at the 30th Anniversary MusiCares benefit gala last month (Jan. 24). [1][26] Boggy Depot debuted at No. Cantrell's Alice in Chains bandmates, Sean Kinney and Mike Inez are featured on the album, as well as Les Claypool, Pantera's Rex Brown, and Fishbone's Angelo Moore and John Norwood Fisher. As such, they were the oldest and longest-awaited songs to be introduced on Boggy Depot. All tracks are written by Jerry Cantrell. Jerry 's first solo album, "Boggy Depot" , was … Allmusic's Stephen Thomas Erlewine estimated that Cantrell was a reluctant solo artist who would prefer his work to be published through Alice in Chains. 36. This includes a photo of Cantrell sitting on a porch with his great uncle, Victor Lane. [9] Columbia originally gave a projected October 1997 release date which had to be postponed greatly. News of Cantrell’s new solo record follows the release of Alice In Chains frontman William DuVall ’s solo outing on One Alone , which was released in October 2019. Jerry Cantrell is currently working on his first solo album since 2002’s Degradation Trip. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jerry Cantrell (@jerrycantrell) Cantrell produced the album along with Toby Wright. Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter best known for his work with the grunge band Alice in Chains, as guitarist and co-lyricist. Cantrell's one-off solo performance late last year included onstage assistance from ex-Dillinger Escape Plan singer Greg Puciato, Megadeth and Black Label Society alum James Lomenzo, Marilyn Manson and Bush producer Tyler Bates, and Saudade drummer Gil Sharone. Jerry Cantrell – lead and backing vocals, lead and rhythm guitar, Sam Hofstedt – assistant engineer, mixing assistant, This page was last edited on 11 January 2021, at 02:49. His father is an Army veteran, and his mother was an amateur organist and melodica player who worked as an administrative assistant for the Clover Park School District in Pierce County, Washington. Boggy Depot debuted at No. He regarded it as the "same reliably hook-y '70s metal album that Alice in Chains always made" and "basically Alice in Handcuffs." The band used a lot of old RAT pedals and an Electro-Harmonix distortion on "Jesus Hands." That's part of what the … [20] The booklet photography centers around rural Oklahoma. .mw-parser-output .awards-table td:last-child{text-align:center}. band & artist news, reviews, interviews, videos & gossip UK & worldwide. ", Billboard described Boggy Depot as similar to Cantrell's work in Alice in Chains and considered it "an album that solidifies Cantrell's reputation as a singer/songwriter/performer in his own right. The 53-year-old musician hasn't released a solo album since 2002's 'Degradation Trip' - but he's now taken to Instagram to confirm that his first LP in almost 20 years is currently in the works. Alice In Chains’ co-frontman Jerry Cantrell has unveiled details of his upcoming new solo record, his first since 2002’s Degradation Trip.. 6 and "Dickeye" peaked at No. He detailed how guitar solos tend to drag songs too long and that, while Boggy Depot lacks the "psychological weight" of Dirt, it "comes close to replicating the sound. [1][2] The album was named after the ghost town of the same name in Oklahoma, where Cantrell's father grew up. Cantrell posted a new photo of the studio, working on what appears to be his first solo effort since 2002’s Degradation Trip. Yuliya Christensen, Getty Images Alice in Chains guitarist and co-vocalist Jerry Cantrell has a new solo album in the works. . Nothing here would've sounded novel or Earth-shattering in 1978, let alone 1998, but Cantrell sure does know his trade. In terms of amplifiers, Cantrell used the Peavey 5150 head given to him by Eddie Van Halen as well as Marshalls, Fenders, and Soldanos. Jerry Cantrell's video for 'Anger Rising' off the double album Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 - available now on Roadrunner Records. Boggy Depot is the debut solo album by Alice in Chains guitarist and vocalist Jerry Cantrell. If you liked any of the solo work that I did or work with Alice, I’m sure you might like some of this stuff too.” Cantrell didn’t make his first solo album, 1998’s Boggy Depot , until it was fairly clear that Alice was dunzo, at least for the time being… and he hasn’t made another one since getting Alice back together in 2005. Alice In Chains released Rainier Fog in 2018, and wrapped up touring for the album last year. The vinyl edition was released on March 31, 1998,[1] and the CD was released on April 7, 1998 through Columbia Records. This further incited fans to regard it as a "lost" Alice in Chains record or as a follow-up to their 1995 self-titled release. Alice in Chains’ Jerry Cantrell is currently working on his upcoming solo album, according to his Instagram. [14] Although often mistaken as a song about Kurt Cobain's suicide,[15] Cantrell stated that "Hurt a Long Time" is actually about the suicide of his cousin Kevin. 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