ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell has launched the official music video for the track “Had To Know”. The Jim Louvau-directed clip was filmed throughout Jerry‘s current North American tour in help of his newest solo album, “Brighten”, and is a compilation of memorable moments from many nights on the street.
Cantrell kicked off the “Brighten” tour on March 24 on the Palace Theater in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Jerry‘s band for the trek consisted of Tyler Bates (guitar),Greg Puciato (backing vocals),Gil Sharone (drums),George Adrian (bass),Michael Rozon (pedal metal) and Jason Achilles (keyboards). The set consists of songs from Cantrell‘s newest solo album, “Brighten”, together with favourite hits from Jerry‘s catalog.
“Brighten” got here out final October. The LP has acquired reward from critics, together with Kerrang!, which known as it a “vivid, up to date self-portrait of some of the distinctive voices in onerous rock. A protracted-overdue present of particular person brilliance.” Traditional Rock proclaimed it “his greatest but. The work of a songwriter who’s completely satisfied inside his life, it spans a broad arc of kinds.” The Solar commented: “A wealthy, natural album… ‘Brighten’ is good.”
“Brighten” is Jerry‘s first undertaking with out ALICE IN CHAINS in 19 years. Co-produced with movie composer Tyler Bates and Paul Fig (longtime engineer),the LP acquired its beginnings simply earlier than the pandemic hit. They welcomed a dynamic forged of supporting gamers, together with Duff McKagan (GUNS N’ ROSES) on choose bass tracks, Puciato contributing to backing vocals and drummers Sharone and Abe Laboriel, Jr. (Paul McCartney). Joe Barresi (TOOL, QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE) dealt with the blending of “Brighten”.
Jerry‘s new effort marks his first full-length launch since “Degradation Journey”, the epic solo album he made in 2002 with future METALLICA bassist Robert Trujillo and FAITH NO MORE drummer Mike Bordin.
Jerry‘s profession exterior of ALICE IN CHAINS has consisted of two earlier solo albums and contributions to main movie soundtracks. Cantrell‘s first solo album, “Boggy Depot”, was launched in 1998, adopted by his second album, the aforementioned “Degradation Journey”. Along with his solo artist work, Jerry has launched music on soundtracks for a number of movies, together with “Spider-Man”, “The Cable Man”, “John Wick 2”, “Final Motion Hero” and “The Punisher”.
ALICE IN CHAINS regrouped in 2006 with William DuVall becoming a member of the band, and launched its third LP with DuVall within the lineup, “Rainier Fog”, in August 2018.