Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) Working On New Solo Record

It looks like Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) has been working on a new solo album. He told People TV the following about the record while on the red carpet at the MusiCares Person Of The Year tribute to Aerosmith:

“I’m working on a new record myself, so, generally, when I’m in that sort of a mode, I pretty much don’t listen to anything until I’m done, so nothing creeps in there. I did a couple of shows December 7th and 6th at The Pico Union Project in L.A. with some friends, and I got to play some of my material from my solo records. When I’m with Alice, I’m with Alice, and that takes the majority of my time. This year, we’re taking a little time off, so… 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.”

[via Blabbermouth]

Watch Sully Erna (Godsmack) & Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme) Cover Alice In Chains & The Doobie Brothers

During a recent “Soundcheck Live” event at Lucky Strike Live in Los Angeles, CA, Sully Erna (Godsmack) took the stage to perform covers of Alice In Chains’ “Man In The Box” and The Doobie Brothers’ “Long Train Running” with Nuno Bettencourt (Extreme), Glen Sobel, Derek Frank, and Steve Fekete. You can see footage of that in the below video at about the 46:25 mark.

Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Neil Peart (Rush)

As previously reported, Rush’s Neil Peart has sadly passed away following a battle with brain cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary drummer and some of the various posts can be found below:

Geddy Lee (Rush):

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Rest in peace, my brother. ๐Ÿ’”

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett:

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins:

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #NeiPeart

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Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath):

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons:

Gary Holt (Exodus):

David Ellefson (Megadeth):

Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, and Frank Bello:

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

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R.I.P. #nealpeart An extraordinary talent.

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King Diamond:

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine):

John Dolmayan (System Of A Down):

Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour):

Overkill:

Mike Inez (Alice In Chains):

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins):

Alex Bent (Trivium):

Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless):

Chris Jericho (Fozzy):

Matt Sorum (ex-Guns N’ Roses, etc.):

Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch):

Adam Gontier (Saint Asonia, ex-Three Days Grace):

Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth, etc.):

Sacred Reich:

Matt Halpern (Periphery):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Chuck D (Public Enemy, Prophets of Rage):

Dan Briggs (Between The Buried And Me):

Peter Frampton:

Jack Black (Tenacious D):

Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan), Gil Sharone (Ex-Marilyn Manson) , Etc. Join Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) Onstage In Los Angeles, CA

During his December 6 show at the Pico Union Project in Los Angeles, CA, Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) was joined onstage by Greg Puciato (The Dillinger Escape Plan, etc.), Gil Sharone (ex-Marilyn Manson, etc.), James LoMenzo (ex-Megadeth, etc.), and more. You can check out fan-filmed footage from the show below. Cantrell will return to the stage at the same venue tonight (December 7).

[via Blabbermouth]

Alice In Chains Appear In “AdventureQuest 3D” & “AQWorlds”

Alice In Chains have appeared in “AdventureQuest 3D” and “AQWorlds” as part of a month long event in the “Battle Concert Arena.” A virtual version of the band can be seen playing an in-game concert as players battle monsters. This news comes after Korn previously took part in a similar event.

Jerry Cantrell (Alice In Chains) Announces Second Los Angeles Show

Alice In Chains guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell’s December 7 show at The Pico Union Project in Los Angeles, CA has officially sold out, so he has decided to play another concert at the same venue on December 6. Tickets for the new date will go on sale Friday (November 8) at 10am PST.

Hereโ€™s What Various Rock/Metal Musicians Wore For Halloween This Year

Halloween is officially over and a number of rock/metal artists have taken to social media to share pictures of the costumes they wore this year. You can check out a bunch of those below (courtesy of The PRP):

Metallica’s Kirk Hammett & Robert Trujillo:

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Happy Halloween

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Alice In Chains & Jerry Cantrell:

A Day To Remember:

Adam Jones (Tool):

Heidi Shepherd (Butcher Babies):

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If you're 555

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Carla Harvey (Butcher Babies) & Charlie Benante (Anthrax):

Atreyu:

Incubus:

Brent Hinds (Mastodon):

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine, etc.):

Baroness:

Nergal (Behemoth):

Chelsea Grin:

Chris Jericho (Fozzy);

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Any questions….? #ChrisSPumpkins

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The Acacia Strain & Vincent Bennett:

Chris Fronzak (Attila):

The Word Alive:

Korn’s Head & Fieldy:

John 5 (Rob Zombie, etc.):

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Happy Halloween to everyone @scott_blake3

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Pete Loeffler (Chevelle):

Beartooth:

Alan Ashby (Of Mice & Men):

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๐ŸŽƒ Happy Halloween! ๐ŸŽƒ

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The Ghost Inside’s Andrew Tkaczyk & Zach Johnson:

Jason Richardson (All That Remains):

Battlecross:

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Joliet! Weโ€™re ready to get spooky tonight!

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Ice-T (Body Count):

P.O.D.:

Freddy Cricien (Madball):

Stick To Your Guns:

Jeff Friedl (A Perfect Circle, etc.):

Metal Allegiance:

Sleeping With Sirens:

Pierce The Veil’s Vic Fuentes & Jaime Preciado:

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AHOY bitches! โš“๏ธ๐Ÿฆ

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Redrum!!!!!

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Shavo Odadjian (System Of A Down):

Sara Taylor (Youth Code, Heavens Blade):

Skyler Acord (Issues):

Blink-182:

The Wonder Years:

Halsey (not rock/metal but still cool):

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resident goths. @marilynmanson

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