Jerry Cantrell

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Top Ten Heavy Metal Bass Players

    In the past, we've brought you the best of what heavy metal has to offer in terms of guitarists, and drummers, but now we look to a role that is sometimes under rated but always under appreciated. Metal's four-string instrument provides a solid foundation of rhythm, centering the music and allowi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2011

    Former Alice in Chains Bassist Mike Starr Dies

    ​Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr, 44, was found dead in Salt Lake City earlier today. The cause of death hasn't been reported yet, but cops say they were called to the house at 1:42 p.m. According to TMZ, "Starr was arrested last month for felony possession of a controlled substance. Sal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2010

    Alice in Chains, Deftones, and Mastodon at the Gibson Amphitheater Last Night

    Andrew Youssef/OC Weekly​Check out our Alice in Chains, Deftones and Mastodon slideshow here!Alice in Chains, Deftones, MastodonGibson AmphitheaterOctober 12, 2010Taking snippets from the album titles of Alice in Chains, Deftones and Mastodon, the Blackdiamondskye tour descended upon the Gibson Am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2009

    WTF? Elton John to Appear on New Alice in Chains Album

    ​So, obviously, the fact that there even is a new Alice in Chains album is weird enough by itself. We all (probably) remember the rather disturbing details of Layne Staley's 2002 death--how he only weighed 86 pounds at the time he was discovered, which was two weeks after he actually died. (Yeesh. ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2006

    Walk Away

    Weekly art director Ben Froehlich was a real-life rock star once