An architect of the '90s grunge movement from Seattle with Alice In Chains, Cantrell released two solo albums (including a double-album) around the turn of the century and has contributed music to films and other artists in the intervening years.
Cantrell recently announced a partnership with Gibson Guitars. And in a conversation with Cesar Gueikian on Gibson's YouTube channel, Cantrell revealed plans to release more solo material before getting back to it with AIC.
"We were gonna take a year off, so I thought maybe [I'll] do some shows," Cantrell said. "I'm working on some new music as well. There's going to be some exciting things. I don't want to say just yet what's happening, but there's going to be some cool s--t happening this year."
When Gueikian asked about the nature of Cantrell's new music, the guitarist confirmed that there will be some acoustic-driven songs "and there's some heavy stuff. It's a cool mix of both."
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