Jerry Cantrell

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    July 29, 2013

    Six Things You May Not Know About Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour

    Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has been all over music news lately. Headlines have ranged from "Corey Taylor: There's Nothing Worse Than Forced Music" to "Slipknot's Corey Taylor Robbed of Music Gear, Late Bassists' Guitars Stolen." There are things that have come to light this past ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Is The New '90s Nostalgia Good For Rock and Roll?

    We all have bands that defined our youth--that made us love music, that maybe even introduced us to a new feeling that we didn't know existed. Whether it's the psychedelic rock of the '60s, punk of the '70s, thrash of the '80s, or grunge of the '90s, every generation has its own musical roots. And ... More >>

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    May 2, 2013

    UFiesta Preview: Stone Sour's Corey Taylor on Dave Grohl and New Music from Slipknot

    Stone Sour and Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor is pulling double-duty this year in more ways than one. Stone Sour is putting out its second album in as many years; the first was House of Gold & Bones Part 1, which dropped last year, and the second, House of Gold & Bones Part 2, came out in April. La ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    The 17 Most Anticipated Metal Albums of 2013

    I'm almost a little bummed that the world didn't end on December 21. No War of the Worlds or 2012 scenes became a reality, although I was so sure that the only reason gas prices were down was because all the rich people were holed up in their submarines, burrowed into the Alps like a goddamn modern- ... More >>

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    December 7, 2012

    Shan Man of 98 KUPD, What Are You Listening To?

    Shan Man of 98 KUPD You can hear 98 KUPD's weeknight DJ from 7-11 p.m. every weeknight and find his KUPD blogs at When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the radio, what station would play right now? Is this a trick question and are you trying to get me in trouble? Beli ... More >>

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    February 18, 2010

    Alice in Chains in 140 Characters or Less

    @dumbwhiteperson‚ÄčAlice in Chains played the Dodge Theatre last night, and the attendees were quick to become reviewers once they got home and logged on to Twitter. Here's what was being said about the show.@tmearick- Alice in Chains kicked ass last night!! Think I love Jerry Cantrell. To th ... More >>

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    February 16, 2010

    Alice in Chains Band Bio Rewritten by Adoring Arizona Republic Reporter

    Alice In Chains with scab singer William DuVall.‚ÄčAlice in Chains has always been a tough interview. In fact, the band's late lead singer, Layne Staley, infamously refused to talk to the media nearly a decade after a Rolling Stone reporter, Jon Wiederhorn, wrote about his hideously track-marked han ... More >>

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    January 7, 2009

    The Valley's Top 10 Local Guitarists

    Phoenix teems with guitar players, and some of them are actually pretty good. A handful of them are exceptional.

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    September 18, 2008
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    September 19, 2007

    Outshined: Alice In Chains and Velvet Revolver, September 18 at Cricket Wireless Pavilion

    Bottom line: Alice In Chains blew Velvet Revolver off the stage. I was expecting the opposite: I was skeptical about Alice In Chains touring without singer Layne Staley (who died of an apparent drug overdose in April, 2002), but I knew that Velvet Revolver included 2/5 of the original Guns 'N' Rose ... More >>

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    March 21, 2002

    Bang to Hype

    At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band

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    January 4, 1996