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Jerry Cantrell quotes

You feel different every day of your life. You just have to create your own space to survive, personally and professionally.

Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care.

Our music's kind of about taking something ugly and making it beautiful.

Like everybody, I'm making up my life as I go along.

And when power ballads come back, we'll get big hair again.

Bands don't last. Bands don't last forever - it's a rarity when they do.

Every record that you do man, is sooo different in every way.

Every record, you've got more experiences to draw on as a writer and a musician.

I can sing fine and I can play guitar fine, but put 'em together and it becomes a thoughtful effort.

I'm doing the best I can with what I got and that's all anybody in my band is doing.

I'm just thankful to have a tour and work something I can focus on.

I've never been a big soloist; I just put in what needs to be there. I'm more of a rhythm player who plays lead - or tries to play lead.

One thing that you hope for when you want to be a musician is that you have that recognizable sound.

Playing for someone else's crowd is always difficult for any band.

Rehearsals and this band are two words that don't really go together, kinda like Military Intelligence.

That's always been a dream for me, to be able to collaborate and make music with the people that inspired you to make music.

Times change and you have to adapt.

To me not one thing is better than anything else, I'm completely proud of everything I've written and recorded.

I'm going to keep thinking about topping myself every time. I can say very confidently that Alice In Chains have done that on every record. It surprises me. I don't go in there expecting that, but I do go in there hoping for it.

I've been a fan of Metallica and friends with those guys for a long time and that was just great - half Alice In Chains and half Metallica playing together.