Jerry Fulton Cantrell Jr. (born March 18, 1966) is an American musician who is best known as the founder, lead guitarist, co-lead vocalist and main songwriter for the rock band Alice in Chains. He also has a solo career and released the albums Boggy Depot in 1998 and Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2 in 2002. Cantrell has also collaborated and performed with Heart, Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Deftones, Danzig, Metal Church, Damageplan and Gov’t Mule.
Cantrell had small roles in the films Jerry Maguire (1996) and Rock Slyde (2009). He also acted in the Alice in Chains mockumentaries The Nona Tapes (1995) and AIC 23 (2013).