On this week’s episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service, host Scott Lipps spoke with Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell. The guitarist released his latest solo album, Brighten, last Friday. Lipps and Cantrell discuss the record along with how Chris Cornell’s daughter, Lily Cornell Silver, brought him to tears, his relationship with Eddie Van Halen, how Alice in Chains formed, and much more.
Since it began in 2018, the acclaimed podcast has featured many of the biggest voices and personalities in music, including exclusive interviews with Red Hot Chili Peppers singer Anthony Kiedis, David Lee Roth, Shepard Fairey, Courtney Love, Dove Cameron, Mick Fleetwood, Nikki Sixx, Perry Farrell and many, many more.
In the last episode, Lipps caught up with his longtime friend Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue, about his new memoir, THE FIRST 21: How I Became Nikki Sixx. They touched on how Sixx got into music, how he was inspired by everyone from the New York Dolls to Cheap Trick to Aerosmith, and what he remembers from the ’80s Sunset Strip music scene.
Every week, a new episode of SPIN Presents Lipps Service is available wherever you consume podcasts (Apple, etc.), and you can listen to the full episode with Jerry Cantrell below.