- Joined Alice in Chains a couple years after Layne Staley founded the group---originally known as Alice N Chains---in the mid-1980s.
- Made a brief appearance as the character Jesus of CopyMat in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire (1996).
- Contributed guitar work to Danzig's Blackacidevil (1996) and Metallica's Garage, Inc. (1998).
- Made his full-length solo debut with Boggy Depot (1998), featuring the rock-radio hit "Cut You In."
- Offered a tour of his Oklahoma ranch on an episode of MTV's Cribs.
- Dedicated his second solo album, Degradation Trip, to Staley, following the singer's death in 2002.
- Re-formed Alice in Chains in 2005, with singer William DuVall eventually being brought in as the band's official second vocalist.
- Jerry Cantrell Sr. — Father
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