Leah Greenblatt of MTV News was on hand at Jerry Cantrell’s return to Seattle on Friday for his opening set duties on Nickelback’s current tour. Cantrell played several Alice in Chains songs in memory of Layne Staley, at one point turning to the audience and saying, “I’d like to do something for a good friend of ours who’s no longer with us,” before breaking into the opening cords of ‘Down in a Hole’. Cantrell then introduced his friends and fellow Seattleites Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart, who joined him on guitar and vocals for “one more for Mr. Layne,” a song from the 1992 EP Sap called, appropriately, ‘Brother’. Read more.
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