Slash collaborates with Jerry Cantrell... to solve the Alice in Chains guitarist's rattlesnake problem

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The coronavirus pandemic has led to a lot of unusual artist collaborations, but maybe none quite as bizarre as this one between Jerry Cantrell and Slash.

In a recent Instagram post, the Alice in Chains electric guitar player, sporting an “amazing quarantine beard,” reported that after discovering a rattlesnake had taken up permanent residence on his LA property, “I called a buddy of mine who I knew knew a little something about snakes.”

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.