Layne Staley

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Birthday
22, 1967
Birthplace
Kirkland, WA
Death Date
Apr 5, 2002 (34)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1967
Birthplace
Kirkland, WA
Death Date
Apr 5, 2002 (34)

About

Singer for the grunge band Alice in Chains who died at thirty-four of a drug overdose. He was also a member of Mad Season, a Seattle-based supergroup.

Before Fame

He pushed hard to gain fame in hopes of motivating his dad to come back into his life. He and Alice in Chains released their first album, Facelift, in 1990.

Trivia

He sang songs like "Queen of the Rodeo" and "Bleed the Freak."

Family Life

He was born to parents Phil Staley and Nancy Staley who split up when he was seven years old.

Associated With

His band was compared to Kurt Cobain's band Nirvana in the 1990s.