layne staley

Layne Thomas Staley (August 22, 1967 – April 5, 2002) was an American musician who served as the lead vocalist, occasional rhythm guitarist and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he founded with guitarist Jerry Cantrell in Seattle, Washington in 1987. Alice in Chains rose to international fame as part of the grunge movement of the early 1990s. The band became known for Staley's distinct vocal style, as well as the harmonized vocals between him and Cantrell. Staley was also a member of the supergroups Mad Season and Class of '99. By mid 1996, Staley was out of the public spotlight, never to perform live again. Staley struggled for much of his adult life with depression and a drug addiction, culminating with his death on April 5, 2002. Wikipedia
Classic Rock Magazine Sun, 02/11/2018 - 18:19

The 100 Best Debut Albums Of All Time

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You voted... and here are the results.
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New York Daily News Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:17

With the 2018 inductees announced, here are artists that should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

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The Cure, Peter Frampton, Judas Priest, Kate Bush and The Replacements are just a few of the many glaring omissions.
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Classic Rock Magazine Sat, 11/11/2017 - 20:42

The 100 Best Debut Albums Of All Time

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This day in 1981, Motley Crue released just 900 copies of their debut album, Too Fast For Love.
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Classic Rock Magazine Thu, 11/02/2017 - 14:39

Unplugged! The 25 greatest acoustic albums ever made

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23 years ago today, Nirvana released MTV Unplugged in New York. Is it one of the 25 greatest acoustic albums ever made?
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