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About Layne Staley
Layne Staley was an American singer and songwriter. He is best known as the co-founder, lead vocalist and songwriter of the band Alice In Chains. He released 5 studio albums with the band.
Alice In Chains is regarded as one of the most important groups in the 90's. They have sold more than 20 million albums worldwide.
Alice in Chains was nominated for 9 Grammy Awards and 3 MTV Video Music Awards (1 win).
His Personal Life
He was born in 1967 in Washington. When he was a kid, he was a fan of Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest and Van Halen. He was suffering from depression and he had a severe drug addiction. He died of a mixture of heroin and cocaine. In 2001, he stated: "I know I am near death".
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Famous quotes by Layne Staley
Andrew Wood's death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that.Layne Staley
At home I'm just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music.Layne Staley
I've always looked for the perfect life to step into. I've taken all the paths to get where I wanted.But no matter where I go, I still come home me.Layne Staley
It was all about music, about getting your friends to come and see you play. I don't see that same intimacy happening very much today.Layne Staley
Kurt and I weren't the closest of friends, but I knew him well enough to be devastated by his death. For such a quiet person, he was so excited about having a child.Layne Staley
Music is the career I'm lucky enough to get paid for, but I have other desires and passions.Layne Staley
Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing.Layne Staley
We started this band as kids, and as time has gone on, we've grown and are learning to accommodate each others' differences.Layne Staley
When everyone goes home, you're stuck with yourself.Layne Staley
F.A.Q. about Layne Staley
When is his birthday?
Layne Staley's birthday is on August 22, 1967.
In how many days is his birthday?
Layne's birthday is in 309 days
How old was Layne when he died?
He was 34 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 5, 2002.
How old would he be today?
Layne Staley would be 54 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Layne from?
He was born in Kirkland, Washington, U.S..
Layne Staley's Popularity
Layne Staley was a famous American singer-songwriter, who was born on August 22, 1967. As a person born on this date, Layne Staley is listed in our database as the 11th most popular celebrity for the day (August 22) and the 42nd most popular for the year (1967).
People born on August 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Layne Staley is the 465th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Layne Staley's birthday, Layne Staley is the 3117th most famous American.
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