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Layne Staley (1967–2002)

Layne was born August 22, 1967 in Kirkland, WA. When Layne was seven, his parents divorced. He started playing drums around the age of 12. Layne always wanted to sing when he played his drums, so his groupies told him that he should sing instead. So, Layne traded in his drum set for a microphone and delay. While at a party in Seattle in 1987, he met ... See full bio »

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 2012 One Hit Wonderland (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Baby Got Back (2012) ... (writer: "Would?")
 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (lyrics - 1 episode)
- Grunge (2011) ... (lyrics: "Man in the Box")
 2011 Cry Baby: The Pedal that Rocks the World (Video documentary) (writer: "Man In The Box" - as Layne T. Staley)
 2009 Funny People (writer: "Man in the Box" - as Layne T. Staley)
 2004 Idol (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Finale (2004) ... (writer: "Love, Hate, Love")
 2000 The Perfect Storm (writer: "Man in the Box")
 1999 Alice in Chains: Music Bank - The Videos (Video) (writer: "Man in the Box", "Angry Chair", "I Stay Away", "Again", "Get Born Again")
 1998 The Faculty (performer: "Another Brick in the Wall")
 1996 Marvin's Room (writer: "Again" (1995))
 1996 Unplugged (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alice in Chains (1996) ... (writer: "Nutshell", "Sludge Factory", "Angry Chair", "Frogs")
 1993 Beavis and Butt-Head (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- True Crime (1993) ... (writer: "Man in the Box")
 1993 Last Action Hero (writer: "A Little Bitter")
 1991 Alice in Chains: Live Facelift (Video documentary short) (writer: "Man in the Box", "Real Thing", "Love, Hate, Love", "Man in the Box (Video)")
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Other Works:

Vocalist for Mad Season and Class of '99. Lyrics on the song Ring Them Bells for Heart and It's Coming After for Second Coming. See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Alternate Names:

Alice in Chains | Layne T. Staley

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

That makes me sad for my friends who have taken their own lives, because I know that if your time is not finished here, and you end it yourself, then you gotta finish it somewhere else. See more »

Trivia:

His long-time girlfriend (and former fiance) Demri Parrott died of untreated bacterial infection of the heart valves in October 1996. See more »

Trademark:

Raw edged vocals See more »

Nickname:

Alice

Star Sign:

Leo

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