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Layne Staley: 10 Years Gone

5 Apr

April 5th, 2012 marks the ten year anniversary of the death of Alice in Chains’ frontman, Layne Staley. ¬†Staley was the lead vocalist and predominant songwriter for Alice in Chains which is one of the most memorable and influential Grunge/Alt. Rock bands of the 1990’s. ¬†AiC’s debut, Facelift, their iconic follow-up, Dirt, second, acoustic EP, Jar of Flies and final self-titled LP (sometimes referred to by fans as Tripod because of the three-legged dog on the albums cover) are all certified platinum.

Alice in Chains’ sound, owed heavily to Staley’s dark, pain-stricken vocals and Continue reading