He started playing drums around the age of 12.
This documentary "Man in the Box", is about the life and death of the ex-lead singer of Alice in Chains and Mad Season. Layne always wanted to sing when he played his drums, so his groupies told him that he should sing instead.
When Layne was seven, his parents divorced. I love me some AIC. Layne was born August 22, 1967 in Kirkland, WA. Layne Staley also had one of the most powerful voices in music history, never mind just rock. By Decker | November 25, 2019 | 0 . Layne Staley definitely was gone too soon. We've combined every single footage that … He was the growling vocals behind Alice in Chains, and Mad Season.
September 2020 is the release date! Probably the best Seattle band that truly lived the Seattle scene.
Layne Staley, Soundtrack: The Perfect Storm. Mainly heroin. Heroin has been the demise of so many beloved musicians, actors, friends and family members. His life was riddled with drugs and depression and I’m very curious to learn more.
So, Layne traded in his drum set for a microphone and delay. It's pure evil. He could be edgy or he could sing soft and beautifully. Layne Staley Documentary Coming Soon! Unfortunately like so many others from the era, Layne had a lot of demons.