How Did Layne Staley Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Layne Staley death

The rock singer Layne Staley passed away at age 34, way too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer for the grunge band Alice in Chains who died at thirty-four of a drug overdose. He was also a member of Mad Season, a Seattle-based supergroup.

He was born to parents Phil Staley and Nancy Staley who split up when he was seven years old.

How did Layne Staley die?

Speedball caused Layne Staley's death in 2002.

Information about the death of Layne Staley
Cause of deathSpeedball
Age of death34 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayAugust 22, 1967
Death dateApril 5, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that.

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I sing like a lark.

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Drugs are not the way to the light. They won’t lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering.

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My bed isn’t made, I’m tired, I haven’t slept well for two weeks. I haven’t been laid in a month. I don’t have a girlfriend. I have a warrant for my arrest.

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The songs are about things that we were thinking and we wrote ’em down, and when you listen to ’em, whatever you think it’s about… THAT’S what it’s about!

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