Layne Staley’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 22, 1967

Death Date

April 5, 2002

Age of Death

34 years

Cause of Death



Rock Singer

The rock singer Layne Staley died at the age of 34. Here is all you want to know, and more!

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.



“I don’t do much else but stay in my hotel room.” (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.” (Layne Staley)


“Drugs are not the way to the light. They won’t lead to a fairy-tale life, they lead to suffering.” (Layne Staley)


“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.” (Layne Staley)


“My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title.” (Layne Staley)