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Tag Archives: Mike Starr

Layne Staley’s Dad Stops By At Alice In Chains Show

Posted by on July 8, 2013

It’s been over ten years since Alice in Chains singer Layne Stanley died of a drug overdose. But his memory is not lost, and his father Phil Staley stopped in and appeared briefly onstage during AIC’s set at Fox Fest in Burnaby, BC on July 1st. His appearance was met with roaring approval from fans. […]

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Video: Revolver Golden God’s “Fallen Heroes” Tribute

Posted by on May 13, 2011

During the Revolver Golden Gods Award Show, the magazine played a video tribute to metal’s “Fallen Heroes.” Though the tribute can be seen during the show’s airing on May 26 on VH1 Classic, Revolver has posted the video online for people to see. The “Fallen Heroes” tribute video honors five metal artists who’ve passed away […]

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Mike Starr’s Funeral Put On Hold, Public Memorial To Move Forward

Posted by on March 16, 2011

The funeral of former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr has been postponed in order for the medical examiner to perform more tests on his body. A public memorial, though, will still be held this Sunday (March 20) in Seattle, WA.

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Update: Police Release Statement Regarding Mike Starr’s Death

Posted by on March 9, 2011

Sgt. Shawn Josephson of the Salt Lake City Police Department has released an audio statement concerning the death of former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr. The audio clip, provided by Artisan News Service, can be heard in the video above. Josephson confirmed that the deceased body found was that of Mike Starr, and the cause of […]

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Alice In Chains, Metal Elite Respond To Mike Starr’s Death

Posted by on March 9, 2011

Last night it was discovered that former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr, who was in the band from 1987 to 1993, had passed away. He was 44 years old. While the cause of death is still unknown, Starr’s drug addiction has been well noted and even documented on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew. And […]

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Former Alice In Chains Bassist Mike Starr Dead

Posted by on March 8, 2011

According to TMZ, original Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr, perhaps better known as a member of the third season of Celebrity Rehab, was found dead in a house in Salt Lake City earlier today. His father called the death of the 44 year-old a “terrible loss.” Starr was in Alice in Chains from 1987 […]

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