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Layne Staley was born in 1967. He grew up with his parents, Ray and Donna, as well as two siblings, Doug and Lisa. His father was a science teacher who also ran a small drugstore business from their home. Layne’s mother worked at the store.
His early years were spent in an affluent neighborhood where he had access to everything he could possibly want or need. However, by the time he reached adolescence things started to change for him. It became apparent that Layne suffered from depression which manifested itself in his art work through drawings of death scenes and dark imagery.

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About Layne Staley

birth of the author

August 22, 1967

death of the author

April 5, 2002

genre of the author

Alternative Metal And More.

occupation of the author

Musician, Singer, Songwriter

instrument of the author

Vocals, Guitar, Drums

date of the author

Years Active:

institution of the author


productions of the author

Associated Acts:
Alice In Chains, Mad Season, Class Of ’99, Alice N’ Chains, Sleze And More.


Music is the career I’m lucky enough to get paid for, but I have other desires and passions. โ€” Layne Staley

It was all about music, about getting your friends to come and see you play. I don’t see that same intimacy happening very much today. โ€” Layne Staley

At home I’m just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music. โ€” Layne Staley

Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing. โ€” Layne Staley

at home i m just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music Layne Staley quote


I’m dumbfounded by me all the time. Wow! What a…. thrill…..and a joy โ€” Layne Staley

I was in a band when I was 15. We were a glam band. Then I couldn’t afford to buy makeup. At the time that was the thing. โ€” Layne Staley

We started this band as kids, and as time has gone on, we’ve grown and are learning to accommodate each others’ differences. โ€” Layne Staley

There were a lot of drugs. We kinda just passed the time that way. For a couple of years we were all doin’ anything we could get our hands on. โ€” Layne Staley


I don’t take part in it the way I used toโ€“the bimbos, the free beers, free drugs, all that. That’s still there if you want it, but I don’t really seek that out any more. โ€” Layne Staley

there are lasting consequences for using drugs i ll still be paying for my prior use Layne Staley quote

There are lasting consequences for using drugs. I’ll still be paying for my prior use. โ€” Layne Staley

Drugs are not the way to the light. They won’t lead to a fairyโ€“tale life, they lead to suffering. โ€” Layne Staley

Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I’m using or not. โ€” Layne Staley

I don’t think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available. โ€” Layne Staley

Andrew Wood’s death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that. โ€” Layne Staley

drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life whether i m using or not Layne Staley quote

Every article I see is dope this, junkie that, whiskey thisโ€“that ain’t my title. โ€” Layne Staley

Inspiring Phrases From Layne Staley

I don’t do much else but stay in my hotel room. โ€” Layne Staley

Los Angeles, I don’t like that town. Too decadent, and it’s slimy. โ€” Layne Staley

We write about ourselves because we know about ourselves. โ€” Layne Staley

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Whatever dramas are going on in my life, I always find that place inside my head where I see myself as the cleanest, tallest, strongest, wisest person that I can be. โ€” Layne Staley

i don t do much else but stay in my hotel room Layne Staley quote

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. โ€” Layne Staley

I’m not doing well. Don’t try to talk about this to my sister Liz. She will know it sooner or later. โ€” Layne Staley

Our perception of songs that we’ve written… the meaning changes from day to day… to whatever stage we’re at in our life and careers. โ€” Layne Staley

Various Statements From Layne Staley

Being me is no different than being most anyone else, I guess. โ€” Layne Staley

It’s just writing about things, feelings, not that we’re dark or depressed…just as much as anyone else is. โ€” Layne Staley

being me is no different than being most anyone else i guess Layne Staley quote

My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title. โ€” Layne Staley

We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that. โ€” Layne Staley

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