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
- Layne Staley Quotes About Music
- Layne Staley Quotes About Time
- Layne Staley Quotes On Drug
- Inspiring Phrases From Layne Staley
- Various Statements From Layne Staley
About Layne Staley
August 22, 1967
April 5, 2002
Alternative Metal And More.
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Vocals, Guitar, Drums
Alice In Chains, Mad Season, Class Of ’99, Alice N’ Chains, Sleze And More.
LAYNE STALEY QUOTES ABOUT MUSIC
Music is the career I’m lucky enough to get paid for, but I have other desires and passions. — 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. — Layne Staley
At home I’m just a guy who has interests that extend far beyond music. — Layne Staley
Music is the doorway that has led me to drawing, photography, and writing. — Layne Staley
LAYNE STALEY QUOTES ABOUT TIME
I’m dumbfounded by me all the time. Wow! What a…. thrill…..and a joy — 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. — 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. — 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. — Layne Staley
LAYNE STALEY QUOTES ON DRUG
I don’t take part in it the way I used to–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. — Layne Staley
There are lasting consequences for using drugs. I’ll still be paying for my prior use. — 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
Drugs will have a huge effect on my work for the rest of my life, whether I’m using or not. — Layne Staley
I don’t think any drug that can cause brain damage, failing kidneys, hardening arteries, pain, and suffering should be made available. — Layne Staley
Andrew Wood’s death changed things for a few weeks. I probably got even heavier into drugs after that. — Layne Staley
Every article I see is dope this, junkie that, whiskey this–that ain’t my title. — Layne Staley
Inspiring Phrases From Layne Staley
I don’t do much else but stay in my hotel room. — Layne Staley
Los Angeles, I don’t like that town. Too decadent, and it’s slimy. — Layne Staley
We write about ourselves because we know about ourselves. — Layne Staley
In Layne Staley Statements
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. — 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
I’m not doing well. Don’t try to talk about this to my sister Liz. She will know it sooner or later. — 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. — Layne Staley
Various Statements From Layne Staley
Being me is no different than being most anyone else, I guess. — Layne Staley
It’s just writing about things, feelings, not that we’re dark or depressed…just as much as anyone else is. — Layne Staley
My bad habits aren’t my title. My strengths and my talent are my title. — Layne Staley
We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that. — Layne Staley