From their early songs like “King of Rock”, to the guitar driven “Rock Box” and of course the Aerosmith collaboration “Walk This Way”, Hip-Hop legends Run-D.M.C. have always been influenced by rock music. Looks like Rock N’ Roll has also influenced the fashion of music fanatic D.M.C. He ditched the Adidas jumpsuit and sneakers for a pair of black jeans and a rock band shirt.
Anybody have more information on this awesome photo of Layne Staley and Gary Busey??? Layne was still on crutches after his ATV accident, so this photo must have been taken sometime in 1992. That would be one year after Busey starred with another musician, Anthony Kiedis in one of feelnumb.com’s favorite movies of all-time, Point Break. Busey fn’ […]
Layne Staley’s decomposed body was found by his mother and stepfather on April 20, 2002. It was estimated that he passed away approximately two weeks earlier on April 5, 2002. The funeral of Layne Staley was held eight days after his body was found on April 28, 2002 at the Kiana Lodge in Poulsbo, Washington.
Check out this great photo of Layne Staley and “date” at the Shorewood High School “Evening Enchantment” Prom 1986. Staley did not attended Shorewood High School, he went Meadowdale High School. If you are the girl in this picture or know the her, send us her info.
Mike Starr was the original bassist for Alice In Chains. He was a member of Alice In Chains from it’s formation in 1987 until 1993 when he left the band while touring behind the album “Dirt”.
Here’s a cool video of Layne Staley, performing the song “Opiate” with Tool at the Big Melee Music Festival in Kuualoa Ranch, Hawaii, August 15, 1993.
The tattoo Layne Staley had on his back was inspired from a lyric in the Alice in Chains song he wrote “Man in the Box.” “Feed my eyes/ Can you sew them shut?” The tattoo was also inspired by the the “Man in the Box” music video.
These are the last know published photos of Layne Staley. The photo was taken on February 26, 1997, when he and the other members of Alice in Chains attended the Grammy Awards.
The album cover for Alice in Chains self-titled album and last with Layne Staley is referred to as the “Tripod” because the album cover features a photo of Jerry Cantrell’s three-legged dog, Sunshine.
Part Two of Rock Stars yearbook photos…Layne Staley, Axl Rose, Taylor Hawkins, Jay Z, Steven Tyler & Jack White. Enjoy…