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Jerry & Layne - Alice in Chains

Jerry Cantrell (left) and Layne Staley (RIP), both guitarists with American band Alice In Chains

Jerry Cantrell and Layne Staley - Alice In Chains

When Jerry heard Layne sing, he was convinced their friendship would be a lasting one. "I knew that voice was the guy I wanted to be playing with. It sounded like it came out of a 350 lb. biker, rather than skinny little Layne.

Layne Staley- one of the greatest voices ever, I named my son after him, RIP.

Apr 2002 - Layne Staley (b. (Alice in Chains) died at Layne Thomas Staley was an American musician who served as the lead singer and co-songwriter of the rock band Alice in Chains, which he and guitarist Jerry Cantrell formed in Seattle, Washington in