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.
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