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What The Final Year Of Layne Staley's Life Was Really Like

For many fans, Alice in Chains epitomized the musical movement we now call "grunge." Merging the hard-hitting riffs of California's metal scene with the vulnerability and depression of the Pacific Northwest, the Seattle-based quartet created music that was heartfelt without being angsty and tough without being hilariously macho. And while much of Alice in Chains' appeal can be credited to the swampy, languid riffs of guitarist Jerry Cantrell, even more of the band's uniquely powerful sound is...

What The Final Year Of Layne Staley's Life Was Really Like

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