Former Alice In Chains bassist dead
Former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr has been found dead in a house in Salt Lake City, Utah. Police were called to the residence at 1:42PM Monday, the cause of death is still unknown. Starr was 44.
Starr was part of the original lineup of Seattle Grunge band Alice In Chains, but was kicked out of the group in 1992 due to his excessive drug use. Lead singer Layne Staley died of a drug overdose in 2002.