River Of Deceit

Is Mad Season Alice in Chains?

Formed in 1994, Mad Season was made up of Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready, Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin and Walkabout bassist John Baker Saunders. The group made only one record together, 1995’s Above, before conflicting obligations pulled them apart. via

Did Mother Love Bone become Pearl Jam?

Pearl Jam formed after the tragic dissolution of the band Mother Love Bone, a Seattle group that everyone thought were going to be huge – until singer Andrew Wood died from a heroin overdose, aged just 24 years old. via

What did Mark Lanegan do in Mad Season?

Vocalist Mark Lanegan of Screaming Trees contributes guest vocals on “I’m Above” and “Long Gone Day”; he is also credited for co-writing the music to those tracks along with McCready and Martin. via

How did Layne Staley lose his arm?

In October 1996, Layne’s longtime girlfriend Demri Parrott passed away from complications of her own drug use, and the singer went into isolation, rarely leaving his Seattle apartment, his grief overwhelming. There were rumours of his death and that he had lost an arm due to gangrene. via

Where was Layne Staley’s funeral?

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. via

Was Layne Staley a good singer?

Layne had an amazing voice that had such a beautiful, sad, haunting quality about it,” Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan said in a statement after Staley’s death. “He was different because his heaviness was in that voice.” via

What makes a band a supergroup?

A supergroup is a musical group whose members are successful as solo artists or as members of other successful groups. The term became popular in the late 1960s rock music for members of already successful groups to record albums together, after which they normally disband. via

Who died from Mad Season?

Three years later, on April 5, 2002, Mad Season’s frontman, Layne Staley, was found dead in his home from an overdose of heroin and cocaine. “You know, it’s weird to do an interview about this,” McCready says, “because I’ve been thinking about those guys a lot. I wish they were still around, and it makes me sad. via

What happened to Andy Wood?

Due to his struggle with drug addiction, Wood checked himself into rehab in 1989, hoping to get clean for the release of Mother Love Bone’s debut album. He died in Seattle on March 19, 1990 at the age of 24, after being found in a comatose state by his girlfriend following a heroin overdose. via

What happened to Temple of the Dog?

Temple of the Dog was an American rock band that was formed in 1990 by Chris Cornell of Soundgarden. He started the band as a tribute to his friend, Andrew Wood. Wood died on March 19, 1990 of a heroin overdose, the day Cornell got back from a tour. via

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