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I really wish that more of Layne and Demri's true friends would come .. I have included many pictures, poems, and interviews with fans, even an Alice quiz. . the fascination with Layne and Demri's relationship for me is how. All Quizzes Fresh Lists Trending Topics Layne Staley and Jerry Cantrell performing at The Channel in Boston, MA in to fill out a minute set with a couple of original songs along with Hanoi Rocks and David Bowie covers. . In October , Staley's former fiancée, Demri Lara Parrott, died of a drug overdose. >pattern repeated with addicted couples and groups of >friends. >>> >>album. >>Layne was fucking groupies and Demri was fucking who.
I will pray for you I know it has to be really tough. I just hope you are able to get well again and I hope whatever happens you are able to find peace with it. If you need to talk to someone when times get tough just shoot me an email my address is boggs aol.
Keep us updated on how you are doing. Susan Thank you and I am sorry too just been very emotional lately with all going on…no disrespect to this wonderful page or people TEINA my heart aches when I see these pics. I miss you, Demri. I wish you were still here with us. I will forever cherish our short time together.
I cannot imagine how you feel I have so much empathy for you. I get sick to my stomach when I read things about Demri that are her friends words but twisted around. Layne Staley, the haggard, howling frontman of the hit Nineties metal-and-grunge amalgam Alice in Chains, was found dead in his Seattle condominium on Friday, April They discovered Staley on his couch, surrounded by drug paraphernalia.
Chained Deceit - “Layne and Demri had kind of an open relationship
He was rarely if ever seen on the streets and only then, it was surmised, when he was trying to cop. He looked like an old man wearing punk rocker clothes. It was the saddest thing I ever saw.
Many had hoped he would eventually overcome his addiction and return to Alice in Chains, who had never officially disbanded. Those hopes died with him.
Anniversary of Dem’s passing & a note from her Mom
Staley was born in in Kirkland, Washington, a folksy suburb east of Seattle across Lake Washington. Cross would later say that they had Staley's obituary on stand-by at The Rocket in the late s.
- Layne Staley childhood photos – Revealed (12 Photos)
What a classic response", Ehrbar said. The Untold Story, that Staley had nearly joined Audioslave around Gallagher recalled that Staley told him he had gotten a call from the old Rage Against the Machine members and they were putting together a new project, and they wanted him to audition. Staley said he was going back to rehab and then going to Los Angeles to do the audition in a couple of months.
But he never made it and they ended up auditioning Chris Cornell instead. Other than this rare incident, Staley was not seen often by family or friends. Sean Kinney has commented on Staley's final years and isolation period: It got to a point where he'd kept himself so locked up, both physically and emotionally.
I kept trying to make contact Three times a week, like clockwork, I'd call him, but he'd never answer.
Every time I was in the area, I was up in front of his place yelling for him Even if you could get in his building, he wasn't going to open the door. You'd phone and he wouldn't answer. You couldn't just kick the door in and grab him, though there were so many times I thought about doing that. But if someone won't help themselves, what, really, can anyone else do? As far as published reports are concerned, such as Blender 's "We Left Him Alone", close friends such as Matt Fox have said, "If no one heard from him for weeks, it wasn't unusual.
It appears that Staley's last few weeks were typically empty. According to an employee of the Rainbow, a neighborhood bar close to Staley's condo, the singer was a frequent patron, stopping by at least once a week. Staley would never buy anything to drink, the employee said, but would simply sit at a small table in the back corner of the bar and 'nod off.
We just left him alone'. But for us to not talk for a few months is par for the course. Silver then contacted Staley's mother, Nancy McCallum, who placed a call with to say she hadn't heard from him "in about two weeks. Medical examiners had to identify the body by comparing dental records. When she got the phone call to check on her son two days later, she was not surprised that there wasn't an answer.
There was a little bit of mail by Staley's door, but his cat meowed and according to McCallum, she had never done that before and that alerted her. When Staley didn't answer, McCallum decided to call He will be missed immensely.
We feel blessed to have shared life, love and music with him. We are all very sad to lose him, but happy that he's not sick anymore. He's free on his own journey. He was such a lovely guy, like a brother to me.
He was just a very smart, very funny, very mischievous guy. So anytime hangin' out with him, there was always a lot of laughter, regardless of what was going on. He was on a different plane, man.
His concerns weren't so much about this world. It's good to be with friends and family as we struggle to deal with this immense loss We are looking for all the usual things: Mostly, we are feeling heartbroken over the death of our beautiful friend. He was a sweet man with a keen sense of humor and a deep sense of humanity. He was an amazing musician, an inspiration, and a comfort to so many.
He made great music and gifted it to the world.
We are proud to have known him, to be his friend, and to create music with him. For the past decade, Layne struggled greatly — we can only hope that he has at last found some peace. We love you, Layne. And we will miss you The ex-bandmates briefly argued, which ended with Starr storming out. Starr stated that Staley called after him as he left: Starr was the last known person to see Staley alive.
She also told Starr: He'd say, 'Hey, I did this. He also held a t-shirt with Staley's photo on stage.