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Mayor Of Seattle Proclaims August 22 'Layne Staley Day'

30 days ago   |   By Blabber Mouth

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan has proclaimed August 22, 2019 to be "Layne Staley Day". The late ALICE IN CHAINS frontman would have turned 52 years old today.
According to KEXP , "Layne Staley Day" is a call to attention to the Layne Staley Memorial Fund, which was established by Layne's parents in 2002. The organization strives to provide "hope, education, support and treatment funds for heroin recovery in the Seattle music community."
"We support our residents who struggle with substance use disorder, and commend Layne Staley Memorial Fund for providing hope, education, support and...
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Seattle mayor declares August 22nd, 2019, as Layne Staley Day

Seattle mayor declares August 22nd, 2019, as Layne Staley Day

30 days ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

Late Alice in Chains singer Layne Staley would have turned 52 today. To mark the occasion, Seattle's mayor has declared this day as Layne Staley Day.
Local radio station KEXP reports that Mayor Jenny Durkan issued a proclamation that outlines the reasons for the honor. The document , reads in part:
“Layne Staley, the lead singer of Alice in Chains, was an influential and incredible musician born in Kirkland, Washington, on August 22, 1967; and
Layne's voice was legendary, and other musicians are heavily influenced by his instantly recognizable vocal style; and
Layne tragically passed away...
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