Former Alice in Chains bassist Starr found passed (TMZ)

Mike Starr, a orginal bassist with Seattle stone icons Alice in Chains, has died, TMZ reports.

Starr, who had battled drug obsession and seemed on “Celebrity Rehab” in 2009, was 44. His physique was detected in a home in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, a city’s military after confirmed.

Starr was with Alice in Chains when a rope achieved a initial detonate of success, along with several other seminal internal bands in a early 1990s, including Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden. Starr creatively played in a glam stone rope that became Alice in Chains – Diamond Lie – alongside thespian Layne Staley, guitarist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney. Alice in Chains renowned itself by being maybe a darkest rope in a really murky genre, that came to be famous as grunge. The group’s early songs focused on death, drugs and despair. Its initial large strike was a singular “We Die Young.”

Starr left a organisation after a recover of a 1992 manuscript “Dirt.” He pronounced on “Celebrity Rehab” that he was kicked out of a rope since of his drug use.

Staley died in Seattle in 2002 after holding a deadly brew of heroin and cocaine. His physique was detected in his U-District home.

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