Look back: Kurt Cobain & Layne Staley Today, we look back and remember two highly influential musicians of the grunge era – Kurt Cobain (1967 – 1994) of Nirvana and Layne Staley (1967 – 2002) of Alice in Chains. Advertisements Tweet Related Thoughts? Let us know Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.