Mark Lanegan, singer of Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age and an integral part of the 1980s and 1990s grunge scene in the Pacific Northwest, died Tuesday at his home in Killarney, Ireland . He is 57 years old.
SKH Music, a management company, confirmed his death in a statement but did not specify the cause.
In the statement, SKH Music called Mr. Lanegan “a beloved singer, songwriter, author and songwriter.”
Although his career in the bands Screaming Trees, Queens of the Stone Age and Gutter Twins never brought him the same popularity as Nirvana and Soundgarden, other Seattle grunge bands, he is known. comes with a soulful but powerful voice that can be a song for both soaring highs and melancholy lows.
Mr. Lanegan’s voice was a determining factor in hits like the 1992 song by Screaming Trees.Almost lost you“And the record of Queen of the Stone Age 2000”Feel Good Hit of the Summer. “He writes candidly about drugs and his self-destructive lifestyle.
Mark William Lanegan was born on November 25, 1964 in Ellensburg, Wash., a small farming town, according to IMDb page.
He is survived by his wife, Shelley, SKH Music said. The full list of survivors is not immediately available.
A full obituary will appear shortly.
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https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/22/arts/music/mark-lanegan-dead.html Mark Lanegan, Screaming Trees and Queens of the Stone Age Singer, dies aged 57