Mark Lanegan, a singer for Screaming Timber and Queens of the Stone Age and an integral a part of the Nineteen Eighties and Nineteen Nineties grunge scene within the Pacific Northwest, died on Tuesday at his house in Killarney, Eire. He was 57.
SKH Music, a administration firm, confirmed his dying in an announcement however didn’t specify a trigger.
Within the assertion, SKH Music known as Mr. Lanegan “a beloved singer, songwriter, creator and musician.”
Although his stints within the bands Screaming Timber, Queens of the Stone Age and the Gutter Twins by no means introduced him the form of fame achieved by Nirvana and Soundgarden, different Seattle grunge bands, he was recognized for his scratchy but full-bodied voice that would take a music to each hovering heights and melancholy lows.
Mr. Lanegan’s voice was a defining factor of hits like Screaming Timber’ 1992 music “Almost Misplaced You” and Queens of the Stone Age’s 2000 file “Really feel Good Hit of the Summer season.” He wrote candidly about medicine and a self-destructive life-style.
Mark William Lanegan was born on Nov. 25, 1964, in Ellensburg, Wash., a small farming metropolis, in response to his IMDb web page.
He’s survived by his spouse, Shelley, SKH Music mentioned. A whole record of survivors was not instantly obtainable.
A full obituary will seem shortly.
Ben Sisario contributed reporting.