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Mike Starr (musician)
|Birth name||Michael Christopher Star|
|Born||April 4, 1966|
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
|Died||March 8, 2011 (aged 44)|
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
|Genres||Alternative metal, grunge, alternative rock, heavy metal|
|Associated acts||Alice in Chains, Sun Red Sun, Days of the New, Gypsy Rose, SATO|
Starr was an original member of Alice in Chains since they were formed in 1987. Starr left Alice in Chains in 1993 which lead singer Layne Staley said to be "just a difference in priorities. We wanted to continue intense touring and press, Mike was ready to go home.".
- "The Real Dirt". Rolling Stone. http://aic.gsg2007.de/Artikel/RS%201994.html.
- "Ex-Alice in Chains bassist dies in Salt Lake City". Huffington Post. 8 March 2011. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20110308/us-obit-alice-in-chains-bassist/.
- "VH1 Putting 'Celebrity Rehab' on Hold". The Hollywood Reporter. http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/vh1-celebrity-rehab-on-hold-278120.