Watch Sounders FC vs. New England Revolution – coverage begins Saturday at 4pm on JOEtv
Watch Connecticut Sun at Seattle Storm – Saturday at 7pm on JOEtv
Check our live traffic map here

Layne Staley’s mom files suit against his Alice in Chains bandmates



SEATTLE– The mother of the Alice in Chains lead singer Layne Staley is taking legal action against her son’s former bandmates, reported.

The online newspaper said Nancy McCallum is alleging that the surviving members owe her half of the money due to Staley. The singer died of an accidental overdose in 2002.

The PI said that is about 16 percent of the band’s income. The lawsuit McCallum filed said the remaining band members have tried to cut her out of receiving further royalty payments. Lawyers for the group contend McCallum has already been paid much more than she is due.

Staley was 34 years old when he was found dead at his University District condo.

Filed in: News

Suggest a correction

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


    • RKS

      If the band is trying to cut her out of what she is entitled under contract, then it sounds like mom is going after what is hers.


    It's sad that Layne and so many other younger people die from drug overdoses. What a waste!!! Don't they realize that their lives could be cut short at anytime from doing drugs?

  • RKS

    You misunderstood what was written. She was being payed half of what Layne would have been paid if he was alive. This equates to about 16% of the bands income.