Mike Starr (musician)

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Michael Christopher Starr (April 4, 1966 – March 8, 2011)[1][2] was an American musician best known as the original bassist for the rock band Alice in Chains, with which he played from the band's formation in 1987 until January 1993.[3] He was also a member of Sato, Gypsy Rose, Sun Red Sun and Days Of The New. In 2011, Starr died of a prescription drug overdose at the age of 44.

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Mike Starr
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Starr in 1988
Background information
Birth nameMichael Christopher Starr
Born(1966-04-04)April 4, 1966
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
DiedMarch 8, 2011(2011-03-08) (aged 44)
Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Years active
  • 1983–1993
  • 2010–2011