Learn guitar chords for FREE through our new game Chord Master: http://bit.ly/ChordMasterYT http://www.mahalo.com/mike-starr-alice-in-chains-dead/ Former Alice in Chains bassist Mike Starr has died.? According to TMZ, the 44-year-old Starr was found dead in a Salt Lake City, Utah, home on Tuesday afternoon.? There was no immediate word on Starr's cause of death. In 2009, Mike Starr appeared on the VH1 reality show "Celebrity Rehab," where he received treatment for an addiction to heroin.? Starr also appeared on the "Celebrity Rehab" spinoff show, "Sober House."? On both shows, Starr was treated by Dr. Drew Pinsky. Shortly after news of Starr's death broke, Pinsky Tweeted that it was "Devastating to hear of Mike Starr succumbing to his illness. So very sad. Our prayers are with his family." The musician's struggles with addiction may not have ended in 2009: in February of 2011, less than a month before his death, Starr was arrested by Utah police and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance.? Mike Starr was an original member of Alice in Chains, which rose to prominence as part of the Seattle "grunge scene" in the early 1990s.? Starr left the band in 1993 during Alice in Chains' tour behind their second album, "Dirt," though he later claimed he'd been "fired due to his drug addiction."? After Starr left Alice in Chains, drug issues continued to dog the band, ultimately resulting in the 2002 overdose death of lead singer Layne Staley. REFS http://www.tmz.com/2011/03/08/mike-starr-alice-in-chains-bassist-celebrity-rehab-dead-salt-lake-city-utah-felony-possession-painkiller/? http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1659474/alice-in-chains-mike-starr-dead.jhtml http://twitter.com/drdrew/status/45266839395250176 http://www.tmz.com/2011/02/18/mike-starr-alice-in-chains-prescription-drugs-celebrity-rehab-xanax-opana-arrest-utah http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/alice-in-chains-bassist-mike-starr-dies-at-44-20110309 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vh9nSZhpDYk Mahalo Daily Videos Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=4F1A4F3978CDD3EC Celebs in 60 Seconds: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=AA094BA366DB9B7B Check out More Videos from Mahalo: How to Play Guitar: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=BE077DEF7EB33D00 How to Speak French: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=D2521D2616635BAF How to Speak Italian: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=887048ECD49FDF31 How to Speak Spanish: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=2450C6C9DCDFCBFD How to Speak Korean: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=CFD5322C76EEBB0F Learn Math: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=13A0006C18545940 Learn German: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=E7400E6F49B7211D Learn Biology: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=16EB9E5F60FAD9BD Learn Math: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=13A0006C18545940 Learn German: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=E7400E6F49B7211D
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