Mark Lanegan Cause of Death
Mark Lanegan, the renowned rock musician and Screaming Trees frontman, died Tuesday at his home in Killarney, Ireland, of undisclosed circumstances.
Lanegan’s death was revealed via a Facebook post on his official account. The statement wrote;
|Cause of Death||undisclosed circumstances|
|Date of Birth||November 25, 1964|
|Date of Death||February 22, 2022|
“A beloved singer, songwriter, author and musician, he was 57 and is survived by his wife Shelley. No other information is available at this time. We ask: Please respect the family’s privacy.”
Who is Mark Lanegan?
Mark William Lanegan was an American singer, songwriter, novelist, and musician who lived from November 25, 1964 to February 22, 2022. He was most known as the main singer for Screaming Trees, although he also played with Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.
He recorded eleven solo studio albums, three with Isobel Campbell, and two with Duke Garwood. Lanegan’s baritone voice was described as “as scratchy as a three-day beard yet as soft and elastic as moccasin leather” by one critic.
Mark Lanegan Career
Lanegan began his career as the leader of the psychedelic grunge band Screaming Trees in 1984, with whom he released seven studio albums and five EPs before the band disbanded in 2000. During his tenure with the band, he began a solo career and released The Winding Sheet, his first solo studio album, in 1990.
He went on to create twelve more solo albums, all of which gained critical acclaim but only moderate financial success.
Following the disbandment of Screaming Trees, he became a frequent collaborator with Queens of the Stone Age, appearing on albums such as Rated R, Songs for the Deaf, Lullabies to Paralyze, Era Vulgaris, and…Like Clockwork.
Throughout his career, Lanegan collaborated with a variety of performers, including Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, with whom he produced an unreleased album of Lead Belly songs.
He also created the band Mad Season with Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley and Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready.
In 2003, he formed The Gutter Twins with Greg Dulli of The Afghan Whigs, released three collaboration albums with Belle and Sebastian singer Isobel Campbell, and contributed to Melissa Auf der Maur, Martina Topley-Bird, Creature with the Atom Brain, Moby, Bomb the Bass, Soulsavers, Tinariwen, Manic Street Preachers, and Unkle, among others.