Former Alice In Chains bassist Mike Starr has passed away. He was reportedly found dead at his residence early afternoon on March 8th. Mike was 44 years of age. Best known for his bass work with Alice in Chains, he left the band in 1993. Mike’s passing is second to the band’s original lead singer Layne Staley. Alice In Chains is currently taking a break after touring hard on their latest album “Black Gives Way To Blue”.