Mark Lanegan was an American singer, songwriter, author, and musician. First becoming prominent as the lead singer for Screaming Trees, he was also known as a member of Queens of the Stone Age and The Gutter Twins.
He released eleven solo studio albums, as well as three collaboration albums with Isobel Campbell and two with Duke Garwood.
Lanegan was known for his baritone voice, which was described as being “as scratchy as a three-day beard yet as supple and pliable as moccasin leather.”
Lanegan began his musical career in 1984 as the frontman of the psychedelic grunge band Screaming Trees, with whom he released seven studio albums and five EPs before they split up in 2000.
During his time in the band, he also started a solo career and released his first solo studio album, The Winding Sheet, in 1990.
He subsequently released a further ten solo albums and received critical recognition but only moderate commercial success.
Following the end of Screaming Trees, he became a frequent collaborator of Queens of the Stone Age and featured on their albums Rated R, Songs for the Deaf, Lullabies to Paralyze, Era Vulgaris, and …Like Clockwork.
Mark Lanegan Cause Of Death: How Did Mark Lanegan Die?
According to sources, Mark Lanegan died at his home in Killarney, Ireland but a cause of death was not disclosed.
In 2021, the musician revealed he was battling both Covid-19 and kidney disease. The disease made him temporarily deaf, being unable to walk and slipping in and out of a coma for several months.
Currently, it is unknown what illnesses are related to his demise. He died on February 22, 2022, at the age of 57.