Alice In Chains founder Mike Starr is dead at 44. Here’s some sad shit from Kerrang!:

Reports say that police were called to a Salt Lake City address this afternoon, where they discovered his body. Starr was arrested last month for possession of a controlled substance, including painkillers and anti-anxiety medication.

Read more from that article right here.

Truly a story for the likes of TMZ, they report:

Starr appeared on the third season of “Celebrity Rehab” back in 2009.