Mark William Lanegan (November 25, 1964 – February 22, 2022)

Mark William 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 also collaborated with various artists throughout his career, including Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, with whom he recorded an unreleased album of Lead Belly covers.

He also performed with Layne Staley of Alice in Chains and Mike McCready of Pearl Jam in the band Mad Season.

Mark Lanegan