25 Years Ago & 17 Years Ago: Kurt Cobain & Layne Staley Die On April 5th

Coincidentally, two grunge pioneers died on April 5 -- Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994, from a self-inflected gunshot wound to the head, and Alice in Chains singer Layne Staleyin 2002, from a mix of heroin and cocaine.