From the very heart of Seattle and the Ballard Music Bank comes a band to
reckon with; DIAMOND LIE. The band has been together in Seattle now for
about six months, and has left a favorable impression on most od Seattle's
music enthusiasts. Their sleazy, bluesy in-your-face, tough rock 'n' roll
is unable to be matched by any other band in Seattle. They bring new life
to their cover tunes and put new hope in our local music scene with their
originals. DIAMOND LIE's live performances are overwhelming with the
electrifying music and the raw attraction of the band. They've already
taken Seattle by storm and have created a loyal following; keep an ear out
in YOUR town for DIAMOND LIE!
BORN: Aug. 22, 1967; Seattle, WA
CAREER: 4 years
Taking center stage for DIAMOND LIE is the energetic and electrifying Layne.
Layne's experience with various groups of various styles has given him quite
a range of vocal capabilities; from the speed metal group SLEZE, to the
punchy glam rock of ALICE 'N CHAINS. Layne's versatility and uninhibited
stage performance prove him to be a valuable frontman.
GUITAR: Jerry Cantrell
BORN: March 18, 1966; Tacoma, WA
CAREER: 4 years
The much devoted Jerry Cantrell is founder and guitar ace of DIAMOND LIE.
Jerry is the only remaining member of the original DIAMOND LIE line- up, but
the transiton (sic) was a positive one. This is his first band, but his
natural talent and enthusiasm keep him a precious driving force behind
BASS: Mike Starr
BORN: April 4, 1966; Honolulu, HI
CAREER: 8 years
One half of DIAMOND LIE's rhythm duo is Mike Starr, delivering the up- beat
basslines in DIAMOND LIE's music. Mike, having previosuly been with other
local bands is no stranger to the stage. He has opened for many national
acts, those including the Plasmatics, Quensryche, Oingo Boingo, and Missing
DRUMS: Sean K.
BORN: May 27, 1966; Seattle, WA
CAREER: 15 years
The other half of this powerful rhythm team is Sean K. on drums. Sean's
talent and exuberance are well supported by his years of experience.
DIAMOND LIE is his first band, but he's done a lot of studio work with
other prominent local bands in the past. Sean's experience, talent, and
sheer energy provide the backbone for DIAMOND LIE.