Another Alice in Chains member to go from drugs Mike Starr was the original bassist in the early days of Facelift, etc, before Mike Inez took over. You may remember him from celebrity rehab. Dr. Drew failed on this one Dead at 44. Alice in Chains Rocker, Celebrity Rehab Patient Mike Starr Dead at 44 - E! Online RIP. Putting on facelift and jamming out.