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Ex-Warrant Singer Jani Lane

DEAD AT 47

8/12/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Jani Lane Dead
Jani Lane -- former lead singer of the rock band Warrant -- was found dead at a hotel in L.A. Thursday evening ... TMZ has learned.

Lane's body was discovered at the Comfort Inn hotel in Woodland Hills, CA. So far, no official cause of death has been released.

Jani Lane DiedLane famously penned the band's biggest hit "Cherry Pie" back in 1989 ... before eventually leaving the band to pursue a solo career.

Lane had a history of alcohol-related issues -- he was ordered to serve 120 days in jail after he was arrested for DUI in 2010 ... his second DUI in two years.

Lane was 47.


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danecook danecook

"whoa can we rewind to where we've been ooh I wish you'd take a look and see the shape I'm in" RIP Jani Lane your music was my youth

davenavarro6767 davenavarro6767

Sad to hear about Jani Lane... Had a chance to play with him in Camp Freddy years ago. Very nice guy. RIP pal...

bretmichaels bretmichaels

We'd like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jani Lane regarding their loss. Respectfully, Bret and all at MEGI


0803-remembering-jani
danecook danecook

"whoa can we rewind to where we've been ooh I wish you'd take a look and see the shape I'm in" RIP Jani Lane your music was my youth

davenavarro6767 davenavarro6767

Sad to hear about Jani Lane... Had a chance to play with him in Camp Freddy years ago. Very nice guy. RIP pal...

StevenAdlerSite StevenAdlerSite

I'm so sad that I lost another dear friend to this horrible disease. I've known Jani for over 30 years and he had a heart of gold. Luv u bro

MrTommyLand MrTommyLand

RIP Jani Lane

bretmichaels bretmichaels

We'd like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of Jani Lane regarding their loss. Respectfully, Bret and all at MEGI

Slash Slash

Just heard about Jani Lane. What a shame. RIP man.

NikkiSixx NikkiSixx

I just heard the sad news about Janie Lane. So hard to swallow when people have kids. RIP.

IAmJericho IAmJericho

Sad to hear about the passing of Jani Lane. Jani was a good guy and one of the best songwriters in the late 80s Dog Eat Dog-very underrated



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121.

Shutup    

Were you ever taught that if you don't have something nice to say to not say anything at all? Just to alert you , this would be one of those times!
Noone, I don't care who you are should die alone in a hotel room!

It doesn't matter if you are too young to know who he was or if you know who he was and didn't like his music, he was a human being that deserves respect!!!!

1078 days ago
122.

News Update Usa    

Read full news of JANI LANE DEAD AT 47 at: http://tinyurl.com/jani-lane-dead

1078 days ago
123.

Brian    

Welcome to the 47Club.

1078 days ago
124.

Rufus Greenjeans    

Eddie Van Halen is next.

1078 days ago
125.

Shannon    

U ppl r really such ********* that deserve to die in way worse ways then he did. He is still a human being and has children that could read ur comments. Have a lil more respect for his family that is left behind and in so much pain!

1078 days ago
126.

Sin D    

This guy had 4 kids. Have some respect you cowardly little trolls leaving childish comments.

1078 days ago
127.

suzycreamcheese    

it was drugs, namely alcolhol. RIP Jani

1078 days ago
128.

terribletim    

For Jani Lane Spread love. http://youtu.be/a8UQ6x91vWc Please repost

1078 days ago
129.

terribletim    

For Jani Lane Spread love. http://youtu.be/a8UQ6x91vWc Please repost

1078 days ago
130.

Carol    

Oh no, Jani. so sad to hear this. A great singer and song writer. I was really rooting for him to get back to singing and get his life on track.

STRONGER NOW
"I held you for a moment in my hands,
a momemnt with you slipped away like sand
through my fingers now...
in front of me a choice I have to make,
to carry on or simply fade away,
I lose you either way...
I 'd like to say that it was easy, it was hard, to say goodbye,
I thought that I would die...

Letting go of you, was so hard to do.
and I thought that it would kill me but I mad it through somehow...
and I'm so much stronger now..."

RIP Jani

1078 days ago
131.

Macmaven    

So much hate on a guy that actually wrote and arranged his own music. Oh yeah, I forgot that we now live in the electronic rap world where talent is non existent and copying music and beats over and over again is popular. The Generations 'Y Me and Z' are alive and stupified!

1078 days ago
132.

Macmaven    

So much hate on a guy that actually wrote and arranged his own music. Oh yeah, I forgot that we now live in the electronic rap world where talent is non existent and copying music and beats over and over again is popular. The Generations 'Y Me and Z' are alive and stupified!

1078 days ago
133.

KrS14    

Such an amazing song writer. RIP Jani, you will be missed!

1078 days ago
134.

littlefudge    

i guess royalties from Cherry Pie weren't that great if he was staying in a Comfort Inn...

1078 days ago
135.

some guy    

Sry to hear he died. I thought Warrant was... OK.

I thought their first album was better IMO. The "Cherry Pie" album sucked except for the one song.


Think that's all I wanna say. Too much innuendo in this story.

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