During the salad days of hair metal, Jani Lane-47 who fronted the glossy rock band Warrant, was found dead in a motel room in Woodland Hills, Calif. Thursday evening of undetermined causes, TMZ has learned. Details are not clear, but Lane was reportedly discovered at a Comfort Inn near Los Angeles.
Known for his golden boy looks and a voice of the era of the 1970s arena rock Wailers course, Lane wrote a lot of warrant of hits, including “Down Boys,” Uncle Tom’s Cabin “and the greatest charter of the band, 1989-the ballad” Heaven. He smiled and blew the most memorable contribution of the band to popular culture, press the outrageously sexist videos for the camp the 1990 marketing year, “Cherry Pie”.
He left Warrant in 2004 and a year later, an distension Lane appeared to clean up his act during the 2005 season of VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. After cleaning his act, he again left the band in 2008 to return it months later, this time forever.Lane was arrested twice in recent years, DUI, and he ended his stay in prison.
In recent years, he worked on a solo career and has traded as recently as a mercenary in 2010 for Once Bitten Twice Shy band Great White.
John Kennedy Oswald Lane was born in Akron, Ohio, was February 1, 1964 – the name is an allusion to the President, who was murdered a year earlier. His parents, he soon changed his name to Patrick. During his teens he played drums, but his good looks and great voice led him to the microphone.
He took his stage name around 1983 and some years later, she moved to Los Angeles in search of glory – he has found to work together with key members of the Warrant.
Lane was published from 1989 to 2001 and the main composer for six studio albums. Two of them – the 1989 “Dirty Rotten Filthy stinking rich” and 1990 “Cherry Pie” – went to go double-platinum. Like so many other hair-metal bands, but could not overcome grunge juggernaut mandate, and they were never able to repeat their success in the early table.
Lane has been married three times, first to model Bobbie Brown, who played in the “Cherry Pie” video. After his Twitter profile is the third woman named Kimberly Lane, and leaves behind four children, Taylar, Brittany, Ryan and Madison.