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Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dies in Los Angeles

Lane, 47, was found in a hotel room yesterday

August 12, 2011 8:30 AM ET
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Jani Lane performs with Warrant in 2008
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Jani Lane, the former lead singer of the Eighties glam metal band Warrant, had died at the age of 47. Lane's body was found yesterday in a hotel in the Woodland Hills district of Los Angeles. No details regarding the circumstances of his death have been revealed.

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Though Lane was the primary songwriter for Warrant and penned the band's signature hits "Heaven" and "Cherry Pie," he left the group several times over after an initial falling out in 1993. In recent years, he appeared on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club 2 in 2005, released an album with Saints of the Underground in 2008 and filled in as the singer of Great White for one tour in 2010.

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