LOS ANGELES: Musician Scott Weiland, former frontman of the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has reportedly died at age 48.
Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro tweeted the news Thursday night. “Just learned our friend Scott Weiland has died. So gutted, I am thinking of his family tonight,” Navarro said.
Weiland was found unresponsive on his tour bus in Minnesota, where he and his current band the Wildabouts were scheduled to perform at the Medina Ballroom, but the show was cancelled, according to TMZ.
Zach Myers, lead singer and guitarist for The Fairwell, corroborated the news on Twitter. “Sadly our production manager who worked for STP for a long time just confirmed …. So sad,” he said. – Reuters