Scott Weiland dead at age 48



scottweiland-banerScott Weiland, former frontman for the rock bands Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has reportedly passed away at age 48.

Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro tweeted out the news at around midnight EST on December 4, as did Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner.

TMZ reports that Weiland was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota at around 9 p.m. Weiland was scheduled to perform with his band The Wildabouts on Thursday at the Medina Entertainment Center in Hamel, Minnesota. The L.A. Times reports that Weiland’s wife Jamie has confirmed the news. Rolling Stone reports that the details of Weiland’s death will be released on Friday.

Photo credit: By Kreepin Deth (Own work) [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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