Multiple news reports are stating Scott Weiland, the former frontman of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, dead, at the age of 48.
News of Weiland’s death was first reported by Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, who frequently collaborated with the singer. Weiland’s Facebook page has since confirmed the news.
The former lead singer for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver famously battled substance abuse for years. It’s unclear right now what caused his death.
RIP Scott Weiland