Scott Weiland Dead At 48
Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver rocker Scott Weiland has been found dead. The 48-year-old’s body was discovered on his tour bus in Minnesota on Thursday night, prior to a performance with his band The Wildabouts. The show was canceled without explanation, and fans were offered refunds.
The sad news was confirmed in a post on Weiland’s Facebook page, which read: “Scott Weiland, best known as the lead singer for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, passed away in his sleep while on a tour stop in Bloomington, Minnesota, with his band The Wildabouts. At this time we ask that the privacy of Scott’s family be respected.”