Scott Weiland, former frontman for the band Stone Temple Pilots, was found dead on his tour bus on Dec. 3, his Facebook page confirmed. He was 48-years-old.
“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 Wildabout,” the Facebook post revealed.
According to police dispatch audio obtained by TMZ, the rocker allegedly died from cardiac arrest.
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Though it is unconfirmed what the underlying cause of death was — the rocker battled a drug addiction for several decades.
Radio personality and former MTV VJ, Matt Pinfield shared his condolences on Facebook, writing, “I am speechless… And sad at the loss of my friend, and although many of you are probably not surprised, it doesn’t make it any easier. Addiction sucks. I will miss you Scott.”
Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.