Friday, December 4, 2015

Rest in Peace: Scott Weiland

Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland has passed away at 48.

Read: Underrated Classic - Scott Weiland '12 Bar Blues' 

Weiland died in his sleep in a Minnesota hotel early Friday morning where he was touring with his current band, The Wildabouts, according to reports.

Read Our 2010 Interview with Scott Weiland's Ex-Wife Mary Forsberg 

A statement on Facebook said:

Scott Weiland, best known as the lead singer for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, passed away in his sleep while...
Posted by Scott Weiland on Thursday, December 3, 2015

Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time. No cause of death has been revealed.

Velvet Revolver have issued a statement about Weiland's sudden passing on Duff McKagen's Facebook page:

We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of our old friend and bandmate, Scott Weiland. We experienced a good chunk...
Posted by Duff McKagan on Friday, December 4, 2015

Stone Temple Pilots released a statement on Facebook late Friday:

Dear Scott,Let us start by saying thank you for sharing your life with us. Together we crafted a legacy of music...
Posted by Stone Temple Pilots on Friday, December 4, 2015