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Former Stone Temple Pilots Singer Scott Weiland Dead At 48

12/03/2015
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(Classic Rock) Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus on Thursday night (Dec. 3according to his official Facebook page. He was 48.

He was on the road with his latest band The Wildabouts, who were touring in support of their album Blaster. Unconfirmed reports suggest that Weiland's manager found his body on the vehicle around 9pm local time last night. No cause of death has been reported.

An official statement says: "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."

His wife Jamie tells the LA Times: "I can't deal with this right now. It's true." Read more here.

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