Weiland passed away while on tour with his current band The Wildabouts
Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has died.
The 48-year-old passed away in his sleep on a tour stop in Minnesota in the US, with his band The Wildabouts.
Originally from California, he enjoyed success with Stone Temple Pilots in the 90s with songs such as "Interstate Love Song".
He is survived by his wife Jamie Wachtel and children Noah, 15, and Lucy, 13.
A statement on his instagram page has asked for privacy for his family.
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.
A photo posted by Scott Weiland (@scottweiland) on Dec 3, 2015 at 10:00pm PST
A number of musicians took to Twitter to express their condolences:
Really sorry to hear about Scott Weiland.— Krist Novoselić (@KristNovoselic) December 4, 2015
RIP Scott Weiland Universe, please take care of him. https://t.co/sNXVIPl2jA— Ryan Adams (@TheRyanAdams) December 4, 2015