December 4, 2015, 8 years ago

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Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver vocalist Scott Weiland has passed away at the age of 48.

Various reports indicate that Weiland's manager discovered the singer's lifeless body on his tour bus on December 3rd in Bloomington, Minnesota. Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts were scheduled to play The Medina Ballroom that night; the show never happened. A cause of death has not yet been determined.

Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner tweeted: "RIP Scott Weiland"

Black Veil Brides vocalist Andy Biersack tweeted: "So sad to hear about Scott Weiland. Massive fan of his voice & presence. I once sang 'Slither' onstage during my 1st battle of the bands. RIP"

Taylor Momsen of The Pretty Reckless tweeted: "Rock and Roll lost a soul tonight"

Shinedown guitarist Zach Myers tweeted: "When on top of his game... Scott was the best since Mercury... Period"

Mötley Crüe bassist Nikki Sixx tweeted: "Sad to hear about Scott's passing. I hope it wasn't drugs.The saddest part of the story is his kids and family being left behind. RIP"

Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro tweeted: "Just learned our friend Scott Weiland has died. So gutted, I am thinking of his family tonight."

Alice Cooper tweeted: "Deeply saddened by the passing of singer #ScottWeiland. What a voice we've lost. Thoughts and prayers to his family"







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