Report: Scott Weiland Dead At 48

Rocker Scott Weiland has reportedly died at the age of 48.

Guitarist Dave Navarro, tweeted at 12:01″our friend Scott Weiland has died.”

Weiland was the former lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots. He fronted the band from 1986-2002, and in a second stint between 2008-13. He was also the lead singer of Velvet Revolver.

He is married to photographer Jamie Wachtel.

Music news site KNAC reports: “Sources close to KNAC.COM have told us that former Stone Temple Pilots front man Scott Weiland was found dead this evening on his tour bus by his personal manager.”

TMZ: “Weiland was on tour with his band Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts … they were supposed to play the Medina Ballroom tonight, but the show was cancelled.”

Weiland was arrested for using crack cocaine in 1995, and DUI in December 2007. He entered rehab in February 2008.

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