Former Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland has died.

Scott Weiland, former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver lead singer and current singer for Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, has died.

According to TMZ, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts were scheduled to play a show in Minnesota tonight when he was discovered dead on the tour bus. The show was at the Medina Ballroom.

Scott Weiland was found on the bus around 9 p.m. before the band was supposed to take the stage.

The death was also confirmed through Weiland's Facebook page:


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

Weiland was well known to have battled substance abuse problems for years, but no details have been released yet on his cause of death.

We will bring you more details as soon as we have them.