Scott Weiland, the legendary voice behind the grunge band Stone Temple Pilots, former front man for Velvet Revolver, and inspiration to many just passed away. The reasons behind this are unknown as the family wishes to have their privacy in this rough time. One thing’s for certain though – he will be sorely missed. His voice will continue to spark memories from the past and build inspiration for many years to come.

R.I.P. Scott Weiland

Here’s the official statement that was left in regards to this:

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.

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