Former Stone Temple Pilot and Velvet Revolver lead singer Scott Weiland has died, friend and Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro announced on Twitter tonight. At 8:01 p.m., Navarro tweeted:
Just learned our friend Scott Weiland has died. So gutted, I am thinking of his family tonight.
— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) December 4, 2015
Navarro’s tweet was followed by a comment from Dave Kushner, who played guitar for Velvet Revolver:
RIP Scott Weiland — Dave Kushner (@davekushner66) December 4, 2015
Zach Myers, guitarist for the band Shinedown, wrote:
Can’t believe this ….. #RIPScottWeiland
— Zach Myers (@ZMyersOfficial) December 4, 2015
Loudwire reports that Weiland was found dead on his tour bus. He was 48 years old.