The charismatic former lead singer for THE STONE TEMPLE PILOTS has died in his sleep at the age of 48. Scott Weiland was once considered to be an awesome showman who really could command a stage. He was touring with his new act, THE WILDABOUTS, when he was discovered to have died in his sleep on the tour bus. He also sang lead for VELVET REVOLVER as well.
The singer did have previous issues with drugs at times, but also managed to overcome these issues to be an effective lead singer and frontman with many great moments for a couple of decades. He will remain admired as a great performer.