According to multiple sources, including Billboard and Noisey, former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus earlier this evening. The story originated via a tweet from former Jane’s Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro, which has since been deleted, and has since been widely reported.
We will update this story as it develops.
Update 1:30am EST: according to the LA Times, Weiland’s wife has confirmed the news.
Update 1:45am EST: there’s now an official announcement on Weiland’s Facebook page.