Scott Weiland Dies at the age of 48

A developing story as reported by on 3 December 2015.

Rock star Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus in Minnesota. TMZ has learned.

Weiland was on tour with his band Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts. They were supposed to play the Medina Ballroom tonight, but the show was cancelled. A source connected to the band tells us Scott was found Thursday night on the bus around 9 PM.

Police surrounded the bus, which was parked outside a motel in the town of Bloomington, MN. The Hennepin County Coroner now has Weiland’s body.The former lead singer for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver famously battled substance abuse for years. We’re told he died in his sleep but it’s unclear what caused his death.

Scott was 48.

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Also, read the last live performance that we covered of Scott Weiland here: Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts live at the Garage, London, September 3rd, 2015

Editors’ Note: After learning about the untimely passing of Scott Weiland, we at, our staff and fans alike, wish to extend our deepest and sincere condolences to the Family, Band Members and Friends of Scott. May you all find peace and comfort during this difficult time.




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