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Manager: Ex-Stone Temple Pilots frontman Weiland dead at 48

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Scott Weiland, former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots, died in his sleep on a tour bus. He was 48. Scott Weiland, former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots, died in his sleep on a tour bus. He was 48.
MEDINA, Minn. -

Scott Weiland, the former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died. He was 48.
    
The singer's manager, Tom Vitorino, confirmed the death Thursday night to The Associated Press. Vitorino said he learned of Weiland's death from his tour manager but did not provide further details.
    
Weiland's current band, Scott Weiland & the Wildabouts, was scheduled to play at a Medina, Minnesota, concert venue, according to the venue's website. The website showed the event was canceled.
    
Local authorities couldn't immediately be reached for comment by AP.
    
Weiland was dogged by substance abuse problems throughout his career.

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