Published On: Mon, Dec 7th, 2015

Rock star Weiland was given tribute



Scott Richard Weiland, who was an American musician and singer and songwriter, was given tribute after his death when he was found dead in Minnesota. The rock star was paramount recognized as the lead singer for the flourishing rock band Stone Temple Pilots and also considered as the concerned ex-front man for the band. He was found dead on his tour bus during a trip stop with his new band, The Wildabouts.

The guitarist, Joe Perry, of an American rock band, Aerosmith, named Weiland as a “gifted performer” and rock singer and actor, Alice Cooper, tweeted as “What a voice we’ve lost.” Another singer, painter and producer, Ryan Adams, tweeted as “Universe, please take care of him,” whereas filmmaker Judd Apatow told gazing Weiland concert was “some of my beloved concerts of all time.”

The rock singer, who was 40 years old, died in his sleep whereas during the trip in Bloomington, south of Minneapolis, revealed in reports which were posted to his Facebook page.

The police of Bloomington told, later than carrying out a search warrant, that they had found a little quantity of a material that experienced positively as cocaine in the bedroom where Weiland was sited. A small amount of cocaine is also discovered in the place of the bus which was taken by Thomas Delton Black, an associate of Weiland’s party stated by Police. Black, who is 47-year-old, from Studio City, California, was in detention for ownership of a controlled substance and is being held pending charges, police told.

The police also have told that the death was being inspected by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office. On Friday, The Medical Examiner’s office recommended no any reason of death in a concise report.

The rock singer has remained a part of Velvet Revolver for a long time.


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Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.