Members of the Metal Community React to the Death of Scott Weiland


Update: Stone Temple Pilots have now released a statement as well, which we have included below.

As reported earlier today, former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver vocalist Scott Weiland has passed away at the age of 48.

Members of the metal community have been posting their thoughts and condolences via social media since the news broke. Some highlights follow:

Sad day. RIP Scott Weiland

A photo posted by @slash on

  https://twitter.com/davekushner66/status/672642774424944641 https://twitter.com/ArtOfAnarchy1/status/672662603592679424 https://twitter.com/MylesKennedy/status/672668097174618112 https://twitter.com/RealAliceCooper/status/672657719560552450 https://twitter.com/KristNovoselic/status/672651856280096768 https://twitter.com/MrTommyLand/status/672655030349099008 https://twitter.com/MenzaNick/status/672664523141197824 https://twitter.com/JoePerry/status/672651591418118144 https://twitter.com/paparoach/status/672651833563701248

Good times. A photo posted by Scott Ian (@scottianthrax) on

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