Scott Weiland, a performer known for his grunge rock voice and struggles with addiction, has died, according to his wife, Jamie.
Weiland, 48, was the Grammy-winning front man for a string of prominent rock bands, most notably Stone Temple Pilots. He was scheduled to perform tonight in Minnesota with his latest group, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts. That concert was canceled.
Jamie Weiland, a photographer, confirmed the news of his death to The Times in a brief conversation.
“I can’t deal with this right now,” she said, sobbing. “It’s true.”
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