Rock star Scott Weiland was found dead on his tour bus at the age of 48.

Weiland, the former front man for Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, was touring with his current band, Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts.

The band’s tour bus was parked outside a motel in the town of Bloomington, MN.

Weiland battled substance abuse throughout his career. The cause of death has not yet been announced.

Weiland made headlines just last week after weighing in on the issue of the rise of ISIS in the middle east. In regards to the group he said, “Fuck ISIS. And if they come after me, I’ll fucking pull out my Glock 17.”

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