LOS ANGELES — Scott Weiland, the Stone Temple Pilots founding frontman and Velvet Revolver lead singer whose dynamic, grinding vocals helped bring grunge rock firmly to the mainstream, has died, Mashable has confirmed. He was 48.

Weiland’s manager told Mashable on Thursday night that the singer, who bounced back time and again after a yearslong struggle with addiction to keep performing, had passed. Minutes later, his death was confirmed on his Facebook page. Read more…

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Scott Weiland, Stone Temple Pilots founding lead singer, dead at 48