Marijuana Policy Project

Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2015

Scott Weiland

Band: Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver, the Wildabouts
Position: vocalist
Died: Dec. 3, 2015
Cause of death: drug overdose
Age: 48
Distinction: One of the greatest lead singers of the grunge era, he co-wrote many of STP's top songs, including "Plush," "Creep" and "Vasoline."

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