SCOTT WEILAND’S GUITARIST JEREMY BROWN DEAD
Jeremy Brown, guitarist for Scott Weiland’s band The Wildabouts, died on Monday (March 30th). The cause of the 34-year-old musician’s death has not been revealed.
In a post on his Facebook page, Weiland wrote that he was informed of Brown’s death via a phone call from the guitarist’s family after Brown failed to show up for rehearsal Monday afternoon.
Weiland wrote, “I am in shock right now, everyone that knows him is devastated. It is a terrible loss that goes beyond words. He is one of my best friends, a truest friend and one of the most gifted guitar players that I’ve ever known. A true genius. It’s impossible to explain how much he will be missed and what a hole this will leave in our hearts . . . Please keep his family in your thoughts.”
- Weiland and the Wildabouts had been scheduled to play a record release party in Hollywood on Monday night for their new album Blaster, which came out on Tuesday (March 31st).
- Weiland met Brown in 2008 during the recording of his second solo album, “Happy” In Galoshes, and they have worked together ever since.
- It is not yet known what impact Brown’s death will have on the Wildabouts’ tour plans. The band is scheduled to play in London, England on April 9th, while its next scheduled U.S. date is April 25th in Jacksonville, Florida at the Welcome To Rockville festival.