August 12, 2011 17:10:02 GMT
In addition, his former bandmates in Warrant have issued a statement, saying 'He was a true talent and will be missed by all of us.'
Details surrounding the death of former Warrant singer, Jani Lane, have emerged. Sources said that investigators who searched Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, CA on Thursday, August 11 found a half-empty vodka and prescription medication in the hotel room where the rocker stayed.
Lane, who was pronounced dead on the scene, has a history of alcohol abuse. TMZ said that his death is treated as "an accidental overdose or a possible death from natural causes." Autopsy is to be held on Friday, August 12.
On another news, his former bandmates in Warrant have released a joint statement to express their regret. "We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Jani's passing," Warrant said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family. Jani was a very important part of our lives for a long time. We will always be incredibly proud of the music we created together. He was a true talent and will be missed by all of us."
They have also scheduled a tribute in their Grand Forks, North Dakota concert on Friday.
In the meantime, Lane's rep Sullivan Brigg told E! News, "He was an incredible and gifted musician and a dear friend, but he had a lot of problems. It's no secret that Jani's had a difficult time for many years. Our genre of music has lost a real legend. I'll miss him."