Jani Lane , best known as the former lead singer for 80’s hair metal band Warrant,was found dead at a Comfort Inn Hotel in L.A. this evening …

No official cause of death has been released.  He was only 47.

Lane had appeared on numerous reality shows including Celebrity Fit Club in 2005.  Lane suffered from alcoholism and had several arrests for DUI.

The Backstage Beat offers our condolences to his family and friends.
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