Mark Lanegan, the singer with a one of the most distinct voices in rock music, has died aged 57.

The Screaming Trees frontman passed away at his home in Killarney.

No further details are being given out at this time.

The news was confirmed this evening in a social media post.

Lanegan was well-known to Irish rock fans, and is perhaps best known to mainstream audiences for his contributions to Queens Of The Stone Age in the early 2000's.

His distinctive voice can be heard on the 2002 album 'Songs For The Deaf', including the songs 'A Song For The Deaf', 'Hangin' Tree', and 'Six Shooter'.

Lanegan also contributed lead vocals to the song 'In The Fade' on the 2000 album 'Rated R'.

The Washington state native first came to the attention of rock fans in the 90s with his work as the frontman for grunge band Screaming Trees.

Lanegan had moved to Killarney in 2020 after visiting the area after taping an episode of 'Other Voices' in 2004, according to The Irish Times.

The singer opened for Guns 'N' Roses at their 2017 concert in Slane Castle, and tributes have been paid to the singer on social media.