The 38-year-old was found dead in a hotel in Wisconsin this weekend (August 20)

Fans and musicians have paid tribute to former 3 Doors Down guitarist Matt Roberts following his death this weekend.

The 38-year-old was found dead in a hotel in Wisconsin, where he was due to perform at a charity event for war veterans.

“um matt roberts, formerly of 3 doors down and lead guitarist for kryptonite died and tbh i’m pretty devastated,” wrote one Twitter user, while others said they would be listening to the band’s back catalogue in Roberts’ memory.

“listening to every @3doorsdown song after hearing about Matt’s untimely death. just, why?” said another.

Jasin ‘O’Neil Todd, a member of US band Shinedown wrote on Instagram: “Some of my fondest touring memories are with Matt Roberts and the @3doorsdown guys. They believed in us when no one else did. RIP Matty. Love you my man. Have a good journey and we’ll float those battleships again one day brother. Condolences to the entire 3 Doors Down family.”

See more tributes to Roberts below.