LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Jani Lane, former frontman for the 1980s hair metal band Warrant, died from alcohol poisoning, the Los Angeles County coroner's office reported today.
The 47-year-old singer was found dead Aug. 11 in a room at the Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills.
The cause of death is listed as "acute ethanol intoxication," said coroner's Lt. Larry Dietz.
Alcohol and prescription drugs were found in the room.
Lane reportedly had a history of alcohol-related arrests and was said to have struggled with addiction.
Lane wrote Warrant's biggest hit "Cherry Pie" back in 1989.
He eventually left the band to pursue a solo career.
The band released a statement on its website saying, "We are deeply saddened to hear the news of Jani's passing. 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."
The band also posted a video of the song "Heaven" in Lane's memory.
In 2005, Lane appeared on VH1's 'Celebrity Fit Club.'
Born John Patrick Oswald, Lane originally hailed from Akron, Ohio and was the youngest of five siblings.
He is survived by his third wife, Kimberly, and four children.
Cause of Death Determined for 'Warrant' Singer Jani Lane
Lane famously penned Warrant's biggest hit, "Cherry Pie."
Jani Lane (Getty Images)