Tag Archives: Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland biopic on the way

Posted by on June 29, 2021

  Stone Temple Pilots frontman and singer Scott Weiland has been tragically no longer with us since 2015. He passed at the age of 48 from drugs and alcohol. He was found on his tour bus as he travelled with his solo band the Wildabouts. His talent was undeniable, but as is the case with […]

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Scott Stapp sued for $1.2 million by Art of Anarchy

Posted by on February 20, 2018

Art of Anarchy hasn’t had an easy run as a band. The band, which features former Guns n’ Roses guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, Disturbed bassist John Moyer and brothers Jon and Vince Votta, launched a few years back with Scott Weiland as their featured vocalist. Obviously, that didn’t work out, but even before Weiland’s death, […]

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Scott Stapp clarifies Scott Weiland’s ghost did not speak to him

Posted by on April 20, 2017

Last week, GQ published an article stating the Art of Anarchy/Creed frontman Scott Stapp was visited by the late Scott Weiland’s ghost. Alternative Nation noticed something off about this story, thinking it was more of an excuse to take shots at Stapp for outdated Creed jokes. The site recently interviewed Stapp and moved forward to 2017 […]

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Scott Stapp says he was visited by ghost of Scott Weiland

Posted by on April 11, 2017

Troubled rocker Scott Weiland died of an accidental overdose in December of 2015 while on tour with his band The Wildabouts. In addition to having fronted the Stone Temple Pilots, earlier in the year he’d recorded some tracks with Los Angeles’ Art of Anarchy, a band he’d already written off as a scam by the time he […]

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Might this be the new Stone Temple Pilots singer?

Posted by on November 17, 2016

Stone Temple Pilots are probably best-known for their vocalist moreso than the DeLeo brothers who have been in the band since they started. Scott Weiland was a fantastic singer that helped elevate the band beyond their other peers in the second wave of grunge. Of course, once he reached fame, his struggles with drugs and […]

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Scott Weiland’s widow is hocking engagement ring

Posted by on August 18, 2016

  How big a fan of Scott Weiland are you? If you’ve got a few Stone Temple Pilots albums, you’re a casual one. If you have Happy In Galoshes and 12 Bar Blues, maybe a bigger one. If you even have his Christmas album, then maybe you’ll want to pick up the ultimate piece of memorabilia – […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 10: Unsuccessful replacements in metal and hard rock

Posted by on May 4, 2016

AC/DC defied the odds 36 years ago when they recorded one of the most iconic rock albums of all time, Back In Black, with the late (and very beloved) Bon Scott’s replacement Brian Johnson. Now they’re taking a similar gamble by bringing in Axl Rose to fill in for a sidelined Johnson on the road. […]

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Is Scott Stapp joining Stone Temple Pilots?

Posted by on May 2, 2016

Stone Temple Pilots have been on auto-pilot (derp) since last year, when Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington left the band in November. And while they’re more in the public spotlight these days due to the sad death of former frontman Scott Weiland, they haven’t named a new vocalist yet. Given that they’re a legacy band with a catalog full […]

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Scott Weiland’s widow says she’s owed $64k by estate

Posted by on April 5, 2016

The death last December of Scott Weiland was sad and  tragic for all involved, and while any STP fan was affected by it, it’s even worse for the family of the band. The letter written by his ex-wife and mother of his two children Mary Forsberg Weiland was proof of that. And now, according to […]

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Eric Church pays tribute to Lemmy, Scott Weiland at ACM Awards

Posted by on April 4, 2016

Since the last few months of 2015, we have been reporting on unfortunate demise of too many artists in our world. We’ve suffered the loss of Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister, former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, and many others. Those left behind have done all sorts of tributes to the late musicians and those tributes transcend […]

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