Tag Archives: Scott Weiland

Peter Dolving to front Stone Temple Pilots?

Posted by on February 8, 2016

You may have heard that Stone Temple Pilots have launched a internet-based open audition for a new frontman. You download the instrumental, sing over it and slap it back up online for the band to review. You can even upload music videos. In an interview with Rolling Stone, guitarist Dean DeLeo says the band has an idea […]

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Harrowing last months of Scott Weiland’s life detailed in article

Posted by on January 28, 2016

When Scott Weiland suddenly died last month, many were shocked and saddened by his passing, which was caused by an accidental overdose. A lengthy article in Billboard details his final months, and begins with a quote from his wife Jamie, who had dinner with him in New York a week before his death. “I think maybe I knew […]

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Find out how much Machine Head, Skinny Puppy, King Crimson and more made on the road

Posted by on January 20, 2016

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. We are already halfway through January already, but there are still numbers published from the last few months […]

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Scott Weiland’s ex-wife files documents to claim executor of his will

Posted by on January 6, 2016

If you thought 2016 was going to be year where nothing new would be said about Scott Weiland, you were wrong. Despite his passing a month ago from a drug overdose, there’s seems to be no end in sight as to his affairs and the latest involves the wealth he acquired throughout his career. A few years before Stone Temple […]

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Metal Insider’s top 10 most shocking moments of 2015

Posted by on December 23, 2015

As we look back at 2015, it was a pretty batshit crazy year all around. There were tons of releases, almost as many tours, and as jaded at the metal community is, there are always a handful of things that take everyone by surprise. Given the way the year wound up, the #1 most shocking moment […]

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Scott Weiland’s bassist acquitted on drug charges

Posted by on December 21, 2015

After some weeks from Scott Weiland’s death, many things have occurred, including the arrest of The Wildabouts’ bassist Tommy Black for drug possession after the police found cocaine on the tour bus the day Weiland was found dead. Last week, the toxicology report on Weiland’s passing determined that the former Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver frontman died from […]

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Scott Weiland died from an overdose, doctors confirm

Posted by on December 18, 2015

After some weeks of speculations since Scott Weiland’s death, there’s a final confirmation of what everyone was thinking and that’s Weiland died from a drug overdose. Weiland was found dead on his tour bus while on tour earlier this month and, despite the claims from his wife about him not doing drugs in years, the […]

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Scott Weiland-related music posts gains following his death

Posted by on December 16, 2015

Much like the passing of Scott Weiland in and of itself, this is sad, but not terribly surprising. Following the former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman’s passing, sales of his music has gone up significantly. Billboard reports that many of his songs have increased in sales on their rock digital sales charts. Of […]

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine warned Scott Weiland to stay away from heroin

Posted by on December 11, 2015

A few days ago, we received the news about singer Scott Weiland’s passing and, while we still aren’t 100% sure what was the cause of his death, the fact that drugs were found on his tour bus, from cocaine to Xanax and other sort of pills, many assume he died out of an overdose. Many have expressed […]

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Ex-wife of Scott Weiland writes emotional letter following his passing

Posted by on December 8, 2015

It’s been an emotional week regarding the recent passing of singer/songwriter Scott Weiland (Wildabouts, ex-Stone Temple Pilots, ex-Velvet Revolver) as heartfelt  messages of adoration and grief have blanketed the internet, pouring in from his family, friends, bandmates, and fans. Yesterday Rolling Stone published a letter written by Mary Forsberg Weiland, Scott’s ex-wife and mother of […]

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