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Stone Temple Pilots were better than Pearl Jam. Nobody was allowed to admit that in the ’90s, when self-seriousness reigned and alternative rock was supposed to be Very Important Business — or rather, A Very Important Indictment Of Business (see: Pearl Jam’s war against Ticketmaster). Plus Scott Weiland made it harder on himself by blatantly… More »

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist’s traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker, troll, and brawl — on Twitter, on TV, or in person. Yes, beef was what’s for dinner in 2013, and… More »

Don’t you love Christmas music? I’m Jewish so mostly it makes me feel like I’m in a mall. But don’t you love malls? I’ve been trying to get my daughter to listen to The Nutcracker, and that’s been pretty easy because she’s only three and doesn’t have a choice. But if Tchaikovsky’s not your speed… More »

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Drunk Guy Collapses Onstage With Stone Temple Pilots, Is Not Scott Weiland

Based on all the time that Scott Weiland was in the band, the members of Stone Temple Pilots are understandably not all that concerned about…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 11:51 am

PledgeMusic Apologizes For Scott Weiland Campaign, Offers Refunds

It appears that the Scott Weiland PledgeMusic campaign drama is coming to a close. The crowdfunding site’s customer service representation Ryann McGrath finally responded to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 8, 2015 - 11:27 am

Scott Weiland Is Really Pissing Off The Few Fans He Has Left

Scott Weiland has a reputation for acting like an asshole around his fans, which is unfortunate seeing that he funded his band the Wildabouts' new…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 2, 2015 - 11:27 am

Scott Weiland Gives Tragic Performance Of Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline” In Texas

Scott Weiland's skills as a rock star are extremely underrated, in part because his long, public battle with drugs and notorious unreliable behavior has eclipsed…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 2:39 pm

Scott Weiland Apologizes For Being An Asshole At Fan Meet-And-Greet

It must be amazing to be Scott Weiland. You spend the better part of two decades pissing away any fan goodwill, and there are still
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 9:10 am

Scott Weiland Explains Why Grandaddy Is One Of His Favorite Bands

Grandaddy and Stone Temple Pilots were two of my favorite bands circa 2000, and I'm happy to report that they like each other, too. Actually,…
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Hear Pharrell & Scott Weiland’s Previously Unreleased “Happy”

Before the mega-hit "Happy" or the 2008 N.E.R.D. track of the same name, Pharrell Williams worked on a third track called "Happy," this one with…
James Rettig | February 23, 2015 - 6:48 pm

Scott Weiland Downplays New Supergroup, Sells Paintballing Sessions

A little more than two weeks ago, former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland announced that he has been working on an album titled Blaster
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 22, 2015 - 1:42 pm

Scott Weiland Or Possible Impostor Announces First Album With The Wildabouts

The biggest Scott Weiland news item of 2014 was when a jailed meth offender who looks nothing like Weiland convinced authorities he was Weiland for…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Jailed Meth Offender Convinces Cops He’s Scott Weiland For A Whole Month

TMZ reports that Scott Weiland has been in jail for the last month, charged with burglary and felony possession of a controlled substance. The former…
Scott Lapatine | August 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm

Weiland Enumerates How The Rest Of Velvet Revolver Doesn’t Need Reunion Money As Much As Him

Besides fronting the forever-underrated Stone Temple Pilots, Scott Weiland used to be the lead singer of the half-decent modern rock supergroup Velvet Revolver along with…
Chris DeVille | July 17, 2014 - 11:55 am

Stone Temple Pilots Sue Scott Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots are suing Scott Weiland. The band filed a lawsuit again him on Friday, claiming to have lost millions of dollars on the…
Liz Pelly | May 25, 2013 - 12:52 pm

Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

I wasn’t aware that the reunion of the ’90s alt-rock radio fixtures Stone Temple Pilots hadn’t already exploded into flaming wreckage, but today we lear…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 12:11 pm

Scott Weiland – “Breathe”

We’ve already heard “Live To Rise,” Soundgarden’s contribution to the Avengers soundtrack, which also happens to be that band’s first new song in a decade…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2012 - 12:06 pm

Weiland’s XMas LP Sadder In Concert

Scott Weiland's apparently ill-considered tour for his just-as-ill-considered Christmas LP The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year marches on. A couple of weeks ago, we…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2011 - 9:56 am

Watch Video Of Scott Weiland’s Christmas Tour

Scott Weiland's Christmas tour started last night at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles, and some brave soul caught a few minutes of Weiland…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2011 - 10:16 am

Scott Weiland Takes Christmas LP On The Road

Scott Weiland is still not done with this Christmas thing! Hot on the heels of his goofy-ass, questionably sincere holiday album The Most Wonderful Time
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2011 - 10:05 am
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