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Scott Weiland died last night at the age of 48, the end of a life defined by rock ‘n’ roll excess at its most triumphant and destructive. In one sense, it’s amazing that a man who lived that hard managed to live this long. On the other hand, I had come to think of Weiland… More »

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 »

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New Scott Weiland Video – “Tangle With Your Mind”

We've established grunge nostalgia's at a fever pitch. STP aren't dummies, so they're touring (mostly casinos, apparently) even if it means ignoring one another offstage.
Scott Lapatine | October 12, 2009 - 11:51 am

VH1 Revives Behind The Music

Since '97, BTM has tracked the rise and spectacular falls of 168 artists, most recently New Kids On The Block last fall. It was the…
Scott Lapatine | March 19, 2009 - 1:01 pm
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Scott Weiland Covers The Smiths

Scott misses Cleveland and, it seems, vintage Smiths. The Deluxe Edition of "Happy" In Galoshes includes a second disc housing this cover of "Reel Around…
brandon | December 15, 2008 - 10:12 am
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New Scott Weiland Video – “Missing Cleveland”

Scott Weiland may be Happy In Galoshes, but that doesn't mean he isn't "Missing Cleveland" (and the snow). Whereas the video for the Bowie-esque "Paralysis"
brandon | December 11, 2008 - 9:19 am
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2008 American Music Awards: Just The Good Parts

Good being relative, of course. AMA stands for Auto-Tune Music Award so it wasn't long before Kanye was onstage. Upon accepting his first ever AMA,…
Scott Lapatine | November 23, 2008 - 11:33 pm
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Stream Scott Weiland’s Happy In Galoshes

You've heard Scott "Paddington Bear" Weiland's second solo album in bits and plenty of pieces, but now a week before its release (11/25), you can…
brandon | November 19, 2008 - 10:26 am
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New Scott Weiland Video – “Paralysis”

Stone Temple Pilots visited New Orleans over the weekend, remembering the '90s for the benefit of Voodoo Music Experience attendees. Their reunion tour wraps up…
Scott Lapatine | October 27, 2008 - 3:13 pm
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New Scott Weiland – “Crash”

Scott Weiland's taken a break from political prognostications to add the swooning trance-a-holic "Crash" to the list of Happy In Galoshes songs we've heard. It…
brandon | October 27, 2008 - 9:39 am
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Scott Weiland Offers Two Cents On The Election

It's unclear if we should be taking election advice from someone who has trouble standing up, but at his official website under the header "Somewhere…
brandon | October 24, 2008 - 9:35 am
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New Scott Weiland – “Missing Cleveland”

One more from Happy In Golashes. Not as good as "Paralysis," which means modern rock radio will probably love it. Hear it at MySpace. …
Amrit Singh | September 18, 2008 - 2:29 pm
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New Scott Weiland – “Paralysis”

The ever troubled Stone Temple Revolver singer lets the internet in on some sounds from his (partially) Steve Albini produced solo record today. According to…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2008 - 5:57 pm
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Scott Weiland Solo Album Out This Fall

The STP frontman is barely able to pilot himself across a stage, but Billboard reports his second solo album Happy will be out 11/18 via…
brandon | September 3, 2008 - 9:59 am
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Scott Weiland Is Still In Bad Shape

As we continue documenting the downfall of grunge's old guard, it's worth noting Scott Weiland's still a mess. Velvet Revolver might be reduced to joining…
brandon | August 4, 2008 - 10:18 am
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Scott Weiland Goes A Long Way To Suggest Drugs Aren’t Good For You

No sooner do we mention Amy Winehouse's return to form in Lisbon than Scott Weiland reminds us about his own wobbly self. Looks like the…
brandon | June 2, 2008 - 4:56 pm
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Stone Temple Pilots Bring Kimmel Some Reunited Rock, While Scott Weiland Feels Axl’s Pain

Last night the gods of '90s-era modern rock radio wept a tear of happiness when the newly reunited Stone Temple Pilots performed "Vaseline" and didn't…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2008 - 1:12 pm
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Scott Weiland Preps For Albini-Produced Double LP, Autobiography, Prison

It feels like we've typed the words "Scott Weiland" more times in the past month than during the height of the grunge era. Fair enough,…
brandon | May 1, 2008 - 9:25 am
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Stone Temple Pilots Play First Of Reunion Shows, Scott Weiland Does Not Get Kicked Out Or Arrested

We've been keeping you apprised of the Velvet Revolver drama. Now it's time for a bit of Stone Temple Pilots non-drama. After being fired by…
Amrit Singh | April 8, 2008 - 10:39 am
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Weiland Responds To Velvet Revolver Firing

That was a pun, but also, it's true. Maybe you've had enough Velvet Revolver for the time being, but since we've followed the soap opera…
brandon | April 2, 2008 - 3:56 pm
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Scott Weiland Booted From Velvet Revolver For Not Being “100% Committed,” Preps More Extensive STP Tour

Last week we reported on Velvet Revolver's bitchy blog posts after on-stage drama in Glasgow and the path they were taking toward a breakup. Turns…
brandon | April 2, 2008 - 9:26 am
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Velvet Revolver Breakup Via Bitchy Blog Posts

How modern of them. But seriously, our hearts go out to fans of mediocre music, as it looks like the mighty Velvet Revolver are close…
brandon | March 24, 2008 - 11:58 am
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