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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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Scott Weiland Hints At A Stone Temple Pilots Reunion, Which We’ll Start Believing As Soon As He Stops Disappearing

The (generally) under-appreciated -- though, let's face it, with the early-era EdVed aping and late-era hard-drug taking, we can understand why -- Stone Temple Pilots…
Amrit Singh | January 22, 2008 - 1:28 pm
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It’s Not Over ‘Til Mary Weiland Sets Fire To Your Velvet Wardrobe

It's been an incendiary half-week behind closed doors for rocker Scott Weiland and his wife, Mary. The couple, who are no strangers to domestic disputes…
Stereogum | March 27, 2007 - 9:31 am
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David Lee Roth’s Absence Explained: No “Jump,” No Dice

Although everybody knew what was keeping Eddie from making the scene, there was lots of confusion and speculation as to why David Lee Roth wasn't…
Stereogum | March 13, 2007 - 3:24 pm
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Scott Weiland: Notre Dame Fan

So we know some of you think STP were more than a Pearl Jam knock off (you're note alone). And maybe a few from that…
Stereogum | January 9, 2007 - 4:53 pm
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