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UPDATE: Former Stone Temple Pilots Frontman Not Arrested After All

UPDATE: Scott Weiland released a video of him in the studio confirming that he is in fact NOT in jail. TMZ reached back out to the sheriff’s office in LA to find out who they had arrested and apparently the person is some sort of impostor. I’m not even kidding. The arrest record has Weiland’s […]

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HOLY SH!T: Stone Temple Pilots Replace Scott Weiland With Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington?

The world of rock and roll is up in arms this morning over news the Stone Temple Pilots may have finally found a fitting replacement for troubled frontman Scott Weiland. Last night, STP made a surprise appearance at KROQ’s Weenie Roast music festival in Irvine, California fronted by Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington. The group […]

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Scott Weiland Comments On His “Termination” From Stone Temple Pilots

DRAMA. We reported on the surprise statement that grunge act Stone Temple Pilots sent out to the press regarding front man Scott Weiland’s role in the band, or as of yesterday, a lack thereof. But it sounds like news of Weiland’s firing from STP was a surprise even to the singer himself. Shortly after word […]

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Stone Temple Pilots Have “Officially Terminated” Lead Singer Scott Weiland

Sounds like someone didn’t have a great performance review last quarter. USA Today is reporting that 90s grunge survivors Stone Temple Pilots have fired lead singer and frontman Scott Weiland. Word of Weiland’s removal from the band came from a one sentence press release from band publicist Kymm Britton. Britton: “Stone Temple Pilots have announced […]

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Scott Weiland “Sorting Through” Velvet Revolver Reunion

Scott Weiland was the reason Stone Temple Pilots broke up, but then rejoined them. Turmoil with him and the reason of Velvet Revolver appears to have been the reason behind their demise. They did a one-off reunion earlier this year, followed by Scott saying he was set to rejoin VR and then Slash denying it […]

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MUSIC HISTORY CLASS: Cocaine, Heroin, and Backing Tracks

  On this day in in 1995, Stone Temple Pilots eccentric lead singer, Scott Weiland, was arrest in Pasadena, California on  cocaine and heroin possession charges. It was the first of his several drug-related arrests. Weiland claims that he was first introduced to heroin when vocalist Gibby Haynes gave Weiland some of the drug while […]

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Stone Temple Pilots postpone tour dates

Stone Temple Pilots have had to postpone the final four dates on their summer 2011 tour due to singer Scott Weiland needing “immediate vocal rest.” On the bands official facebook page, they explained that Weiland recently consulted with doctos and discovered that his vocal chord likely have scarring and inflammation. More information can be found […]

From Slipknot to Velvet Revolver?

Rumors of Slipknot‘s front man, Corey Taylor, possibly filling the spot of Velvet Revolver‘s ex-vocalist, Scott Weiland are gradually rising to the surface. Read more about the secret that Velvet Revolver is successfully keeping from the press here.

Happy birthday Scott Weiland

On behalf of everyone at UTG, I’d like to wish a very happy 43rd birthday to Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland.