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Slash Honored Scott Weiland With a Cover of ‘Sucker Train Blues’

Enigmatic guitar god Slash — of the possibly reuniting Guns N' Roses — took a moment during his New Year's Eve show in Las Vegas…
James Grebey / January 4, 2016

Scott Weiland’s Death Prompts Substantial Sales Bump for Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver

Scott Weiland's tragic passing at the age of 48 has sparked massive sales spikes for the bands that he fronted, according to Billboard. Songs by…
Colin Joyce / December 15, 2015

Police Search of Scott Weiland’s Tour Bus Reveals Numerous Suspected Drugs

Correction: An early version of this post called Viagra a painkiller. It has been amended. New information obtained from a police search of Scott…
James Grebey / December 10, 2015

Velvet Revolver Issue Statement on Scott Weiland’s Death

Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan has penned a statement from the band on the death of their former singer, Scott Weiland. The 48-year-old died in…
James Grebey / December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland Died in His Sleep of Cardiac Arrest

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland died at the age of 48 last night, and now the musician's cause of death has been revealed.
Brennan Carley / December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland Has Died

Update: Reports claim that Weiland died in his sleep of cardiac arrest. Former Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland died in his sleep…
Dan Weiss / December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland Wants ‘Easy Money’ From Velvet Revolver Gigs

Scott Weiland's had a rough few years, and he needs some cash. This is understandable.* Still, for one of rock's most dynamic frontmen, talking to…
Colin Stutz / July 17, 2014

Scott Weiland Wants You to Root for Him

It's more than 20 years since Stone Temple Pilots' debut, Core, yet, frontman Scott Weiland remains swept up in the winds of STP-related controversy. Hours…
Kenny Herzog / March 6, 2013

Scott Weiland: ‘It Hurts My Feelings’ When STP Don’t Get Along

The Scott Weiland-Stone Temple Pilots employment brouhaha continues! In an interview conducted with SPIN while en route to a stop of his Purple at the…
David Marchese / March 4, 2013

Slash Surprised to Learn Scott Weiland Has Reunited Velvet Revolver

Scott Weiland is no stranger to weird radio interviews, but his onetime Velvet Revolver bandmate Slash is having a chuckle at a new chat Weiland…
Devon Maloney / May 14, 2012

Velvet Revolver Book One-Off Reunion With Scott Weiland

Velvet Revolver's 2008 split with frontman Scott Weiland was anything but amicable. The press release announcing the former Stone Temple Pilot singer's exit from the…
SPIN Staff / January 4, 2012

Don’t Bug Duff McKagan With Kurt Cobain Conspiracy Questions

This is what happens when you disrespect Duff McKagan. The former Guns N' Roses bassist and current member of Velvet Revolver and Loaded visited Seattle…
Marc Hogan / October 26, 2011

First Spin: Hear Scott Weiland’s Full Christmas Album, Be Merry

Next Tuesday, Rhino will unleash The Most Wonderful Time of The Year, the first (and hopefully not last) Christmas album from Stone Temple Pilots frontbro…
David Bevan / October 21, 2011

Scott Weiland on Rape, Heroin, and Courtney Love

In Scott Weiland's new memoir Not Dead & Not For Sale, the 43-year-old Stone Temple Pilots singer reveals some vivid details about his personal life…
William Goodman / May 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Preview New Velvet Revolver DVD

While Scott Weiland has officially left Velvet Revolver to record and tour (or not tour) with his original moneymaking act, Stone Temple Pilots, and the…
Peter Gaston / November 11, 2010

The Inquisition: Tough Questions for Duff McKagan

You famously met Slash for the first time in 1984 at Canter's Deli in Los Angeles. What did you order? You would think that somebody…
John Sellers / April 21, 2009

SPIN.com Q&A: Scott Weiland

After nearly three months on the road behind his new album Happy in Galoshes, Scott Weiland will bring his first solo tour in a decade…
William Goodman / February 11, 2009

BID NOW! Only three days left to bid on rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia in Guitar Center Music Foundation’s exclusive auction.

Going once, going twice, sold! Bidding began Dec. 3 in the Guitar Center Music Foundation's auction, which features an interesting array of historic rock'n'roll pieces…
Andy Meyers / December 8, 2008

The Inquisition: Scott Weiland

The binges, the arrests, the pimp hats -- Scott Weiland has lived dangerously for much of the past two decades. But the man can safely…
John Sellers / November 23, 2008

Velvet Revolver Dropped By Label?

It's been a rough year for Velvet Revolver: After a bout of band in-fighting, singer Scott Weiland was ousted last April; Axl Rose is offering…
Melissa Goldstein / November 20, 2008
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