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Scott Weiland Look-alike Fronted Tribute Band

26th August 2014

The Scott Weiland look-alike who fooled Los Angeles police into thinking he was the real rocker, used to front a Stone Temple Pilots cover band.Jason Michael Hurley was arrested for possession of methamphetamine and shoplifting...

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Stone Temple Pilots Scott Weiland Was Not Arrested, Repeat Not Arrested

By Victoria Pavlova | 22nd August 2014

False alarm, everyone – Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland has not been imprisoned for the past couple weeks despite reports to the contrary. According the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, via The Wrap, the...

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Scott Weiland Behind Bars For Drug Possession And Burglary

22nd August 2014

Former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver star Scott Weiland has spent the past four weeks behind bars following an arrest for methamphetamine possession.The rocker, who has battled drug issues for years, was picked up...

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Rockers Sign Up For Fantasy Camp In Las Vegas

30th March 2014

Members of Stone Temple Pilots, Alice In Chains and Jane's Addiction have signed on to offer up tips and advice at an upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas.Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry...

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Nikki Sixx: 'Scott Weiland Was Dragging Down A Great Band'

10th September 2013

Motley Crue rocker Nikki Sixx has praised the stars of Stone Temple Pilots for ditching troubled frontman Scott Weiland, branding it a "smart move" as the singer was "dragging down a great band".Weiland was booted...

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Robert Deleo: 'Stone Temple Pilots Had To Fire Scott Weiland'

6th September 2013

Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert Deleo is adamant the group had no choice but to fire singer Scott Weiland because his antics were making his bandmates miserable.Weiland was dismissed earlier this year (13) and he...

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Stone Temple Pilots Add Bennington To Their Name

30th August 2013

The new-look Stone Temple Pilots have slightly changed their moniker as Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington joins the band for upcoming tour dates and record releases.Bennington joined the group three months ago after his new...

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Scott Weiland: 'I Have No Hard Feelings Towards Stone Temple Pilots Replacement Bennington'

2nd August 2013

Rocker Scott Weiland insists there are no hard feelings between him and his Stone Temple Pilots replacement Chester Bennington, because he's convinced the Linkin Park star did not act spitefully when he stepped up to...

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Duff Mckagan Saddened By Scott Weiland's Stone Temple Pilots Dispute

26th July 2013

Rocker Duff Mckagan was saddened by Scott Weiland's firing from Stone Temple Pilots, but insists he could "see it coming".Former Guns N' Roses star MCKagan performed with the singer in Velvet Revolver before Weiland was...

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Scott Weiland & Chester Bennington Among Headliners At Sunset Strip Music Festival

24th July 2013

Rocker Scott Weiland and his Stone Temple Pilots replacement Chester Bennington are set to headline the same festival with their other bands next month (Aug13).Weiland and his new act The Wildabouts will close out the...

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Stone Temple Pilots Hope Scott 'Finds The Light'

22nd July 2013

Stone Temple Pilots hope Scott Weiland ''finds the light.''The 'Dancing Days' band fired their singer in February - a decision he refused to accept - and their arguments have led to them launching a lawsuit...

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Stone Temple Pilots Plan First Tour With Bennington

16th July 2013

Stone Temple Pilots have announced their first tour with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as frontman.Bennington replaced Scott Weiland in the band earlier this year (13) and made his debut as frontman in May (13)...

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Stone Temple Pilots Secure Festival Slot With Bennington

9th July 2013

The new-look Stone Temple Pilots, featuring Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, have scheduled another festival slot in Florida.The group will co-headline the first annual Rockwave Festival in Fort Myers on 21 September (13) alongside Jane's...

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Scott Weiland Marries

23rd June 2013

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is a married man after exchanging vows with his longtime girlfriend on Saturday (22Jun13).The rocker wed photographer Jamie Wachtel at the couple's home in Los Angeles in front...

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Scott Weiland Countersues Stone Temple Pilots

3rd June 2013

Rocker Scott Weiland has filed a countersuit against his former Stone Temple Pilots bandmates in a bid to ban them from using the name following his recent departure.Brothers Robert and Dean DeLeo and drummer Eric...

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Chester Bennington Has No Plans To Leave Stone Temple Pilots

1st June 2013

Linkin Park star Chester Bennington's side project with Stone Temple Pilots looks set to become a semi-permanent thing - he's keen to perform as Scott Weiland's replacement and his new bandmates are very happy to...

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Slash And Duff Mckagan Play With Stp At Musicares Gala

31st May 2013

Former Guns N' Roses rockers Slash and Duff Mckagan became the latest stars to join Stone Temple Pilots as they performed with new frontman Chester Bennington at a charity gig on Thursday night (30May13).Bennington was...

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Slash: 'Chester Bennington Is The Perfect Replacement For Scott Weiland'

30th May 2013

Rocker Slash has given the new Stone Temple Pilots line-up a big boost by insisting the band sounds great with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington as frontman.Bennington stepped in to replace fired singer Scott Weiland and...

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Scott Weiland: 'Chester Bennington Joining Stone Temple Pilots Hurt'

26th May 2013

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland felt "hurt" and "surprised" by his bandmates' decision to replace him with Linkin Park star Chester Bennington for a recent festival set.The singer exited the group in February...

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You Can Take Scott Weiland Out Of Stone Temple Pilots, But You Can't Take The Pilot Out Of Weiland

By Victoria Pavlova | 26th May 2013

Stone Temple Pilots, the band, is pressing on with performances, but former vocalist Scott Weiland isn’t happy. After he split up from bandmates Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz, Weiland maintains that the band...

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Stone Temple Pilots Sue Former Singer Scott Weiland

25th May 2013

The members of Stone Temple Pilots are suing former frontman Scott Weiland, insisting his tardiness cost them millions.The group claims he sabotaged a 20th anniversary tour by turning up late for performances and missing promotional...

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Chester Bennington In And Scott Weiland Out For Stone Temple Pilots

By Contributor | 21st May 2013

Scott Weiland’s been denying for ages, but there couldn’t have been much more proof that he is back out of the Stone Temple Pilots, after the group made an appearance at a live show with...

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Chester Bennington Replaces Scott Weiland For Pilots Surprise Festival Set

20th May 2013

The Stone Temple Pilots made a surprise appearance at the KROQ Weenie Roast concert in Los Angeles on Saturday (18May13) with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington acting as temporary frontman.Bandmembers Dean and Rob DeLeo axed the...

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Scott Weiland Still Wants To Be Stone Temple Pilot

22nd March 2013

Scott Weiland still wants to play with Stone Temple Pilots.The band released a statement - refuted by Scott - firing the singer at the end of February, but he is confident he will appear on...

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Scott Weiland Adamant He Is Still In Stone Temple Pilots

1st March 2013

Scott Weiland claims Stone Temple Pilots lied about firing him to boost ticket sales.The 'Sour Girl' band released a statement earlier this week, saying Scott had been sacked, although he counters the band had already...

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Scott Weiland: 'Firing Was A Ticket Sales-boosting Tactic'

1st March 2013

Rocker Scott Weiland has dismissed his firing from the Stone Temple Pilots as a publicity stunt to boost ticket sales for the band's upcoming tour.Bandmembers Dean and Rob DeLeo issued a brief statement on Wednesday...

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Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland. Passive Agression Ensues.

By Victoria Pavlova | 28th February 2013

The grunge band Stone Temple Pilots have made some changes to the lineup – well, one big one, to be exact – terminating frontman Scott Weiland.And if that term sounds somewhat matter-of-fact to you, well...

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Scott Weiland: 'Stone Temple Pilots Can't Fire Me'

27th February 2013

Rocker Scott Weiland is calling in his lawyers following his dismissal from the Stone Temple Pilots, insisting his bandmates have no right to fire him from the group he founded.Dean and Rob DeLeo issued a...

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Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

27th February 2013

Rockers Stone Temple Pilots have kicked frontman Scott Weiland out of the band five years after the enigmatic singer was dumped as the leader of Slash's supergroup Velvet Revolver.The band issued a short statement on...

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Scott Weiland 'Terminated' From Stone Temple Pilots - Confirmed In Brief Pr Mail

By Hayley Avron | 27th February 2013

When Stone Temple Pilots issued a statement to say that they have “terminated” their erstwhile singer Scott Weiland, we feared the worst. Clearly, we have been watching too many action movies. They may have killed...

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