Former Creed singer Scott Stapp has been announced as Scott Weiland's replacement in Art of Anarchy.
Weiland fronted the group, which also featured Disturbed bassist John Moyer and former Guns N' Roses guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal, until his death in December (15).
The band released a debut album last year (15).
Stapp announced the news on Tuesday (03May16) to end speculation surrounding his links to another Weiland band, Stone Temple Pilots.
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Stone Temple Pilots have denied recent reports suggesting former Creed rocker Scott Stapp is set to become their new lead vocalist.
The role of frontman was left open following late Scott Weiland's exit from the band in 2013, and soon after, Chester Bennington was hired as a temporary replacement.
However, Bennington announced in November (15) that he would be leaving Stone Temple Pilots to rejoin his Linkin Park bandmates, and as a result, the remaining members of Stone Temple Pilots have been on a search for a new singer ever since.
And during an interview with Atlanta radio show Bailey and Southside on Monday (02May16), Stapp hinted that he has a new gig in the works, leading some to believe he would be the new STP frontman.
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Scott Stapp, Daniel Issam Stapp, Milan Hayat Stapp , Jaclyn Stapp - Celebrities attend Nickelodeon's 2016 Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum. at The Forum, Kids' Choice Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 12th March 2016
Scott Stapp has swapped his tour bus after discovering it was the same vehicle where fellow rocker Scott Weiland died.
Weiland, the former frontman of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, was found dead on his tour bus shortly before a scheduled concert in Minnesota in December (15).
The coroner ruled he died of an accidental overdose by combining drugs including cocaine, ethanol, and Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA).
Former Creed frontman Stapp, who suffered a mental breakdown and months of erratic behaviour in 2014, headed back on tour for the first time since his 90-day stint in rehab in January (16).
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Creed Frontman Scott Stapp And His Wife Have Joined The Cast Of U.s. Reality Tv Series Couples Therapy In An Effort To Work Out Their Marriage Problems Following The Rocker's Bipolar Diagnosis.
The embattled star completed a 90-day rehab stay earlier this year (15) after being placed on a 72-hour involuntary psychiatric hold in November (14), when police in Florida found him wandering at the side of a road babbling incoherently.
The incident was followed by months of erratic behaviour, during which he lost custody of his three children, and his estranged wife Jaclyn called the police asking for him to be detained after he allegedly threatened to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama.
Stapp was subsequently diagnosed with the mental disorder during his rehab stint, and now he is undergoing treatment, he wants to properly repair his marriage.
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Rocker Scott Stapp Knew He Was In Desperate Need Of Help Following A Serious Mental Breakdown Last Year (14) After Experiencing A "Moment Of Clarity" And Realising He Could Lose His Family For Good If He Didn't Turn His Life Around.
The former Creed frontman hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons in November (14) after Florida police found him wandering along the side of a road babbling incoherently.
He was placed on a 72-hour involuntary psychiatric hold, but his erratic behaviour continued for months afterwards, during which he became convinced his loved ones were involved with terrorists working for ISIS and made threats to assassinate U.S. President Barack Obama.
Stapp also lost custody of his three children and his wife Jaclyn filed for divorce, but it was only when she began bombarding him with text messages featuring photos of their kids after the winter holidays (Dec14) that he started to see clearly again and checked into rehab.
The singer had been the subject of reports of bizarre behaviour at the end of last year, and he's subsequently been diagnosed as suffering from bipolar disorder.
The 41 year old former frontman of the popular rock band, who were at their biggest in the early noughties, made headlines in November last year with a lengthy video he posted to Facebook (now removed) claiming that he was broke, homeless, and “under some kind of pretty vicious attack” from the IRS and other forces.
Creed singer Scott Stapp
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Troubled Creed Frontman Scott Stapp Has Reportedly Completed A 90-Day Rehab Stint Following A Breakdown, During Which He Insisted He Was The Target Of A U.s. Government Conspiracy And Suggested His Bank Account Had Been Compromised.
During a crazy end to 2014, the rocker filed a criminal complaint against his estranged wife Jaclyn, accusing her of transferring $26,000 (£17,300) out of his personal Wells Fargo bank account without permission, prompting her to go public with claims her husband was suffering from paranoia amid a series of alleged mental health issues and drug problems.
A Florida judge gave her sole legal and physical custody of the couple's three children, and ruled the Creed singer had no right to stay in the family home. Stapp's estranged wife also attempted to put the singer in a 60-day psychiatric hold after he allegedly threatened to kill himself, and she called Florida police in November (14) begging them to detain the star following his erratic behaviour.
Now, his bandmate Mark Tremonti has confirmed the singer is on the road to recovery after an extensive rehab stint.
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Scott Stapp has lost custody of his three children after a judge in Florida ruled in favour of his wife.
Scott Stapp has lost custody of his children, according to a report on an entertainment website. A judge in Florida has ruled in favour of Stapp's estranged wife Jaclyn allegedly due to growing concerns about his mental well-being.
Scott Stapp performing with Creed in 2010.
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TMZ has obtained an audio recording of the singer’s wife in which she claims her husband as threatened to assassinate President Barack Obama.
Scott Stapp's personal troubles have made headlines in the past few weeks
In the tapes Jaclyn and her sister tell the dispatcher that Stapp thinks he's part of the CIA, saying, "He thinks they're trying to kill him, and he has a bunch of paperwork in his backpack that he's a CIA agent and he's supposed to assassinate Obama.”
Scott Stapp's estranged wife has filed legal papers asking authorities to have the singer placed on a psychiatric hold just weeks after his last hospitalisation.
The former Creed star was involuntarily committed to a mental health facility on 13 November (14) for 72 hours after police officers in Florida found him wandering at the side of a road.
His story hit headlines weeks later after he posted a video on Facebook.com detailing his financial struggles, revealing he is broke and homeless, and now the drama has taken another turn after his estranged wife Jaclyn Stapp and mother-in-law Hayat Nesheiwat filed legal papers in a bid to have him committed again.
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Brian Marshall and Scott Stapp - Brian Marshall, Scott Phillips, Scott Stapp and Eric Friedman of Creed West Palm Beach, Florida - The premiere of 'Creed Live' held at the Muvico Theatre Monday 7th December 2009
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8th August, 1973