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Scott Weiland Died From Accidental Overdose

The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman's body was found on his tour bus shortly before a scheduled concert in Bloomington, Minnesota on 3 December (15). Initial reports suggested...

Scott Weiland Laid To Rest In Hollywood

The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman's body was found on his tourbus shortly before a scheduled concert in Minnesota last week (03Dec15). His low-key funeral at the Hollywood Forever...

Matt Sorum: 'I Made My Peace With Scott Weiland'

The singer was found dead on his tour bus in Bloomington, Minnesota shortly before he was due onstage with his latest band The Wildabouts, and his passing sent shockwaves throughout the music industry....

Slash Remembers Bandmate Scott Weiland

The former Stone Temple Pilots star was found dead on his tour bus in Bloomington, Minnesota shortly before he was due to perform in the town with his band The Wildabouts. The...

Scott Weiland Dead At 48

The 48 year old's body was discovered on his tour bus on Thursday (03Dec15). The sad news was confirmed in a post on Weiland's Facebook.com page, which read: "Scott Weiland, best known...

Scott Weiland: 'Slash's Ex-wife Put The Brakes On A Velvet Revolver Reunion'

The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman was fired from the band in 2008 following a series of bust-ups with his bandmates and the group has been largely inactive ever since. However, Weiland...

Supergroup The Hollywood Vampires Kick Off Live Dates In Los Angeles

Taken from the unofficial name of the celebrity group who used to hang out after hours at the Rainbow Bar & Grill in Los Angeles in the 1970s, the Hollywood Vampires formed last...

Duff Mckagan To Release Supergroup Ep With New Book

The bassist, his former Guns N’ Roses bandmate Izzy Stradlin, Alice in Chains guitarist Jerry Cantrell and Stone Sour drummer Roy Mayorga have recorded three tracks which will be released on the same...

Scott Weiland Apologises For Bad Backstage Behaviour

Fans took to social media to rip into the rocker following the gathering backstage at the Brighton Music Hall in Boston, with one devotee revealing Weiland couldn't even bring himself to look at...

Scott Weiland: 'It's Amazing Velvet Revolver Lasted Seven Years'

Rocker Scott Weiland is still amazed his former supergroup Velvet Revolver lasted for seven years before he was fired and the band announced a hiatus.The band, featuring former Guns N' Roses stars Slash, Duff MCKagan...

Slash: 'Corey Taylor Came Closest To Landing Velvet Revolver Gig'

Rocker Slash has revealed Slipknot and Stone Sour frontman Corey Taylor almost landed the job of frontman for the former Guns N' Roses star's supergroup Velvet Revolver, but he didn't quite hit the right notes.Taylor...

Slash Refusing To Give Up On Supergroup Velvet Revolver

Rocker Slash has assured fans of his supergroup Velvet Revolver there is still more to come from the band once they find a permanent replacement for frontman Scott Weiland.The band, which also features the guitarist's...

Scott Weiland Behind Bars For Drug Possession And Burglary

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...

Duff Mckagan: 'We're Not Auditioning Velvet Revolver Singers'

Rocker Duff Mckagan has dismissed reports sparked by former bandmate Scott Weiland suggesting supergroup Velvet Revolver are on the hunt for a new singer again.The band MCKagan formed with Slash and Matt Sorum has been...

Velvet Revolver Stars To Headline Dolphin Gig With New Supergroup

Former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver stars Slash, Duff Mckagan and Matt Sorum's new supergroup is planning a star-studded benefit in Hollywood next month (Nov13).The group, Kings of Chaos, will perform with guitar great...

Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland. Passive Agression Ensues.

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...

Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

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...

Slash Through With Scott Weiland

Slash will never work with Scott Weiland again. The legendary guitarist was in Velvet Revolver with the singer from 2003 and 2008, but despite statements from Scott saying he'd like to get the band back...

Velvet Revolver To Reunite?

Duff McKagan wants to get Velvet Revolver back together. The bass player and singer now fronts new band Loaded, but is hopeful he will reunite with legendary guitarist Slash, drummer Matt Sorum and guitarist Dave...

Slash Is 'Proud' Of Guns N' Roses

Slash is ''very proud'' of his time in Guns N' Roses. Despite having success with Velvet Revolver and as a solo artist, the guitarist admits nothing quite compares to when his first band hit the...

Scott Weiland Rejoins Velvet Revolver! That's News To Slash

Rocker Scott Weiland has rejoined Velvet Revolver four years after his bandmates kicked him out of the group following a public spat.The singer left the band and reunited his former act Stone Temple Pilots for...

Duff Mckagan Still Hoping For Taylor As Velvet Revolver Frontman

Duff Mckagan hopes his bandmates in supergroup Velvet Revolver reconsider inviting Slipknot star Corey Taylor to become their frontman - because the bassist believes the masked rocker is the best singer of his generation.MCKagan worked...

Velvet Revolver Reform For Four-song Tribute To Late Friend

The original members of Velvet Revolver reunited for a benefit concert in Hollywood on Thursday night (12Jan12).Fired frontman Scott Weiland hit the stage with his former bandmates for the first time since 2009 at the...

Velvet Revolver To Reform To Help Late Pal's Widow

Rock supergroup Velvet Revolver are to reunite with sacked frontman Scott Weiland next week (beg09Jan12) to honour a late friend of guitarist Dave Kushner.Slash, Duff MCKagan, Kushner and Matt Sorum have been looking for Weiland's...

Velvet Revolver Auditioning New Singer Next Month

Rocker Duff Mckagan is confident his supergroup Velvet Revolver will have a new frontman by the end of 2011.The band, which also features Slash and Matt Sorum, has been on hiatus since singer Scott Weiland...

Velvet Revolver Have Their Sights Set On A New Frontman

The members of rock supergroup Velvet Revolver have inched closer to finding a replacement for Scott Weiland after Slash and Duff Mckagan were left impressed by a potential frontman at a recent charity show.The two...

Sebastian Bach: 'Velvet Revolver Should Have Picked Me Over Scott Weiland'

Rocker Sebastian Bach is convinced Scott Weiland's departure from Velvet Revolver was inevitable because he was struggling with personal issues when he landed the job as frontman.The singer was kicked out of the group in...

Corey Taylor Eyeiguns Ng Guns New Supergroup With Mckagaguns N

Rocker Corey Taylor and former Guns N' Roses star Duff Mckagan are working on plans to form a new supergroup after becoming close friends while the Slipknot frontman auditioned for a role in Velvet Revolver.Taylor...

Scott Weiland Hints At Velvet Revolver Return

Scott Weiland has hinted at a possible return to Velvet Revolver, three years after he was fired from the rock band.Weiland was kicked out of the group in 2008 following a series of arguments with...

Scott Weiland Joined Velvet Revolver For Money

Rocker Scott Weiland has admitted his heart was never in supergroup Velvet Revolver, insisting money was his real motivation for joining the band.Weiland was invited to join ex-Guns N' Roses members Slash and Duff MCKagan...

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