Rocker Slash's Ex-wife Scuppered Plans For Velvet Revolver Supergroup Reunion, According To Singer Scott Weiland.
Picture: Scott Weiland and son Noah The Launch Party of the T-Mobile Sidekick LX Tony Hawk Edition - Arrivals Hollywood, California - 01.08.08
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 tells Alternative Nation there were plans for a full reunion after the rockers regrouped for a charity show in 2012, and he claims Perla Hudson torpedoed them.
"We did a show together, and there was talk about us getting back together," Weiland says, "but Perla, Slash's ex-wife, kind of put the kibosh on everything... I thought, at the time, we would get back together and do a tour."
The rocker didn't go into details about why Perla was so against a get together, but he now fears a reunion is highly unlikely - and he fully expects his Velvet Revolver bandmates Slash, Matt Sorum and Duff MCKagan to hit the road with Axl Rose as part of a Guns N' Roses spectacular before their supergroup tours again.
"I think that Guns N' Roses (classic line-up) are getting back together," he explains, responding to reports suggesting Slash and Rose have mended their broken friendship in recent months. "I just heard that."
And Weiland believes a Guns N' Roses get together would be very beneficial for Axl - someone else he has fallen out with in the past.
"I think Slash is actually a bigger star right now than Axl." he adds.
The future of Axl's current Guns N' Roses line-up appears to be in limbo following the departures of guitarists DJ Ashba and Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal.
And it's clear bassist MCKagan still has links to the group - he joined Rose and company on tour in South America last year (14).
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