Scott Weiland Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

4th December 2015

Quote: "PETA remembers Scott Weiland as a kind man who gave a home to a dog waif and stray. In his memory, we will offer free spay/neuter services to anyone with a rescued pitbull within 48 miles of our Virginia headquarters, and we ask people who have the love, time, and patience to adopt a homeless dog." People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals president Ingrid Newkirk honours tragic animal lover Scott Weiland following his death on Thursday (03Dec15).

11th August 2014

Quote: "They made an album and it sold 35,000 units. That's kind of unbelievable considering Stp sold over 40 million and I'm sure Chester's band Linking Park has sold pretty much the same amount. It didn't work, though. People weren't buying into it." Scott Weiland insists last year's Chester Bennington/Stone Temple Pilots collaboration was a flop. Bennington joined the band for an album and tour after Weiland was fired as frontman.

11th August 2014

Quote: "I heard they're auditioning new singers again. Maybe I should go to the cattle call." Rocker Scott Weiland jokes about auditioning for a role in Velvet Revolver, the supergroup he was kicked out of in 2008.

24th May 2010

Quote: "After a show I play (videogame) Halo, watch a film, or read from Kindle. I call the kids and they cry and say, 'When are you going to be home, daddy?' It's a job. It's not a party anymore." Rocker Scott Weiland insists touring isn't as much fun as it used to be.

13th May 2010

Quote: "Besides Van Halen, I've never seen a band recover from losing their singer." Rocker Scott Weiland isn't surprised his former bandmates in Velvet Revolver are struggling to find his replacement two years after they sacked him.

13th May 2010

Quote: "Slash just made a record all Santana-style, Matt (Sorum) had a gimmick in Vegas with bordello dancers (and) Duff (MCKagan) doesn't need money because he invested early in Starbucks." Scott Weiland insists his former Velvet Revolver bandmates will be just fine without him. The trio sacked him from the band in 2008 and has yet to find his replacement.

13th May 2010

Quote: "There's a lot about the Nineties, when I lived longer in rehab than I did at home." Stone Temple Pilots star Scott Weiland on his upcoming memoir.

16th March 2010

Quote: "Heroin made me feel all right in my own skin. Before I did it I was uncomfortable going into crowds, which is interesting given my profession. But when I did dope, the fear went away. That's why I hung on to it so long. But my kids fill up that hole now." Former Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland on his drug addiction.

5th April 2008

Quote: "I thought he could be a little bit more imaginative. I'm not sure if that was meant to be a pot shot or what. Whatever, it's not worth any real drama." Rocker Slash hits back at former bandmate Scott Weiland's recommendation that Velvet Revolver replace him with former Skid Row star Sebastian Bach.

13th February 2008

Quote: He checked himself in to rehab. Scott took the initiative to get in there. Nobody forced him, and that's a good thing." Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum is confident frontman Scott Weiland will finally conquer his demons during his current rehab stay.

30th July 2007

Quote: "We're not homosexuals. We barely talk, let alone kiss... I've always been the 'I'm going to beat the f**k out of the lead singer' guy." Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum responds to ridiculous rumours he and frontman Scott Weiland are lovers.

7th December 2006

Fact: Velvet Revolver star Scott Weiland has launched his own record label, Softdrive Records. His debut releases early next year (07) will come from THE ACTUAL and TOMMY JOE WILSON.

17th February 2006

Fact: <p>Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland is set to design a new clothing range for rock 'n' roll label Von Dutch. </p>

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