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Ex-Stone Temple Pilots Frontman Dead at 48

Scott Weiland was found dead on tour bus

(Newser) - Scott Weiland, the former frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at age 48. His wife, Jamie Weiland, confirmed the news to the Los Angeles Times . "I can't deal with this right now," she said, crying. "It's true." Weiland's... More »

Singer Weiland Lashes Back at Ex-Bandmates

Calls Velvet Revolver 'handful of discontents,' will rejoin Pilots

(Newser) - Rock madman Scott Weiland isn’t accepting his new pink slip from super-group Velvet Revolver without some choice parting shots, Billboard reports. Weiland was especially insulted by ex-colleague Slash’s suggestion that he lacked dedication—and remembers not just the “moments of joy, inspiration, fun,” but also the... More »

Slash Can't Outplay His Virtual Self in 'Guitar Hero'

Guns 'N' Roses legend admits defeat

(Newser) - In order to beat the video game "Guitar Hero III," you have to outplay a virtual version of legendary guitarist Slash. If you can't quite cut it, don't feel so bad—the real Slash can't, either. "I just actually played it for the first time last night,... More »

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