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Drama Lurks Over Scott Weiland's Will

His ex-wife wants to be named executor

(Newser) - Scott Weiland's death could end up just as fraught as his life. The late Stone Temple Pilots frontman's ex-wife, Mary Forsberg, has filed court documents in an attempt to be named executor of Weiland's will, People reports. Forsberg is the mother of Weiland's two kids, but... More »

Report: Scott Weiland Died From Cocaine, Alcohol, MDA

The Stone Temple Pilots singer was found dead on his tour bus earlier this month

(Newser) - Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland died of a toxic mix of drugs that included cocaine, according to a medical examiner's office in Minnesota, where he was found dead on his tour bus in early December. The medical examiner's office said Friday that the 48-year-old Weiland had... More »

Scott Weiland's Ex: He Died Long Before Dec. 3

Singer's former wife pens brutally blunt letter for 'Rolling Stone'

(Newser) - While the rest of the world mourned Scott Weiland's death on Dec. 3, his former wife and kids simply continued the mourning they'd been doing for years, she notes in a heartbreaking letter in Rolling Stone . "December 3rd, 2015 is not the day Scott Weiland died,"... More »

Cops: Cocaine Found in Weiland's Tour Bus

Bandmate arrested for possession

(Newser) - Police investigating the death of former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland have arrested one of his bandmates. Wildabouts member Thomas Delton Black was arrested after police executing a search warrant found a small amount of cocaine in the tour bus bedroom where Weiland's body was found on Thursday,... More »

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 »

8 Musicians Kicked Out of Bands They Founded

The latest: Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots

(Newser) - Scott Weiland was confused when Stone Temple Pilots announced he'd been fired. "Not sure how I can be 'terminated' from a band I founded" was his response, according to the Week . But these seven other musicians experienced the same thing:
  • After just a year in Metallica, guitarist
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5 Rockers Who Beat Drugs

Maybe Scott Weiland will take a cue from former bandmate Slash

(Newser) - In honor of a new book by Scott Weiland’s ex recalling the couple’s drug-fueled rock and roll escapades, Fox News takes a look at musicians who fought addiction and won:
  • Slash, Guns N’ Roses: Addicted to heroin, booze, and women; was scared straight after running down the street
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VH1 Brings Back Behind the Music

Lil Wayne, Scott Weiland to be featured

(Newser) - VH1 is reviving Behind the Music—yes, it was gone—after the success of last fall’s popular New Kids on the Block special. “It felt like the time was right,” a network exec tells the Hollywood Reporter. “There’s all sorts of new artists who have... 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 »

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