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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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Spring's Most Exciting Albums

Courtney Love is just one of many making a comeback

(Newser) - Perhaps you don’t care about Justin Bieber’s upcoming second album, hot on the heels of his first, but you might be a bit more interested in the rest of Rolling Stone includes in its spring music preview. A sampling:
  • Meth, Ghost, and Rae: Wu-Massacre, March 30. Ghostface Killah
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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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