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Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland (born Scott Richard Kline on October 27, 1967) is an American musician, lyricist and vocalist. During a career spanning two decades, Weiland is best known as the frontman for the successful rock band Stone Temple Pilots, as well as the supergroup Velvet Revolver from 2003 to 2008. He has also established himself as a solo artist, releasing three studio albums, a cover album, and collaborations with several other musicians since 1998. Weiland's onstage persona is known as being flamboyant and chaotic; he is also known for constantly changing his appearance and vocal style, as well as his use of a megaphone in concert for vocal effect. While viewed as a talented and versatile vocalist, Weiland's career has been plagued by alcohol and drug addiction, as well as several arrests. Weiland was born as Scott Richard Kline at Kaiser Hospital in San Jose, California. His surname was changed after being adopted by his stepfather David Weiland at age 5. Around that time, Weiland moved to Bainbridge Township, Ohio, where he attended the Kenston School District. He moved to California as a teenager and attended Edison High School in Huntington Beach and Orange Coast College.

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Scott Weiland Look Alike -- Officially No Longer Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland Doppelganger
Officially No Longer Scott Weiland

Jason Michael Hurley won't be dragging Scott Weiland's name through the mud any longer, because from this point forward ... he'll be going through the legal system using his real name.As TMZ first… READ MORE >

Scott Weiland Doppelganger -- Like Looking in a Mirror

Scott Weiland Doppelganger
Like Looking in a Mirror

On a purely visual level ... it's understandable how Beverly Hills cops got fooled by the guy claiming to be former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott WeilandJason Michael Hurley -- the… READ MORE >

- 60 days ago
Massive Law Enforcement SNAFU in 'Scott Weiland' Screw Up

'Scott Weiland'
MASSIVE Law Enforcement Screw Up

The Scott Weiland impostor was able to fool 3 BIG law enforcement agencies into believing he was the Stone Temple Pilots front man ... despite the fact he was fingerprinted immediately -- which… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Scott Weiland -- Massive Cop Screw Up In Doppelganger Meth Arrest

Scott Weiland
Massive Cop Screw Up In Doppelganger Meth Bust

Scott Weiland is the victim of a series of screw-ups as well as incredible deception.   Cops now tell TMZ they were WRONG -- the guy who's been in custody for meth possession and burglary for… READ MORE >

- 61 days ago
Scott Weiland -- Stone Temple Pilots BETRAYED Me

Scott Weiland
Stone Temple Pilots BETRAYED ME!

Scott Weiland says he wants millions of dollars as a fabulous parting gift from the lackeys in Stone Temple Pilots who conspired to boot him from the group.TMZ broke the story ... STP sued… READ MORE >

- 506 days ago
Stone Temple Pilots Sues Scott Weiland -- You Torpedoed Our Tour

Stone Temple Pilots
Sues Scott Weiland You Torpedoed Our Tour!

Stone Temple Pilots claims Scott Weiland screwed the band out of millions of dollars and now it's looking forward to a very important date -- in court.The band claims Weiland sabotaged it's 20th… READ MORE >

- 515 days ago
Scott Weiland -- Stone Temple Pilots Lied About Firing Me to Boost Ticket Sales

Scott Weiland
STP Lied About Firing Me To Boost Ticket Sales

Stone Temple Pilots LIED about firing singer Scott Weiland as a publicity stunt ... in order to hype an upcoming concert tour ... so says Weiland, who insists the band is still 100%… READ MORE >

- 600 days ago
Scott Weiland to Stone Temple Pilots -- You CAN'T Fire Me! IT'S MY BAND!!!

Scott Weiland to STP
You CAN'T Fire Me IT'S MY BAND!!!

Stone Temple Pilots front man Scott Weiland says he had NO IDEA his band was planning to fire him today ... but according to Scott, it doesn't matter ... because he can't be fired from a group HE… READ MORE >

- 601 days ago
Stone Temple Pilots FIRE Lead Singer Scott Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots
FIRE Lead Singer Scott Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots has unceremoniously FIRED its lead singer Scott Weiland ... who's been the face of the seminal rock band for more than 20 years.The group released an ominously curt statement… READ MORE >

- 602 days ago
Scott Weiland -- Dazed and Confused on Live Radio

Scott Weiland
Dazed and Confused on Live Radio

Scott Weiland did a bizarre interview (even by his standards) you gotta hear ... because the Stone Temple Pilots frontman sounded so bewildered the DJ asked, "Are we drinking today?"Scott was… READ MORE >

- 1475 days ago

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