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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: "I Still Drink"

Scott Weiland:
'I Still Drink'

Scott Weiland finally admitted to what everyone who watched the AMAs this week already knew -- that he still hits the bottle ... hard.On his way to Vegas, the man who's been in and out of drug… READ MORE >

That Was Fast -- Weiland Out of Jail

That Was Fast
Weiland Out of Jail

Scott Weiland was released from jail at 6:54 PM last night after serving only 10 hours out of his 192-hour sentence. His rehab stints last longer!Weiland turned himself in at 8:55 AM yesterday,… READ MORE >

- 2268 days ago
Scott Weiland Is Going to Jail

Scott Weiland
Is Going to Jail

Rock star Scott Weiland has just been sentenced to 192 hours in county jail for his November DUI arrest. This is Weiland's second DUI offense. He has until May 28 to serve the sentence.Scott, who… READ MORE >

- 2283 days ago
Velvet Revolver: Gravedancing?

Velvet Revolver:
Gravedancing?

Velvet Revolver's frontman Scott Weiland and drummer Matt Sorum don't seem to be getting along well lately, sparking rumors that Velvet Revolver days are coming to an end.Last Thursday night… READ MORE >

- 2318 days ago
Scott Weiland Out of Rehab

Scott Weiland
Out of Rehab

TMZ was in an L.A. County Courthouse this morning as Scott Weiland's attorney told us the troubled rocker has just finished a stint in rehab.Weiland's attorney, Tony Brooklier, says the former… READ MORE >

- 2339 days ago
K-Fed Puts His Reality on Ice for Brit?

K-Fed
Puts His Reality on Ice for Brit?

Kevin Federline, looking to squeeze the last drops of notoriety out of his celebrity rock, had planned to do a reality show on cable. But with Britney on the Crazytown express, the Federleezy is… READ MORE >

- 2363 days ago
Weiland to Fans -- I'm No Choir Boy, So What?

Weiland to Fans
I'm No Choir Boy, So What?

Scott Weiland and Velvet Revolver rocked out in Hollywood last night, and the frontman made a point to remind the crowd that aging rockers are no role models. Uh, Keith Richards? // Weiland, who… READ MORE >

- 2420 days ago
Prosecutor to Scott Weiland: You Were Hopped Up!

Prosecutor to Scott Weiland:
You Were Hopped Up!

Scott Weiland has been charged with driving under the influence of drugs with a prior conviction, and with an allegation that he refused a chemical test as required by law. In a statement from Los… READ MORE >

- 2421 days ago
Weiland Returns to the Scene of the Crime?

Weiland
Returns to the Scene of the Crime?

Two days after TMZ uncovered his arrest for DUI last month, Scott Weiland went into hiding -- by hanging out at Hyde! // TMZ caught the Velvet Revolver frontman leaving the club last night,… READ MORE >

- 2427 days ago
Velvet Revolving Door -- Weiland Arrested Again

Velvet Revolving Door
Weiland Arrested Again

TMZ has learned that rocker Scott Weiland has been arrested, again, for DUI. Shocker, we know.The Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer was driving on an L.A. highway around 6:15 PM on… READ MORE >

- 2430 days ago

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