Scott Weiland

Hometown San Jose, California
Died Dec 3, 2015
Death Place Bloomington, Minn...
Religion Roman Catholic
Height 5' 11" (180 cm)
Nationality American
Alma Mater Orange Coast Coll...
High School Edison High Schoo...

Scott Weiland is an American musician, lyricist and vocalist. During a career spanning three 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.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on October 27, 1967.


1986 18 Years Old In 1986 Weiland met bassist Robert DeLeo at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California. … Read More


1994 26 Years Old Weiland married Janina Castaneda on September 17, 1994, but the couple divorced in 2000.
1995 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1995, Weiland formed the alternative rock band The Magnificent Bastards with session drummer Victor Indrizzo in San Diego. … Read More


1998 30 Years Old While STP went on hiatus after the release of Tiny Music, Weiland released a solo album in 1998 called 12 Bar Blues. … Read More
2000 32 Years Old 1 More Event
He married model Mary Forsberg on May 20, 2000. … Read More
2002 - 2003 2 More Events
2005 37 Years Old 1 More Event
…  The song "Slither" also won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance with Vocal in 2005, an award Weiland had won previously with STP for the song "Plush" in 1994.
2007 39 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007 Dean DeLeo discussed with Weiland an offer from a concert promoter to headline several summer festivals. … Read More


2008 40 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 20, 2008 Weiland revealed at Velvet Revolver's show in Glasgow that this would be the band's final tour. … Read More
2009 41 Years Old Weiland went on tour in early 2009 to promote the album.
2011 43 Years Old 1 More Event
On August 30, 2011, Weiland released a covers album, A Compilation of Scott Weiland Cover Songs, exclusively through his website. … Read More
In a November 2012 interview with Rolling Stone, Weiland said he foresaw 2013 being a busy year for him and his solo band, now called The Wildabouts.
2013 45 Years Old 1 More Event
Weiland's solo tour "Purple at the Core" with his backing band, now branded as The Wildabouts, commenced in March 2013 with pop/rock band MIGGS as the opening act.
2014 46 Years Old In June 2014, in an interview with San Diego radio station KBZT, Weiland revealed that his debut album with his new band The Wildabouts, titled Blaster, would be released in November 2014. … Read More
2015 47 Years Old In January 2015, Weiland was announced as the singer of a new band, along with Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, John Moyer, Jon Votta and Vince Votta entitled Art of Anarchy, with an album set to release in Spring 2015. … Read More
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