1. Green Day's Mike Dirnt, Cody Simpson, Scott Weiland Rock Rachael Ray's SXSW Feedback Party

    March 21, 2015 6:56 PM EDT The lure of free food won out over the inconvenience of rain and mud as TV's Rachael Ray hosted her eighth annual Feedback food and music party at South By Southwest on Saturday (March 21) at Stubb's Barbeque. Despite intermittent rain throughout the six-hour, free and open…

  2. Revisionist History, Valentine's Day Edition: Captain & Tennille Crunches Aerosmith, Van Morrison Boots Lulu

    February 14, 2015 1:31 PM EST Few would argue that on Valentine's Day, love conquers all. In the world of Billboard Hot 100 Revisionist History, however, that might just be the other way around. When each year's No. 1 song from 1958 through 2003 is re-calculated to reflect more current barometers of popularity -…

  3. Scott Weiland Premieres New Songs at Sundance

    January 23, 2015 10:00 PM EST Scott Weiland treated a packed house at the ASCAP Music Cafe at the Sundance Film Festival to half of the dozen songs that appear on his first album with his new band the Wildabouts. Due March 31, the songs from the album Blaster are no-nonsense, straight-ahead rock tunes that owe debts to…

  4. O.A.R., Scott Weiland & More to Play Sundance Film Festival

    January 16, 2015 9:50 PM EST O.A.R. will close out ASCAP's eight-day Music Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival from June 23 to 30. Scott Weiland , who will be premiering new material from his March 31 release Blaster , violinist Lindsey Stirling , John Fullbright , Allen Stone , recent Elektra signing PPL MVR…

  5. Jessie Ware, Courtney Barnett, Ben Kweller on SXSW's First Round Artist List

    October 22, 2014 11:05 AM EDT Courtney Barnett , Carl Barat and The Jackals , Ben Kweller , The Big Pink , Jessie Ware and Scott Weiland and The Wildabouts will all be headed to Austin, Texas, in March for the South by Southwest Music Conference and Festival, the annual industry gathering announced Wednesday.  SXSW…

  6. Update: Scott Weiland Not in Jail, Says 'TMZ Will Hear From My Attorneys'

    August 22, 2014 9:25 AM EDT Despite a Wednesday night report from TMZ, Scott Weiland was not arrested for meth possession and has not been sitting behind bars for four weeks. Weiland himself debunked the claim in a video posted on Facebook , calling TMZ's report "a nice piece of fiction," telling his…

  7. Stone Temple Pilots Return to Billboard 200 With New Singer, EP

    October 18, 2013 7:30 PM EDT After charting eight previous albums with Scott Weiland as its lead singer, alt rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots return to the Billboard 200 -- but without its former lead singer. This time, they are joined by a new frontman -- and a very famous one at that -- Chester Bennington of Linkin…

  8. Stone Temple Pilots Announce 'High Rise' EP

    August 29, 2013 3:17 PM EDT Three months after adding Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington to the group, alt-rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots announced on Thursday that they'll release a five-song EP next month... under a slightly altered moniker. Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington will release "…

  9. Scott Weiland on His STP Replacement: ‘I Don’t Think Chester Did It In a Spiteful Way’

    August 01, 2013 9:00 AM EDT Though there's certainly no love, or legalities, lost between Scott Weiland and the other founding members of Stone Temple Pilots, the singer bears no ill will towards his replacement, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington. "I've known Chester for a long time. I got to be…

  10. Duff McKagan on Walking Papers, Velvet Revolver's Future and Scott Weiland's 'Situation'

    July 26, 2013 10:30 AM EDT Song Premiere: Listen to "A Place Like This" By Walking Papers, McKagan's new supergroup with Screaming Trees drummer Barrett Martin Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver alumnus Duff McKagan wasn't necessarily looking to join another band when he signed on to be…

  11. Scott Weiland Weds Photographer Jamie Wachtel

    June 23, 2013 11:50 PM EDT Scott Weiland is a newlywed. The former Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver frontman married photographer Jamie Wachtel on Saturday at their Los Angeles home, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. "We had the most beautiful, heartfelt ceremony," Wachtel told People of the…

  12. Scott Weiland Countersuing Stone Temple Pilots

    June 03, 2013 4:40 PM EDT Scott Weiland is filing a $7 million countersuit against his fellow co-founders of Stone Temple Pilots, claiming they do not have the legal right to remove him from the band and asking a judge to bar their use of the name going forward. "How do you expel a man from the band that he…

  13. Chart Highlights: Stone Temple Pilots Make Return Flight To Rock Radio

    May 27, 2013 5:00 PM EDT The band is back with its first chart entry since 2010 - and with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals. Plus, new No. 1s for Daft Punk, J. Cole and Banda Carnaval Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs,…

  14. Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

    February 27, 2013 11:37 AM EST Scott Weiland has been fired from the Stone Temple Pilots, the alternative rock band he has fronted since 1986, the group announced in a one-line statement on Wednesday. No other information has been given on the termination and a rep for the band has not responded at press time. The band&…

  15. Soundgarden Record First Song in 15 Years for 'Avengers' Soundtrack

    March 27, 2012 11:30 AM EDT The May 1 album's full tracklisting also features Buckcherry, Bush, Rise Against and more alt-rock Grunge icons Soundgarden will release their first new song in 15 years for the soundtrack to Marvel's upcoming "Avengers" film. The group's last album was released in…

  16. Slash Talks Solo 'Freedom' & GNR's Possible Rock Hall Reunion

    November 04, 2011 2:25 PM EDT 'With Guns 'N Roses, There's Really No Guessing Exactly How It Will Go' Slash is predicting an April release for his next album, which he describes as "killer" and is being recorded with the same Myles Kennedy-fronted band he took on tour to promote 2010's …

  17. Scott Weiland Honors 'The Golden Era' on Christmas Album

    November 01, 2011 5:30 PM EDT Bing Crosby , Burl Ives , Jose Feliciano and... Scott Weiland? OK, the Stone Temple Pilots frontman may not be the first name you think of when it comes to Christmas music, but with the release of "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year," Weiland assures us that his holiday credentials…

  18. Stone Temple Pilots Halt Tour as Scott Weiland Needs 'Vocal Rest'

    September 15, 2011 11:27 AM EDT One year after scrapping a dozen dates on their 2010 reunion tour, Stone Temple Pilots have postponed the final four dates of their summer 2011 tour due to singer Scott Weiland needing "immediate vocal rest." On their official Facebook page , the band explains that Weiland recently…

  19. Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Eminem Top 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 22, 2011 11:00 PM EDT Veteran rapper Eminem and teen pop sensation Justin Bieber dominated the 2011's Billboard Music Awards, each taking home a total of six official awards. There was a six-way tie for second place between Rihanna , Lady Gaga , Usher , Taylor Swift , Mumford & Sons and Taio Cruz , who…

  20. Beyonce To Be Honored by Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Bono at 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 21, 2011 2:25 PM EDT B eyonce will receive an all-star tribute when she is honored with the Billboard Millennium Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, which will air Sunday night (May 22) on ABC at 8-11pm ET/PT from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Among the luminaries saluting the first lady of R&…

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