1. Scott Weiland Sentenced To 8 Days In Jail

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scott Weiland, lead singer for the band Stone Temple Pilots, was sentenced on Monday to eight days in jail for drunken driving, a spokesman for the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office said. Scott Weiland, lead singer for the band Stone Temple Pilots, was sentenced on Monday to eight days…

  2. Weiland Recording Solo CD With Steve Albini

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is recording his second solo album with famed indie rock producer Steve Albini and plans to release it in November. Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is recording his second solo album with famed indie rock producer Steve Albini and plans to…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray. 2002 - Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse…

  4. Slash: Velvet Revolver Building Web Site To Audition Singers

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash tells Billboard.com that the band is creating a web site to audition singers. Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash tells Billboard.com that the band is creating a web site to audition singers. The new site will help Velvet Revolver replace Scott Weiland, whose April…

  5. Stone Temple Pilots Rock Houdini Mansion

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The reunited Stone Temple Pilots solidified their summer reunion tour plans last night (April 7) with a brief performance at the former estate of magician Harry Houdini, tucked away in Los Angeles' Ho The reunited Stone Temple Pilots solidified their summer reunion tour plans last night …

  6. Weiland Hits Back At Ex-Velvet Revolver Mates

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A day after the non-singing members of Velvet Revolver announced they were moving on without him, frontman Scott Weiland has responded to the move via a venom-filled statement. A day after the non-singing members of Velvet Revolver announced they were moving on without him, frontman Scott…

  7. Velvet Revolver Boots Scott Weiland

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After feuding publicly for the past two weeks, Velvet Revolver and frontman Scott Weiland have officially parted ways, according to a statement from founding members Slash, Duff McKagan, Matt Sorum an After feuding publicly for the past two weeks, Velvet Revolver and frontman Scott Weiland…

  8. Stone Temple Pilots Plotting Extensive Tour

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The recently reunited Stone Temple Pilots can add a full-fledged summer amphitheater tour to its previously announced U.S. festival dates, Billboard.com has learned. The recently reunited Stone Temple Pilots can add a full-fledged summer amphitheater tour to its previously announced U.S.…

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    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home…

  10. Weiland Pleads Not Guilty To DUI

    March 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scott Weiland pleaded innocent today (March 5) to driving under the influence of drugs, a charge stemming from his November arrest on a Los Angeles freeway onramp. Scott Weiland pleaded innocent today (March 5) to driving under the influence of drugs, a charge stemming from his November…

  11. Stone Temple Pilots Reunite For Ohio Festival

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Stone Temple Pilots reunion first reported here last month will touch down for the first time at the Rock on the Range festival, to be held May 17-18 at Columbus, Ohio's Columbus Crew Stadium. The Stone Temple Pilots reunion first reported here last month will touch down for the…

  12. Slash: Weiland Playing With STP This Summer

    January 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST After Velvet Revolver wraps a spring tour in support of its second album, "Libertad," frontman Scott Weiland will rejoin his former bandmates in Stone Temple Pilots for a handful of summer reunion sho After Velvet Revolver wraps a spring tour in support of its second album, "…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago."…

  14. Weiland Denies Driving Under The Influence

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST Scott Weiland was arrested for driving under the influence of a drug after he crashed his car, but his publicist says it was a minor accident and denies the allegations. Scott Weiland was arrested for driving under the influence of a drug after he crashed his car, but his publicist says it…

  15. Weiland Plans To Write Autobiography

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rock singer Scott Weiland said yesterday (Nov. 18) that he has a publishing deal to write an autobiography, but is feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of chronicling his eventful life to date. Rock singer Scott Weiland said yesterday (Nov. 18) that he has a publishing deal to write an…

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    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2004 - Jam-band juggernaut Phish begins its two-day Coventry festival. It the band's plan to have Coventry be their last show. 2003 - Stone Temple Pilots…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to serenade Griggs in observance of his 27th birthda 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - African author, composer and singer Gnonnas Pedro dies of prostate cancer in a hospital of Cotonou, the capital of the West African country Benin. Pedro, 61, was one of the five singers of pan- 2004 - African author, composer and singer Gnonnas Pedro dies of prostate cancer in a…

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    July 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry dies in Vancouver after battling a chest infection for four months. He is 64. Having begun his career playing folk and jazz in the late 1950s, Baldry w 2005 - British R&B artist "Long John" Baldry dies in Vancouver after…

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