Stone Temple Pilots 'Fire' Scott Weiland, according
to Slash -
Stone Temple Pilots have sacked their frontman
Scott Weiland, according to
Slash, who believes this to be the main reason
behind Weiland talking up a potential Velvet
Earlier this year Weiland, who returned to the outfit in 2008
after being dismissed by his Velvet Revolver
bandmates, performed with VR at a charity show for the family of a
close friend, which subsequently led to Weiland claiming the band
had begun writing new material.
However, on hearing the news Slash said
"He's out of his mind."
Asked by radio station 93X why
Weiland recently said the time was right to get back with VR, the
"That's because he got fired from STP."
"these things always catch me by surprise too - I always
find out about it through the media and I'm on the road in another
country. I start hearing all this stuff and then I inquire within,
and that's what I was told."
In Issue 11 of
Guitar Interactive Magazine Gi's Jamie
Humphries met Slash for an exclusive
interview in which he discussed his most recent album release,
'Apocalyptic Love.' We also feature an in-depth
Slash-inspired masterclass in which we demonstrate
how you can nail that Slash-signature tone at
an affordable price.