BARBARELLA

“Barbarella” was based on a comic strip that was serialized in a French men’s magazine in the early 1960s, created by artist Jean-Claude Forest. When the collected strips were published as a stand-alone book in 1964, a scandal ensued when it was deemed pornographic even though it was, at best, slightly erotic. The book caught…

DECADES ROCK LIVE

At first glance, the guest stars that joined Cyndi Lauper for her Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino concert would surprise many. Shaggy? Ani DiFranco? The Hooters? Pat Monahan? Scott Weiland?!. But those following the singer’s career know that she long ago left behind the flaming hair, flamboyant secondhand shop wardrobe and bouncy pop that…

ATLANTA

A haunting ballad written in Atlanta, this song is about Scott Weiland’s first wife, Janina Castaneda, and the end of their relationship – they were going through a divorce at the time that was finalized in 2000. Scott’s vocal is reminiscent of Jim Morrison of The Doors. They got married in 1994, just as STP…

STP BEST BUY EDITION

Losing two singers in such a short period is really one of the biggest tragedies in rock history, to see STP come back with a new album with some really triumphant sounding songs is powerful especially on the first few listens. Scott and Chester’s spirits are definitely felt throughout the album. The album kicks off…

SHANGRI-LA DEE DA DOCUMENTARY

Stone Temple Pilots filmed a behind-the-scenes documentary as they recorded the LP in their beach villa-turned-recording studio. “It set out to be like a modern-day ‘Let It Be,’” Chapman Baehler, the film’s director, said Thursday (April 5, 2001), referring to Michael Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 Beatles documentary. The film follows singer Scott Weiland, guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist…

HAPPY IN GALOSHES

“Happy” in Galoshes is the second solo album by Scott Weiland. Weiland, known for his roles as the lead singer in Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, released his first album, 12 Bar Blues in 1998. Ten years later, “Happy” in Galoshes served as the official follow-up. Two versions have been released, a single disc…

BUT NOT TONIGHT

Scott Weiland performed a cover version of the DEPECHE MODE song “But Not Tonight” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”. The song is off of the Not American Teen Movie Soundtrack (which features a ton of great 80s covers). Scott Weiland’s autobiography, “Not Dead & Not For Sale”, was released on May 17 via the Simon &…

HAPPY

Yes, there is a song by Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver) along with Pharrell Williams (N.E.R.D.) which is called exactly as the Pharrell worldwide hit, but dating back a long time before. While Weiland is concerned about the upcoming release of “Blaster”, debut of Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts, someone commented indicating that there…

SCOTT WEILAND IN VANCOUVER

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS/ex-VELVET REVOLVER singer Scott Weiland and his solo band performed an acoustic set for 99.3 The Fox radio station at the Armoury Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on May 18, 2009. STONE TEMPLE PILOTS have begun announcing new summer tour dates, the band’s first since ending their six-month 2008 reunion tour at…