It turns out the man arrested for meth was impersonating Scott Weiland, and the police fell for it.
In a response to a TMZ article claiming Weiland had been arrested for possession of meth, Weiland himself has recorded a video statement proving his freedom.
Former Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland was reportedly arrested four weeks ago for methamphetamine possession. However, it turned out it was an impersonator.
In a new interview, Scott Weiland says that people aren't buying into Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington as the frontman.
Scott Weiland recently offered that he'd like to return to Velvet Revolver for some "easy money" shows, but Slash says the band is still seeking a replacement.
Scott Weiland has revealed in a new posting that he's begun writing on the road for his next solo album.
The legal battle between Scott Weiland and his former band Stone Temple Pilots has played out very publicly throughout the past year after the band fired the former frontman in February and then recruited Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington to join their lineup. Weiland is not about to back down without a fight though, saying that the band will have to buy him out of the "company" in order for him to walk away.
Stone Temple Pilots and their troubles with vocalist Scott Weiland came to a head when the band fired him earlier this year. Then, the band made one of the most interesting lineup changes in rock history by recruiting Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington as STP's full-time frontman. In a new interview, Banana 101.5 in Flint, Mich., spoke with Robert and Dean DeLeo about their singer situation, new music and more.