I know you think it’s because of drugs, and I’m sure it partially is, but it’s also been said that Scott is a huge diva narcissist who never shows up anywhere on time…
Most recently, the three vocally challenged Pilot members wrote that they had “officially” fired Weiland on their website, just one day after he insisted the rumors of a break-up were “all hearsay.”
Weiland responded with a statement of his own, revealing that he didn’t know what had happened until he read about it in the news on Feb. 27.
I learned of my supposed “termination” from Stone Temple Pilots this morning by reading about it in the press. Not sure how I can be “terminated” from a band that I founded, fronted and co-wrote many of its biggest hits, but that’s something for the lawyers to figure out. In the meantime, I’m looking forward to seeing all of my fans on my solo tour which starts this Friday.
It’s true that they can’t tour successfully without him, but unfair to assume that they can’t survive. They’ll probably just go back to Talk Show like they did in 1997. Or they could hire Chris Cornell.