By Scott Weiland
The speedy New York Times bestseller: the lead singer of the Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver can provide an exciting memoir of scaling the top of rock stardom, plunging into the chasm of dependancy and incarceration, after which clawing his as far back as the head back and again.
In the early Nineties, Stone Temple Pilots—not U2, no longer Nirvana, no longer Pearl Jam—was the most popular band on the planet. STP toppled such megabands as Aerosmith and weapons N’ Roses on MTV and the Billboard charts. Lead singer Scott Weiland turned an iconic entrance guy within the culture of Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Robert Plant. Then, while STP imploded, it was once Weiland who emerged because the brand of rock celebrity extra, together with his well-publicized drug busts and journeys to rehab.
Weiland has because made a sequence of lovely comebacks, fronting the supergroup Velvet Revolver, liberating solo paintings, and reuniting with Stone Temple Pilots. He has prevailed as a loving, committed father, in addition to a business-savvy artist whose good of creativity is much from empty. Not useless & now not on the market is a difficult rock memoir to be reckoned with—a passionate, insightful, and from time to time funny e-book that reads with impressive narrative strength.