SCOTT WEILAND Inks Publishing Deal To Write Memoir

MTV.com is reporting that former STONE TEMPLE PILOTS and current VELVET REVOLVER frontman Scott Weiland has just inked a publishing deal with Scribner to write his memoir, which will include stories about his rise to rock stardom, his battles with drugs, and his life now that he's sober.

As previously reported, VH1 Classic will tape an episode of "Decades Rock Live!" dedicated to Weiland on August 18, 2006. The show, which will take place at Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Trump Taj Mahal, will feature VELVET REVOLVER and STONE TEMPLE PILOTS together on the same stage for the first time.

The "Decades Rock Live!" series is a collection of tributes to artists who have shaped and influenced music over the past several decades, generally including artists the guest of honor picks as influences and more modern acts that have been influenced by the honoree.

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