Former GUNS N' ROSES Bassist Makes An Appearance At SCOTT WEILAND's Arraigment

Former GUNS N' ROSES bassist Duff McKagan appeared at the Burbank division of Los Angeles Superior Court Monday (June 2) to offer his moral support to STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman Scott Weiland during the singer's arraignment on charges of drug possession. Check out pictures from Wire Image.

As previously reported, Weiland recently cut two songs with McKagan and fellow ex-Gunners Slash (guitar) and Matt Sorum (drums) and was widely believed to be the top candidate to land the lead singer slot in what's currently dubbed "THE PROJECT".

The band, which also includes ex-LOADED/WASTED YOUTH guitarist Dave Kushner, recently contributed a cover of PINK FLOYD's "Money" to the soundtrack of director F. Gary Gray's remake of the 1969 British crime comedy "The Italian Job". Meanwhile, an original song by the group, titled "Set Me Free", has been selected to appear in the upcoming film adaptation of "The Hulk" as well as on the accompanying soundtrack. The soundtrack, due on June 17, originally consisted only of the music score by Danny Elfman, but a deal struck two weeks ago will make "Set Me Free" the only vocal song to appear on the Decca/UMG CD.


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