Jailed Scott Weiland Impersonator Isn't Scott Weiland, Police Realize One Month Later

Rest easy, Stone Temple Pilots fans. Scott Weiland is a free man.

In fact, he always was!

Published reports suggesting the musician, 46, had been arrested in July for alleged burglary and drug possession turned out to be false this week. The man behind bars is actually a Scott Weiland impersonator – though it took Beverly Hills Police a full month to realize it.

Weekend Wedding Round-Up: Who Tied the Knot?

The summer of love is officially in full bloom.

This weekend, three couples made their romance official: NeNe Leakes and Gregg Leakes; Scott Weiland and Jamie Wachtel; and Narciso Rodriguez and Thomas Tolan.

Scott Weiland Is Married

Congratulations are in store for rocker Scott Weiland!

The former frontman of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver wed photographer Jamie Wachtel, 35, on Saturday night at their Los Angeles home.

“We had the most beautiful, heartfelt ceremony,” says Wachtel, who wore a vintage dress from Paper Bag Princess in Beverly Hills (the groom was outfitted in John Varvatos and their rings were made by Pade Vavra). “We all cried and laughed. Scott and I are over the moon!”

Scott Weiland Released From Jail

Former Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was released from a Van Nuys, Calif., jail Monday evening – less than 10 hours after he turned himself in to police following his DUI conviction.

Weiland, 40, who had been sentenced to serve eight days in jail for the offense – his second DUI – after pleading no contest following a Nov. 11 arrest, was allowed to leave the jail at 6:54 p.m. Monday, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Web site.

Scott Weiland Checks Into Jail

Former Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland checked into a Van Nuys, Calif., jail on Monday to serve eight days for a second DUI conviction.

Weiland surrendered at 8:55 a.m., according to the sheriff’s inmate Web site.

On April 28, the singer was sentenced to the jail term after he pleaded no contest to DUI following a Nov. 11 arrest. He was also ordered to complete an 18-month alcohol education class and pay nearly $2,000 in fines.

Scott Weiland Upbeat Despite Jail Sentence

Scott Weiland isn’t singing the jailhouse blues just yet.

The Stone Temple Pilots frontman, who was sentenced to eight days behind bars for a second DUI conviction on April 28, wrote an upbeat blog entry on his MySpace page just two days afterward.

Scott Weiland Sentenced to Eight Days in Jail

Former Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland was sentenced Monday to eight days in jail for a second DUI conviction following a Nov. 11 arrest.

Weiland, who was not present at the Van Nuys, Calif. court, was represented by an attorney who entered a no contest plea on the singer’s behalf. He was also ordered to complete an 18-month alcohol education class and pay nearly $2,000 in fines.

Velvet Revolver to Search for New Singer Online

Since frontman Scott Weiland parted ways with Velvet Revolver earlier this month, the band has made plans to hold online auditions to replace the troubled singer.

“The band is actually talking about building a Web site in the next month or so and doing some auditions via that,” Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash told Billboard.

MUSIC ROUNDUP: Bruce Springsteen's Keyboardist Dies at Age 58

• Danny Federici, Bruce Springsteen’s longtime keyboardist, died April 17 at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. The 58-year-old E Street Band member had been fighting melanoma for three years. “Danny and I worked together for 40 years – he was the most wonderfully fluid keyboard player and a pure natural musician. I loved him very much … we grew up together,” Springsteen wrote on his website.

Scott Weiland Splits from Velvet Revolver, Reunites with Pilots

Feuds, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll – that’s what rock bands are made of. But not any more for Velvet Revolver, after parting ways with troubled singer Scott Weiland.

“This band is all about its fans and its music and Scott Weiland isn’t 100 percent committed to either,” said Slash, one of four founding band members, in a statement Tuesday. “Among other things, his increasingly erratic on-stage behavior and personal problems have forced us to move on.”

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