Rocker Scott Weiland has signed a publishing deal with Scribner to release his autobiography.

The Velvet Revolver frontman's book will cover his time in Stone Temple Pilots and his heroin addiction in the mid-1990s, as well as life with his new band.

Weiland his fellow Velvet Revolver bandmates are also due to record a follow up to their 2004 album CONTRABAND.