LATEST: STONE TEMPLE PILOTS singer Scott Weiland has been named as the new vocalist for the band featuring former GUNS N' ROSES members Slash, DUFF McKAGAN and Matt Sorum.

The rocker has already worked with the PROJECT on upcoming tracks for movies The Hulk and The Italian Job and now he has beaten out former SKID ROW star Sebastian Bach to become the group's permanent frontman.

He says, "I'm in the band. We signed the contract."

The first thing the group are going to do is rename themselves RELOADED, according to Weiland. A full-length album is

expected next year.

14/05/2003 21:16