He was American songwriter, vocalist and musician. He could create himself like a solo musician and could release two albums, live albums, two cover records jointly with different musicians from 1995. At the start, he was derided by the criticism since his onstage persona become to be known as disorderly and flamboyant. He became additionally to be known as someone who enjoys to alter his vocal style and look. He could be understood to use megaphone while fighting with the substance abuse and fought with the substance abuse. He’s now seen to be most flexible and gifted vocalist. He was rated by Hit Parader to be among the 100 heavy metal vocalists. There were some critics and his supporters began to notice the failing health with the dwindling energy of Weiland. During the tour of 2015 for the record Blaster, he expired and the cause of death was unintentional overdose of drugs while in the tour bus in the town of Minnesota. He was 48 years old. A lot of people offered the assessment of his career and his life and these contained Billy Corgan from The Smashing Pumpkins and David Fricke of Rolling Stone. Some said he was among the three voices with this generation jointly with Layne Staley and Kurt Cobain. When he was five years of age, he took up the name of his step father David Weiland. Scott Weiland was wed to his first wife was Janina Castaneda. They got married in 1994 and they divorced in 2000. He got married again into a model called Mary Forsberg in 2000 and they had two kids together, Lucy and Noah. Scott Weiland was detained due to domestic violence but the couple decided to visit counselling. After they filed to get a divorce, but it failed to push through since they made up instead but divorced ultimately. His autobiography called Not Dead & Not Available, was co-composed by David Ritz.