SOURCE: Atlantic Records

September 04, 2009 12:29 ET

Scott Weiland Launches Clothing Line With Live Performance at Wasted Space at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 4, 2009) - Scott Weiland, legendary lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots, performed live at Wasted Space at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on September 2nd to promote the launch of his new men's clothing line, Weiland for English Laundry.

He arrived for the red carpet dressed head-to-toe in designs from his new line and performed songs from his solo album, '"Happy" in Galoshes,' as well as a couple Stone Temple Pilots classics for a packed crowd at Wasted Space.

Weiland for English Laundry, a collaboration with English Laundry designer, Christopher Wicks, debuted at the MAGIC trade show during the week. The collection features rock-inspired wovens, vests, t-shirts, pants, hats, ties and scarves. Weiland for English Laundry blends the classic style and high quality of English Laundry with the design flare of the iconic, fashionable STP front man.

About Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland has become one of the music world's most highly respected and prolific artists. As the front man for Stone Temple Pilots, Weiland has remained a dominant force in rock music since the group's inception in 1992. STP's 2008 reunion tour re-cemented the group's standing as one of the most successful rock groups of all time, and their impressively extensive and top-selling catalog, including five studio albums and countless hits, has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide. In 2004, Weiland became front man for rock super-group Velvet Revolver and lead the group to achieve both critical and commercial success.

Weiland most recently released his second solo album, '"Happy" in Galoshes' on November 25, 2008 via the artist's label Softdrive Records and distributed by New West Records/RED/SONY. The release was produced by Scott Weiland and Doug Grean (Velvet Revolver, Sheryl Crow, Crystal Method) with select tracks recorded by Steve Albini. The album also features several guest appearances including Adrian Young, Tony Kanal and Tom Dumont of No Doubt and Gary Beers from INXS. The release comes on the heels of Stone Temple Pilots highly successful reunion tour. Scott Weiland kicked off the release with a slew of high-profile TV appearances on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The American Music Awards. www.scottweiland.com

About Rock and Roll Religion

Headquartered in Los Angeles, Rock and Roll Religion, owned by designer Christopher Wicks, is the parent company of brands including English Laundry, Fender®: The Clothing Collection, Jimi Hendrix: The Experience, and DaVinci. Wicks, a child of the sixties in Manchester, England, has always drawn his influences from rock and roll icons such as The Rolling Stones and The Sex Pistols. www.globalrebels.com

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