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Tag Archives: Scott “Wino” Weinrich

The Obsessed return, headed to studio

Posted by on March 2, 2016

As the founder of The Obsessed, Scott “Wino” Weinrich is pretty much the godfather of doom metal. His subsequent bands, Saint Viuts, The Hidden Hand, Spirit Caravan, Shrinebuilder and his solo project have borne that out. And while he’s had plenty of success with his subsequent projects, and The Obsessed have even reunited to play […]

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Black Label Society taking Unblackened on the road

Posted by on February 11, 2015

The 2013 release of Unblackened by Black Label Society was an acoustic album, recorded live at a one-off show in LA. Now the band is finally taking the album on the road. The performance will also include music from Zakk’s solo album, Book of Shadows and his 90s band Pride & Glory. Wino will be providing support. Said Zakk Wylde of the upcoming tour: […]

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QOTSA, Saint Vitus members form Royale Daemons

Posted by on January 12, 2015

In the ’70s, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry were known as the “Toxic Twins” for their excessive drug and alcohol use. They’ve since cleaned up and made music that wasn’t as amazing (puns!) as their early material, but now there might be a new duo to replace them. We’re talking about Scott “Wino” Weinrich […]

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Wino issues statement on meth arrest

Posted by on November 18, 2014

Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich has made a statement through Decibel Magazine about his recent arrest in Norway and subsequent deportation. He was caught with 11  grams of methamphetamine on November 9th when crossing the Norweigan border. Said Weinrich in his statement, “After several productive year of sobriety, the rigors of almost nonstop touring and life’s circumstances led […]

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Wino was caught with 11 grams of meth

Posted by on November 13, 2014

When Saint Vitus frontman Scott “Wino” Weinrich was sent back to America yesterday after being arrested and detained for possession of illegal substances, it was unclear what he had and how much of it. Well, according to a Norwegian newspaper, Wino was caught at the Norwegian border with 11  bags of methamphetamine. That’s a hell […]

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Vista Chino Drummer Brant Bjork’s Top 5: Stoner Rock And Metal Bands

Posted by on August 5, 2013

If anyone can be considered an expert of weed-inspired music, it’s Brant Bjork. Not only was he the time keeper behind seminal stoner rockers Kyuss, but continues the tradition with Visto Chino (also featuring his Kyuss bandmate John Garcia). In anticipation of the group’s debut album Peace, out September 3 via Napalm Records, we asked […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Comeback Albums Of The 2000s

Posted by on June 11, 2012

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. There’s a lot at stake for a band that’s been out of the public eye for years or simply experienced their fair share of bad luck. In some cases, those said bands have already been written off by many as hopeless […]

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Saint Vitus Release New Video For “Let Them Fall”

Posted by on April 4, 2012

On May 22, fans will get to hear Saint Vitus’ Lillie: F-65, their first album of new material since disbanding in 1996 and first with singer Scott “Wino” Weinrich since 1990’s V. Yesterday, though, the doom metal legends gave fans a taste by premiering a new music video for the song “Let Them Fall” over […]

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Saint Vitus Sign To Season Of Mist

Posted by on November 8, 2011

It’s been announced today that Saint Vitus has signed a new recording deal with Season Of Mist. The label will release the doom metal pioneer’s first studio album since disbanding in 1996, and first to feature singer Scott “Wino” Weinrich since 1990’s V, in early 2012. Guitarist Dave Chandler had the following to say about […]

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New & Noteworthy, March 8th – Mask of Sanity

Posted by on March 8, 2011

It’s still fairly early in 2011, but already this year and during the second half of last year, we’ve seen a number of metal musicians taking steps to better themselves and their lives by gaining control over their addictions to drugs and alcohol, and helping their bands to become in the process. Most notable among […]

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