Troubled rocker Scott Weiland died of an accidental overdose in December of 2015 while on tour with his band The Wildabouts. In addition to having fronted the Stone Temple Pilots, earlier in the year he’d recorded some tracks with Los Angeles’ Art of Anarchy, a band he’d already written off as a scam by the time he died. Art of Anarchy continued on with another troubled Scott on vocals, Creed’s Scott Stapp.
The band are back with a new album, and Stapp was profiled by GQ about his new band and his sobriety, which he says has lasted for two years now. Stating that Weiland disavowing Art of Anarchy allowed them to reach out to him to join the band, Stapp said that while he was still touring with his solo band, he wound up in he same bus that Weiland died in, and was visited by his ghost: