He established himself as a solo artist as well, releasing three studio albums, two cover albums, and collaborations with several other musicians throughout his career.
Though derided by critics early in his career, Weiland's onstage persona was known as being flamboyant and chaotic; he was also known for constantly changing his appearance and vocal style, his use of a megaphone in concert for vocal effect, as well as his battles with substance abuse.
After two days of rehearsal, the line-up played its debut gig at The Troubadour on June 6. In November 1991, Izzy Stradlin abruptly left the band; he was replaced by Gilby Clarke of Kill For Thrills.
October 27, 1967 – December 3, 2015) was an American musician, singer and songwriter.
"You can ask Duff about sex, substance abuse, Axl Rose and his near-death experience after his pancreas burst.
But he can't talk about his fund-management company right now."If that sounds an unusual instruction before an audience with one of rock's foremost hell-raisers, then Duff Mc Kagan, bassist with Guns N' Roses when the band carved a new chapter in debauchery, is no ordinary rock star.
In 1986 Weiland met bassist Robert De Leo at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California.