Watch Slash’s Tribute To Scott Weiland

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Slash dedicated the Velvet Revolver song “Sucker Train Blues” to his late bandmate Scott Weiland at his New Years Eve show in Las Vegas with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. Slash discussed the recent losses of Lemmy Kilmister and Weiland, “These amazingly talented, fucking original, character driven fucking personalities. We lost them both this year, so we’ll dedicate this one to Scott. It’s called ‘Sucker Train Blues.'”

Setlist:
You’re A Lie
Nightrain
Avalon
Halo
Back From Cali
Wicked Stone
Double Talkin’ Jive
You Could Be Mine
Dr Alibi (Todd Kerns on vocals)
Welcome to The jungle (Todd Kerns on vocals)
My Michelle
The Dissident
Sucker Train Blues
Fall To Pieces
Rocket Queen
Bent To Fly
World On Fire
Anastasia
Sweet Child o’ Mine
Slither

Encore:
Ace Of Spades (Motorhead cover – Todd on vocals)
Paradise City

Members of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver attended Scott Weiland’s funeral last month at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Chris Kushner, the wife of Velvet Revolver guitarist Dave Kushner, discussed the service on Instagram.

“A very sad day when u bury a friend. He was a good man. Don’t believe everything u read. Remember, we were all there.
#velvetrelvolver @slash #officialduffmckagan @davekushner @bigdrums #scottweiland @susanholmesmckagan @aceharper #ripscottweiland”

She later commented, “It was filled w/ love and funny beautiful stories about Scott ”

kodachromegirl commented, “It was really a beautiful service. Good seeing you. Nothing will ever extinguish the way he lit up the stage. I hope he has the found peace he deserves.”

Wildabouts drummer Joey Castillo commented, “He was more than a good man, he was Human…RIP Scotty.”

Velvet Revolver released the following statement following Weiland’s death last week:

We are deeply saddened to learn of the loss of our old friend and bandmate, Scott Weiland. We experience a good chunk of life with Scott, and even in his darkest times, we all had hope and love for him. His artistry will live on, of that, there is no doubt.

Deepest condolences and sadness are for his children, Noah and Lucy. We all travelled around this world together on tour; our band, wives, and kids…and we grew to a big family that still remains to this day.

It’s just so sad and brutal from any perspective.

Rest in peace Scott.

Slash, Duff, Matt, and Dave