the most kick-ass band ever. led by frontman scott weiland, brothers robert and dean deleo and eric kretz. all joined forces as mighty joe young in 1987. long story short, had to change their name and got a record deal in 1992 with atlantic records. went on to produce 5 flawless albums but broke up in 2001 because of turmoil with atlantic and each other. got back together in 2008 for a tour. a new album is rumored to be in the works.