publication date: Thursday, December 30, 1999 (part of Round VII)

category: Music

clue: This stoned pilot can really weil those tunes.

explanation: Weiland was the singer for the alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots. The word "weil" plays with his last name. more…

solved by: Matthew Preston, Aaron Fischer, and Kelly Hardie

trivia: Though officially a celebrity for his status as a singer, Weiland was also well known for his on-again, off-again heroin addiction.


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