Was the quarterback of his high-school football team and aspired to play at Notre Dame, where his father had played. Met future Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo at a Black Flag concert, where they discovered they were dating the same woman. Performed with surviving members of the Doors in a 2000 episode of VH1's Storytellers. Founded the independent record label Softdrive Records in 2006. Collaborated with fashion mogul Christopher Wicks on the men's clothing line Weiland for English Laundry, which launched in early 2009.