News Archive: 2008
updated January 4 2009
Scott Stapp has returned home from the 4-week AFE Tour, but the photos and reviews are still rolling in - check out the new photos from the European leg
, or read reviews from Naples, Italy
and Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
. There's also an interview: Five Minutes with Scott Stapp
. And don't forget to read the conclusion of Zelick's tour blog
Back in Florida, this past weekend Scott and Jaclyn participated in the World Champion Event to benefit needy families. You can read about the event here
, and view a photo shoot from the weekend
. Scott also did an interview with the Sun Sentinal
where he talks about his influences, new music, and the AFE Tour. Finally, we also have two reviews from Scott's private show in Delray - from Rag Magazine
and Palm Beach Night Life
From Sea to Shining Sea
Scott Stapp and the band have gone from the Persian Gulf to the Mediterranean, now on their second part of the Armed Forces Entertainment tour. We have video from the USS Ronald Reagan
, with performances of WAWO and Broken along with an interview. You can also look at new photos from Djibouti
, Camp Buehring
, and Italy
, and definitely check out the amazing shots from Kuwait
, courtesy of WO Steve Lund of the US Army. Thanks so much, Chief Lund!
There's also a print interview with the military publication Stars and Stripes
, and don't miss the great updates we've been getting on the PBF message board
from Scott's bassist, Zelick! He's been keeping us apprised of their adventures overseas, and you can read his posts here
. Also, look at Zel's pics of the trip
Rocking for the Troops
Scott Stapp's tour for American troops has officially kicked off, as you can see from the photo blogs posted on his MySpace
! We've got the photos of Scott and the guys rocking and ...shopping?
You can read a review of the performance aboard the USS Ronald Reagan
! Also, Scott's bassist, Zelick, has been kind enough to keep the message board posted
on their progress - thanks, Zel!
We're also pleased to bring you the second and final part of PBF's exclusive interview with Scott
, following his rehearsal show last week in Delray Beach, FL. He talks about his family, what going overseas means to him, and why he cut his hair! Thanks so much for taking the time to speak with us, Scott!
Hard Rock for the Soul
On September 15, PBF was present as Scott Stapp rocked Delray Beach, FL! We're so proud to announce that this private rehearsal was held to prepare for an 18-show overseas tour, where Scott and the band will play for the American troops stationed in the Middle East and elsewhere. Read the Armed Forces Entertainment article
and view promotional images
. Thank you, Scott, for your support of our brave US troops! We're also thrilled to bring you Part 1 of a brand new, exclusive PBF interview
! Scott discusses his new band and music, and the military tour. There are also photos from Delray
, and you can read reviews on our message board
We'd also like to extend our congratulations to Jaclyn Stapp
, who finished as First Runner Up in the Mrs. America pageant!
Scott Stapp is having a private rehearsal on Monday, September 8 in Delray Beach, FL - and we at PBF are invited! Scott offered a video invitation
to all his fans, but the venue is going to be small and intimate - so to have a chance at tickets, register at scottstappband.com
. You'll notice at the bottom of the form is an area for a PBF Code - if you're a PBF member, you can enter the code, and the first 50 people with that code are guaranteed entry to the show! To join PBF, register at our bulletin board
- the code is in the We're Invited thread
. We look forward to seeing you on the board and in Delray Beach! (this update was later amended to reflect a rescheduled date of September 15, due to the interference of Hurricane Ike.)
Are You Ready?
There's a new video blog up on Scott Stapp's MySpace
, introducing Scott's new band: Alex Bodnar (guitar), Derek Cintron (drums), and Zelick (bass). We also get to see scenes from rehearsal, and Scott hints about a big surprise in the near future! Check out the beautiful, high-quality version of the video blog
that we received!
Birthday Presents for All
On his birthday, August 8, Scott Stapp released a lovely new acoustic arrangement of Broken on his MySpace
. You can download the mp3
, or watch a video of Scott recording
it in the studio! Scott was also recently interviewed
for a new VH1 special, and shares some tales from the road - be sure to check out the video! In other news, Scott's management reports that his album is now due the second quarter of 2009 (thanks, Kim!).
Scott's not the only one at work in his home - his wife Jaclyn, in addition to being a mother, won the Mrs. Florida America crown in June. Congratulations, Jaclyn! Two local news stations spoke with both Scott and Jaclyn - watch the WPTV interview
and the WPBF interview
Running to Stand Still
Our apologies for the delay in updating - sometimes life is just too busy! And we aren't the only ones - Scott's been in the studio, where he recorded something to share with us: listen to Scott Stapp cover U2's "Running to Stand Still"
. He's also been blogging on his MySpace
, sharing his thoughts and a delightful story about Jagger and the Tooth Fairy! We've got his blog entries here
, if you missed them on MySpace.
Scott's also been out on the town with his wife Jaclyn, attending the Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Gala
and the Palm Beach Fashion Week Gala
. We've got the photos and articles so you can see Scott's most recent philanthropic efforts.
Scott Stapp kicked off the new year with a release date for his new album: August 8, 2008! You can get the buzz going early with new Scott Stapp merchandise
, featuring cool new art and Scott's new logo.
Also, don't miss the Christmas goodies, especially Scott's hilarious Christmas video blog
, and the family Christmas card
! The Miami Herald did a Q & A with Scott
, asking him his favorite things about the city. And don't forget to check out a few new photos of Scott
Finally, some housekeeping: Scott's MySpace page
fell victim to some gremlins - everything should be working now, but you may have to re-friend him. And if you've ever wanted to link to a photo or video here on PBF, we now permit direct linking to our images and media. Let's spread the word about our favorite artist!