Thal previously suggested the group could tour with another vocalist, but he now appears to be clinging on to hope that Weiland could still return to the fold - despite the singer describing it as a "scam".
Thal tells Revolver: "Art Of Anarchy hasn't received any official written communication that Weiland is no longer the lead singer of Art Of Anarchy. There are certain legal steps you'd need to take in order to officially leave a band. We've been offered great touring opportunities with Scott on board even before the record's been released.
"He's still technically in the band, and that all needs to be addressed. We're keeping every option and door open. Aside from Scott, all the band members are on board for getting on stage with this. As for with who - stay tuned." Read more here.
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