Scott Stapp

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Scott Stapp

Stapp performing on USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) while under way in the Gulf of Oman on September 24, 2008
Background information
Birth name Anthony Scott Flippen
Born 8 August 1973 (1973-08-08) (age 40)
Orlando, Florida
Genres Hard rock, heavy metal, post-grunge, Christian rock
Occupations Musician, songwriter, record producer, author
Instruments Vocals, guitar, drums, bass
Years active 1994–present
Associated acts Creed
Website www.scottstapp.com

Scott Alan Stapp (born Anthony Scott Flippen, born August 8, 1973) is an American musician. He is the founder and lead singer of the rock band Creed.

He won a Grammy Award with Creed for their 2000 single, "With Arms Wide Open". Throughout his career, he has been involved in many legal troubles and also attempted suicide twice. He credits rapper T.I. for saving his life.[1]

He has since committed himself to sobriety and also shaved his head, which he used to demonstrate his "changed" personality.[2] He was ranked at #68 in the Top 100 Heavy Metal Vocalists by Hit Parader.[3]

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]