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Stone Temple Pilots were better than Pearl Jam. Nobody was allowed to admit that in the ’90s, when self-seriousness reigned and alternative rock was supposed to be Very Important Business — or rather, A Very Important Indictment Of Business (see: Pearl Jam’s war against Ticketmaster). Plus Scott Weiland made it harder on himself by blatantly… More »

As time-tested album cycles are discarded and abandoned, so too is an artist’s traditional publicity window. In 2013, the best way to stay in the public eye was not to do interviews, but to bicker, troll, and brawl — on Twitter, on TV, or in person. Yes, beef was what’s for dinner in 2013, and… More »

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Drunk Guy Collapses Onstage With Stone Temple Pilots, Is Not Scott Weiland

Based on all the time that Scott Weiland was in the band, the members of Stone Temple Pilots are understandably not all that concerned about…
Tom Breihan | September 14, 2015 - 11:51 am

Scott Weiland Gives Tragic Performance Of Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline” In Texas

Scott Weiland's skills as a rock star are extremely underrated, in part because his long, public battle with drugs and notorious unreliable behavior has eclipsed…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 2:39 pm

Scott Weiland Apologizes For Being An Asshole At Fan Meet-And-Greet

It must be amazing to be Scott Weiland. You spend the better part of two decades pissing away any fan goodwill, and there are still
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2015 - 9:10 am

Hear Pharrell & Scott Weiland’s Previously Unreleased “Happy”

Before the mega-hit "Happy" or the 2008 N.E.R.D. track of the same name, Pharrell Williams worked on a third track called "Happy," this one with…
James Rettig | February 23, 2015 - 6:48 pm

Scott Weiland Or Possible Impostor Announces First Album With The Wildabouts

The biggest Scott Weiland news item of 2014 was when a jailed meth offender who looks nothing like Weiland convinced authorities he was Weiland for…
Chris DeVille | January 6, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Jailed Meth Offender Convinces Cops He’s Scott Weiland For A Whole Month

TMZ reports that Scott Weiland has been in jail for the last month, charged with burglary and felony possession of a controlled substance. The former…
Scott Lapatine | August 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm

Watch The 8-Bit Grunge Medley You Didn’t Know You Wanted

What if all the angst and aggression of grunge were filtered through the sound chips of the very same video-game systems those artists grew u…
Miles Bowe | July 29, 2014 - 10:56 am

Stone Temple Pilots Sue Scott Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots are suing Scott Weiland. The band filed a lawsuit again him on Friday, claiming to have lost millions of dollars on the…
Liz Pelly | May 25, 2013 - 12:52 pm

Chester Bennington Is Stone Temple Pilots’ New Singer

It's genuinely not easy to keep track of the Stone Temple Pilots family tree: The band's instrumental core (brothers Dean and Robert DeLeo and drummer…
Michael Nelson | May 20, 2013 - 10:48 am

Stone Temple Pilots Fire Scott Weiland

I wasn’t aware that the reunion of the ’90s alt-rock radio fixtures Stone Temple Pilots hadn’t already exploded into flaming wreckage, but today we lear…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 12:11 pm

Stone Temple Pilots – “Cinnamon” Video (Previously Unreleased)

A few years ago, Stone Temple Pilots reunited long enough to release a self-titled 2010 album before another Scott Weiland meltdown ended things all over
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2012 - 11:34 am

Weiland Explains XMas LP

What's the deal with this, exactly? That's what we want to know, too. Luckily, The Sudbury Star got to the man himself to ask the…
Corban Goble | November 21, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Scott Weiland – “Winter Wonderland” Video

When Scott Weiland's Christmas Album got announced, it was one of those things that was so easy to make fun of that you kind of…
Corban Goble | November 17, 2011 - 1:39 pm

Hear Scott Weiland’s Christmas Album

Scott Weiland has a Christmas album, you guys! Just in time for the holidays, by which I mean, just in time for Halloween. But, hey,…
Corban Goble | October 21, 2011 - 12:29 pm

Yeasayer + Suckers Cover Alanis, Live, Blind Melon, The ’90s

Williamsburg is a Camel cigarette, the new Bedford Ave. Duane Reade has a wine bar inside of it, the yuppies are part of the firmament.
Amrit Singh | December 17, 2010 - 11:05 am

Weiland Meltdown Prompts Another STP Hiatus

Stone Temple Pilots played the Woodlands in Houston, Texas Sunday night, and it looks like it might be the band's last show for a while.
jessica | September 22, 2010 - 5:27 pm

STP LOL: Lip-Syncing Weiland Falls Off Stage

Scott Weiland fell off the stage at a show in Cincinnati last night, while his "backing track" or perhaps "lead vocal track" kept going. But…
jessica | August 26, 2010 - 6:17 pm

Stone Temple Pilots – “Behind The Lines” Video

Watching this video for "Behind The Lines," with its POV camera and fish-eye lenses, reminds you of Prodigy's "Smack My Bitch Up" clip immediately. Tur…
jessica | May 11, 2010 - 1:56 pm
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