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Scott Weiland died last night at the age of 48, the end of a life defined by rock ‘n’ roll excess at its most triumphant and destructive. In one sense, it’s amazing that a man who lived that hard managed to live this long. On the other hand, I had come to think of Weiland… More »

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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Stone Temple Pilots Reportedly Launching Open Auditions For New Singer

In the years leading up to the death of founding lead singer Scott Weiland, Stone Temple Pilots toured and recorded with Linkin Park frontman Chester
Chris DeVille | February 5, 2016 - 9:50 am
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Watch Former Stone Temple Pilots Bandmates Pay Tribute To Scott Weiland

Two weeks after the drug-overdose death of former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, his estranged STP bandmates have posted a new video that pays…
Tom Breihan | December 21, 2015 - 3:51 pm
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Stone Temple Pilots Release Statement About Scott Weiland’s Death

The three remaining members of Stone Temple Pilots -- Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, and Eric Kretz -- have released a statement acknowledging Scott Weiland's recent
James Rettig | December 4, 2015 - 3:40 pm
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R.I.P. Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland, former frontman for the hugely popular and important alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots, has died. According to a post on his Instagram,…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2015 - 3:40 am
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Watch Joss Stone Temple Pilots Bring “Interstate Love Song” To Jimmy Kimmel’s Mashup Monday

The geniuses at Jimmy Kimmel Live may never run out of pun-based combinations for their Mash-Up Mondays musical-guest series. Last week, the show brought back…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2015 - 9:41 am
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Jimmy Kimmel’s Next Mashup Monday Is “Joss Stone Temple Pilots”

Jimmy Kimmel's series of "Mash-Up Mondays," where he brings together two artists in a punny fashion, is well on its way this season. Last Monday's…
Grace Birnstengel | November 8, 2015 - 3:16 pm
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Scott Weiland Claims Chester Bennington Has Left Stone Temple Pilots

UPDATE: It's confirmed. Rolling Stone reports that Bennington has left Stone Temple Pilots to focus full-time on Linkin Park, his main band. Both Bennington and…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2015 - 2:09 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 up…
Miles Bowe | July 29, 2014 - 10:56 am
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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
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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
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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 learn…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 12:11 pm
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