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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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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. Turns…
jessica | May 11, 2010 - 1:56 pm

Stone Temple Pilots – “Between The Lines”

Hole and Stone Temple Pilots both played SXSW this year, perhaps working some deep, deep viral marketing for Hot Tub Time Machine, or perhaps not.
jessica | March 22, 2010 - 5:19 pm

Scott Weiland Covers The Smiths

Scott misses Cleveland and, it seems, vintage Smiths. The Deluxe Edition of "Happy" In Galoshes includes a second disc housing this cover of "Reel Around…
brandon | December 15, 2008 - 10:12 am

New Scott Weiland Video – “Missing Cleveland”

Scott Weiland may be Happy In Galoshes, but that doesn't mean he isn't "Missing Cleveland" (and the snow). Whereas the video for the Bowie-esque "Paralysis"…
brandon | December 11, 2008 - 9:19 am

Stream Scott Weiland’s Happy In Galoshes

You’ve heard Scott “Paddington Bear” Weiland’s second solo album in bits and plenty of pieces, but now a week before its release (11/25), you can…
brandon | November 19, 2008 - 10:26 am

New Scott Weiland Video – “Paralysis”

Stone Temple Pilots visited New Orleans over the weekend, remembering the '90s for the benefit of Voodoo Music Experience attendees. Their reunion tour wraps up…
Scott Lapatine | October 27, 2008 - 3:13 pm

New Scott Weiland – “Crash”

Scott Weiland’s taken a break from political prognostications to add the swooning trance-a-holic “Crash” to the list of Happy In Galoshes songs we’ve heard. It…
brandon | October 27, 2008 - 9:39 am

Scott Weiland Offers Two Cents On The Election

It’s unclear if we should be taking election advice from someone who has trouble standing up, but at his official website under the header “Somewhere…
brandon | October 24, 2008 - 9:35 am

New Scott Weiland – “Paralysis”

The ever troubled Stone Temple Revolver singer lets the internet in on some sounds from his (partially) Steve Albini produced solo record today. According to…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2008 - 5:57 pm

Scott Weiland Solo Album Out This Fall

The STP frontman is barely able to pilot himself across a stage, but Billboard reports his second solo album Happy will be out 11/18 via…
brandon | September 3, 2008 - 9:59 am

Scott Weiland Is Still In Bad Shape

As we continue documenting the downfall of grunge's old guard, it's worth noting Scott Weiland's still a mess. Velvet Revolver might be reduced to joining…
brandon | August 4, 2008 - 10:18 am

Spacehog Frontman Joining Velvet Revolver?

With Scott Weiland out the door and on STP tour, Slash & friends are reportedly going to replace Mr. Reliable with Royston Langdon, the dork…
brandon | July 30, 2008 - 2:45 pm

Scott Weiland Goes A Long Way To Suggest Drugs Aren’t Good For You

No sooner do we mention Amy Winehouse's return to form in Lisbon than Scott Weiland reminds us about his own wobbly self. Looks like the…
brandon | June 2, 2008 - 4:56 pm

Stone Temple Pilots Bring Kimmel Some Reunited Rock, While Scott Weiland Feels Axl’s Pain

Last night the gods of '90s-era modern rock radio wept a tear of happiness when the newly reunited Stone Temple Pilots performed "Vaseline" and didn't…
Amrit Singh | May 2, 2008 - 1:12 pm

Scott Weiland Preps For Albini-Produced Double LP, Autobiography, Prison

It feels like we've typed the words "Scott Weiland" more times in the past month than during the height of the grunge era. Fair enough,…
brandon | May 1, 2008 - 9:25 am

Bob Dylan, Chuck Berry Join Usual Suspects For Virgin Fest 2008

Some details leaked a few weeks back, but now you can peruse the full line-up for Virgin's Baltimore stop and decide whether to shell out…
Scott Lapatine | April 28, 2008 - 11:15 am

Velvet Revolver Looking For Talent … Online

After Scott Weiland was very publicly kicked to the curb and decided to focus his considerable energies on the Stone Temple Pilots reunion, we had…
brandon | April 21, 2008 - 9:46 am

CNN Interrupts This Special Campaign Coverage To Bring You An Update On The Stone Temple Pilots Reunion

If you didn’t believe it before you’re late to the party: CNN’s got all the News America Trusts on STP’s reunion via video package interview…
Amrit Singh | April 16, 2008 - 9:11 am