STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – CHAPTER ONE: CORE (PART 4)

CORE: TRACK BY TRACK “Scott not being here to celebrate this is a little melancholy,” Robert says. “He had so much to do with contributing to this and he’s not here to enjoy this moment. That’s a little bittersweet for all of us. We’re in the throes of that and going through all this stuff... Continue Reading →

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – CHAPTER ONE: CORE (PART 3)

CORE 25TH ANNIVERSARY SUPER DELUXE EDITION When guitarist Dean DeLeo reflects on the time surrounding the release of Stone Temple Pilots mega-selling 1992 debut, Core, the thing that strikes him is a constant flow of creativity and the sense of togetherness he felt with his bandmates at the time. “We were all really shoulder to... Continue Reading →

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – CHAPTER ONE: CORE (PART 2)

25 Years Ago: Stone Temple Pilots Battle Copy-Cat Claims on ‘Core’, the backlash began immediately. After Stone Temple Pilots released their debut album, Core, on Sept. 29, 1992, the California rockers became equally embraced by some rock fan and reviled by others. Beginning with the lead single “Sex Type Thing,” radio loved STP. Critics largely... Continue Reading →

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – CHAPTER ONE: CORE

“There’s something that doesn’t feel quite right to sit here and talk about Scott. It saddens me that he’s not able to be here and do it himself.” So remarks Stone Temple Pilots guitarist Dean DeLeo, sitting at Yahoo with his bassist brother Robert DeLeo and STP drummer Eric Kretz. They’re discussing the 25th anniversary... Continue Reading →

A COMPLETE BAND REVIEW 2018

Stone Temple Pilots (sometimes abbreviated as STP) is an American rock band from San Diego, California, that originally consisted of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Dean DeLeo (guitar) and Robert DeLeo (bass, backing vocals), and Eric Kretz (drums). From the band's formation in 1989, its line-up remained unchanged until the firing of Weiland in February... Continue Reading →

Peace and Passion on the California Coast

There’s about 2,800 miles of America between the cliffs of Palos Verdes and the coast of Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, and Robert DeLeo has traveled most of them. As the bass player, songwriter and co-founder of Stone Temple Pilots, he has endured 30 years (and counting) of rock ‘n’ roll absurdity, and he’s got... Continue Reading →

TOUR REVIEW – FARM FUR WITH DEAN AND ROBERT DELEO

In summer of 2004 from Joe Walsh called to invite me on a tour with him and his band. Playing with Joe is always guaranteed fun so I accepted the invitation. Robert and Dean DeLeo, (founding members of Stone Temple Pilots) were part of the band for that trip, and a friendship soon developed between... Continue Reading →

VIDEO REVIEW INTO YOUR ARMS – SCOTT WEILAND

Scott Weiland Covers The Lemonheads on Leno Scott Weiland was known for many things throughout his incredible career, such as his impeccable ability to write a melody and his commanding stage presence. What was arguably his biggest strength, however, was his chameleon-like vocal abilities. It’s hard to think of many other singers, if any at... Continue Reading →

SONGS THAT REMIND ME OF MY DAD BY LUCY AND NOAH WEILAND

Sadly, Scott Weiland did not make it to his 50th birthday, dying on Dec. 3, 2015 at the age of 48. But his children managed to mark the occasion this past week by creating a special playlist of songs that reminded them of their father on what would have been the big Five-0. Weiland's 17-year-old... Continue Reading →

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