Stone Temple Pilots to Record New LP

I don’t know about you, but I’m pretty f*%$#n’ excited for this.

via Spin Magazine

In 2008, San Diego alt-rockers Stone Temple Pilots ended a five-year split and reunited for a massive U.S. tour, kicking off with a rockin’ extravaganza at Harry Houdini’s old Hollywood mansion. And then the magic really started to happen: the quartet began jamming during sound checks and soon had an album’s worth of demos.

This May, STP — singer Scott Weiland, bassist Robert DeLeo, guitarist Dean DeLeo, and drummer Eric Kretz — will return with a new yet-to-be titled album, their first since 2001’s Shangri-La Dee Da. To get the 411 on how the recording process was coming, we rang up the main songwriting force behind the band: the DeLeo Bros.

Here the siblings discuss the hardships and awards of reuniting, Wii bowling, Weiland’s sobriety, and the ’60s vibe of STP’s upcoming album. “If [fans] are expecting another ‘Plush,’ they are going to be let down,” says Dean DeLeo.

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