SHEPARD FAIREY

Shepard Fairey is an American graphic artist and social activist who is part of the Street Art movement along with other artists including Banksy and Mr.Brainwash. Fairey blurs the boundary between traditional and commercial art through type and image, communicating his brand of social critique via prints, murals, stickers, and posters in public spaces. “Art is not always meant…

STRIPPED

VELVET REVOLVER performed a five-song set as part of “Stripped”, an in-studio performance series created for artists who thrive on performing without the typical studio and video embellishments. VELVET REVOLVER was celebrate New Year’s Eve by performing at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom. The Grammy-winning band’s set will consist of material from their current and…

JAIME LAURITA

“My favorite band to cook for. We were a family“ Jamie Laurita @jaimelaurita On June 19th 2001, Stone Temple Pilots fifth studio album, Shangri – La Dee Da was released to mixed to good reviews. In truth this would prove to be STP’s most experimental record to date, touching on every influence from The Doors and The…

ARMY OF ANYONE

Army of Anyone was a rock supergroup formed by Filter frontman Richard Patrick with two members of rock band Stone Temple Pilots. In addition to Patrick on vocals, the band featured brothers Dean DeLeo and Robert DeLeo (on guitar and bass respectively), and Ray Luzier, formerly of David Lee Roth’s band, on drums. The band released one self-titled album in November 2006, which was well-received, but sold well short of the members’ multi-platinum selling releases of their other…

LIVE AT GRAMERCY THEATER

It was nearing 10:45. Doors had opened almost an hour earlier and the Jimmy Kimmel Live camera crews were coercing sound-bites from the crowds, but after the fourth or fifth call for “30 more seconds of applause guys,” a hail of boos sent the team packing. It was clear this would be the last bit…

NO WAY OUT VIDEO SHOOT

Wanna direct a music video? The Stone Temple Pilots invited over 400 fans to bring their personal video cameras to a one-off concert at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles on Sunday night in order to help the group film its next video for “No Way Out”. The event was part of a KROQ…

JUNIOR BROWN

Four-time Grammy country-rocker nominee, Junior Brown, is regarded as one of the hippest guitar-playing vocalists in music today. His biggest fans include some of the most cutting edge artists in rock and alternative, providing him opportunities to cross the borders of traditional country. He has performed with such artists as the Dave Matthews Band and…

TRL – TOTAL REQUEST LIVE

Total Request Live (known commonly as TRL) is an American television program broadcast on MTV that premiered on September 14, 1998. In Latin America, a version of TRL called Los 10+ Pedidos (The 10 Most Requested) airs daily. The show is hosted by “Gabo” and “Macarena”. The series features popular music videos played during its countdown, and was also used as a promotion tool by…

THIS IS A SONG CALLED PLUSH

The lyrics were inspired, in part, by an unfortunate news story in Stone Temple Pilots’ hometown of San Diego, California about a missing young woman who was later discovered dead by local law enforcement (“And I feel, when the dogs begin to smell her…”). At a concert in Columbus, Ohio on May 17, 2008, lead…

PERDIDA

Things have never been easy for Stone Temple Pilots. Throughout the band’s tumultuous career, STP has somehow managed to persevere, overcoming the hurdles of addiction and copyright litigation and later, the deaths of frontmen Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington. On Perdida, their new acoustic album, STP proves why they’ve had such staying power throughout their career….

BI-POLAR BEAR

Combining the phrases “bipolar disorder” and “polar bear,” Scott Weiland arrived at “Bi-Polar Bear,” which he wrote after he and his wife Mary Forsberg were diagnosed with the condition. Wondering if there was something in their brain chemistry that was causing them to be temperamental and impulsive, they went to a psychiatrist who confirmed the diagnosis. Weiland…

HUCKLEBERRY CRUMBLE

This Seventies-tinged number is a track from American rock band Stone Temple Pilots’ self-titled sixth studio album. Frontman Scott Welland told Spinner UK that for the record the band returned to the same formula they used for their hit albums Core and Purple. He said: “For the most part, Robert and Dean [DeLeo] write the instrumental riffs and then amongst…