READING FESTIVAL 1993

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are a pair of annual rock music festivals that take place in Reading and Leeds in England. The events take place simultaneously on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the August bank holiday weekend, sharing the same bill. The Reading Festival is held at Little John’s Farm on Richfield Avenue…

WHERE THE RIVER GOES

A band composition from Stone Temple Pilots first album, this song is about going where life takes you: “I wanna be big as a mountain, I wanna fly high as the sun”. They came up with the riff the first time they jammed with Dean DeLeo, who replaced Corey Hickok on guitar. Dean is five…

TOO COOL QUEENIE

This song was written by Scott Weiland, who at the time refused to comment on it’s subject, but later revealed that it was about Courtney Love, something most fans suspected. The lyrics describe a woman who berates a man in a rock band until he kills himself – a thinly veiled reference to Love and…

HELLO, IT’S LATE

This song was created in the purple era but it was published years after that, there are some complications to state the who is the subject of this song. Scott was married to Janina Castaneda and got divorced in the February, 2000, it is known that Scott was seeing Mary Forsberg already in the 98′…

WONDERFUL

This was written by Scott Weiland and STP bass player Robert DeLeo while the band was on tour. Weiland considered it a love song for his wife at the time, Mary, dealing with the possibility of loss. “‘Wonderful’ has me dreaming about my death,” he wrote in his memoir. “In the next world, I envision…

HOWARD STERN SHOW 1996

Over the past two decades, Scott visited the Howard Stern Show numerous times at different points in his career and always proved to be an incredible guest and talent. “I remember being blown away by how original their music was,” Howard noted. “There was real power in that music”. In Scott’s memory, we look back…

MEMORIES OF CANDLES AND INCENSE

Stone Temple Pilots’ surviving members Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, and Eric Kretz have released an emotional tribute to their late frontman Scott Weiland. In the video, the band listen back to “Atlanta” off of 1999’s No. 4 a video where they spotlight one of Weiland’s most powerful, resounding vocal performances. “Recently the three of us…

HARD TO THE CORE

The Daytona Beach Bandshell is an amphitheatre located at Ocean Avenue, north of the junction of Main Street and Atlantic Avenue. On March 5, 1999, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. On April 18, 2012, the AIA’s Florida Chapter placed the Daytona Beach Bandshell on its list of Florida Architecture:…

ROADIE CHEFS

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 Beatles right through to Bowie, with the heavier aspects of the band…

WESTERLY RANCH 1996

What does it take to create a best-selling album, talent obviously. But what else energy, focus, dreams, luck and maybe a little magic. STP find all of these things and more when they team up with their personal chef Jaime Laurita in a spectacular retreat in the hills above Malibu California mansion rented for 3…

CINNAMON

In 2010, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS reunited and released a new album that, against almost all odds, didn’t suck. In fact, the self-titled LP—their first new studio release in over nine years—was pretty damn good, showing a quartet that sounded more grounded and mature, both musically and mentally. But, still, there are certain things that will…

BEST BUY EDITION

Stone Temple Pilots (2018) is the seventh studio album by American rock band Stone Temple Pilots. It is the second consecutive self-titled album by the band and was released on March 16, 2018. The album is the first to feature lead singer Jeff Gutt, and the first without original singer Scott Weiland, who died in…