Stone Temple Pilots will release their first album in a decade on May 25, and Tuesday night at New York City's intimate, 550-capacity Gramercy Theatre, the reunited Los Angeles band rocked a 90-minute gig to celebrate.
Singer Scott Weiland (above), guitarist Dean DeLeo, bassist Robert DeLeo, and drummer Eric Kretz ripped through a 17-song set with precision, performing old hits like "Plush," "Interstate Love Song," and "Dead and Bloated," plus four newbies, including "Between the Lines," the raucous lead single off their upcoming self-titled release. Read SPIN.com's complete live review here.
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