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The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016

Stone Temple Pilots Reunite With Chester Bennington for One-Off Charity Show

On Saturday night, Stone Temple Pilots performed in California with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington briefly resuming his frontman duties for the band, their first full…
Brennan Carley / March 28, 2016

Stone Temple Pilots Are Keeping Their Name Because ‘If This Was Scott’s Band, It’d Have Been Run Into the Ground By 1998′

Stone Temple Pilots are going to continue playing music under their moniker with a new lead singer following the death of Scott Weiland, though the…
James Grebey / February 10, 2016

Stone Temple Pilots Will Officially Search for a New Singer

According to some sleuthing by the folks over at Alternative Nation, Stone Temple Pilots will soon announce the search for a new lead singer. Following the…
Brennan Carley / February 5, 2016

Remember When Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, and Duran Duran Covered David Bowie on ‘MTV Unplugged’?

In late November 1993, the planets aligned and something uncanny happened: Three different MTV Unplugged tapings in two days, unbeknownst to each other, all contained David…
Dan Weiss / January 11, 2016

Scott Weiland Remembered by Stone Temple Pilots Members and Third Wife Jamie Weiland

Stone Temple Pilots have done a lot to remember their fallen ex-lead singer, Scott Weiland, who died earlier this month of an overdose. Just this week,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2015

Watch Stone Temple Pilots’ Touching Scott Weiland Tribute Video

Stone Temple Pilots have shared a moving tribute to their late bandmate, Scott Weiland, who died earlier this month of a drug overdose near Minneapolis. The tribute,…
James Grebey / December 21, 2015

Scott Weiland Died from Accidental Overdose of Cocaine, Ethanol, and MDA

Scott Weiland died earlier this month of an accidental overdose of cocaine, ethanol, and methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA), according to an official report from the Hennepin County Medical…
James Grebey / December 18, 2015

Scott Weiland’s Death Prompts Substantial Sales Bump for Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver

Scott Weiland's tragic passing at the age of 48 has sparked massive sales spikes for the bands that he fronted, according to Billboard. Songs by…
Colin Joyce / December 15, 2015

Police Search of Scott Weiland’s Tour Bus Reveals Numerous Suspected Drugs

Correction: An early version of this post called Viagra a painkiller. It has been amended. New information obtained from a police search of Scott…
James Grebey / December 10, 2015

Police Found Cocaine in Scott Weiland’s Tour Bus Bedroom

Police have discovered cocaine in the tour bus bedroom where Scott Weiland was found dead on Thursday night, according to Rolling Stone. Reports characterize the…
Colin Joyce / December 4, 2015

Stone Temple Pilots Issue Statement on the Death of Former Frontman Scott Weiland

The members of Stone Temple Pilots have shared a statement on the death of former frontman Scott Weiland, who left the grunge group for the…
James Grebey / December 4, 2015

Billy Corgan Mourns the Death of Scott Weiland

The Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan has joined the cavalcade of voices mourning the death of Scott Weiland. A day after the former Stone Temple Pilots…
Colin Joyce / December 4, 2015

Stone Temple Pilots’ ‘Interstate Love Song’ Was One of the Best Songs of the ’90s

You probably don't need us to tell you that Scott Weiland, who died last night at age 48 following cardiac arrest, was different than the…
Andrew Unterberger / December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland Died in His Sleep of Cardiac Arrest

Former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland died at the age of 48 last night, and now the musician's cause of death has been revealed.
Brennan Carley / December 4, 2015

Scott Weiland Has Died

Update: Reports claim that Weiland died in his sleep of cardiac arrest. Former Stone Temple Pilots/Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland died in his sleep…
Dan Weiss / December 4, 2015

Joss Stone Temple Pilots Make ‘Mash-Up Mondays’ Debut With ‘Interstate Love Song’

Stone Temple Pilots are in the market for a new lead singer, and while 21st-century soul singer Joss Stone is hardly the most obvious choice,…
Andrew Unterberger / November 10, 2015

Chester Bennington Announces Split With Stone Temple Pilots

Linkin Temple Pilots, we hardly knew ye. Chester Bennington, famed Linkin Park frontman and replacement singer for Stone Temple Pilots since 2013, has announced that…
Andrew Unterberger / November 9, 2015

Scott Weiland’s Wildabouts Prep ‘Blaster’ Debut Album

Scott Weiland has some exciting news to share, and no, it doesn't involve his criminal doppelgänger. The former Stone Temple Pilots frontman just announced that he and…
Rachel Brodsky / January 6, 2015

Your Labor Day Weekend Playlist: The 100 Best Alt-Rock Songs of 1994

As Labor Day Weekend approaches, the summer's last barbecues and beach parties find themselves wanting for the perfect soundtrack. SPIN has you covered with our "100…
Brennan Carley / August 29, 2014
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