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Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington Reveal ‘High Rise’ EP Release Date + Artwork

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There probably isn't a person on Planet Earth who would've guessed that Linkin Park's Chester Bennington would replace Scott Weiland as the singer for Stone Temple Pilots. Now that a few months have passed by to let that reality sink in, Stone Temple Pilots have announced details of the release of their first EP with Bennington, 'High Rise.'

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Scott Weiland Wants Stone Temple Pilots to Buy Him Out

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The legal battle between Scott Weiland and his former band Stone Temple Pilots has played out very publicly throughout the past year after the band fired the former frontman in February and then recruited Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington to join their lineup. Weiland is not about to back down without a fight though, saying that the band will have to buy him out of the "company" in order for him to walk away.

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Scott Weiland Shares His Feelings About Chester Bennington Fronting Stone Temple Pilots

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After his firing from Stone Temple Pilots, it’s not hard to imagine that there may be a bit of bad blood between former STP frontman Scott Weiland and his estranged band. But how does Weiland feel about STP's newly recruited singer Chester Bennington?

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Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington Announce North American 2013 Tour + New EP

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Stone Temple Pilots are not wasting any time putting the wheels in motion with new singer Chester Bennington. The new STP lineup has revealed plans to hit the road this fall, in addition to a new EP to be released on their own label due out around the same time.

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Stone Temple Pilots Rock Out at MusiCares Event; Chester Bennington Lays Out STP’s Future Plans

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Linkin Park's Chester Bennington was the honoree at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit Thursday night (May 30) in Los Angeles, but it was his new association with Stone Temple Pilots that was grabbing the headlines.

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Duff McKagan + Slash To Rock With Revamped Stone Temple Pilots at MusiCares Benefit

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Slash and Duff McKagan will not only be on hand for the 2013 MusiCares Map Fund Benefit this week, but the longtime Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver collaborators will share the stage with Stone Temple Pilots and their new frontman, Linkin Park's Chester Bennington.

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Scott Weiland: Chester Bennington-Fronted Band Is ‘Not Stone Temple Pilots’

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Many music fans were surprised last weekend when Stone Temple Pilots not only played a secret gig with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington as their new singer at the KROQ Weenie Roast in Los Angeles, but also released a new song called 'Out of Time.' But perhaps no one was more surprised than original STP frontman Scott Weiland, who was apparently fired from the band earlier this year.

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Slash Praises New Chester Bennington-Fronted Stone Temple Pilots Song

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The news of Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington replacing Scott Weiland's spot in Stone Temple Pilots has been receiving a ton of buzz since it was revealed during a live performance on May 18. Having also experienced a complex musical relationship with Scott Weiland in Velvet Revolver, Slash offered his two cents on the new STP lineup via Twitter.

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Chester Bennington Confirms Longterm Commitment as Stone Temple Pilots Singer

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Mary Ouellette,

Stone Temple Pilots recently parted ways with singer Scott Weiland (again), leaving a vacant spot center stage that needed to be filled. In an unexpected twist, Stone Temple Pilots stunned an Irvine, Calif., crowd as Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington took the stage with STP to perform an eight-song set Saturday night at KROQ's Weenie Roast. The collaboration would be exciting enough simply as a one-off, but as reported in a new interview, it looks like Bennington will act as Stone Temple Pilots' new full-time singer.

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Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Fronts New Stone Temple Pilots Song ‘Out of Time’

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Recently the three remaining members of Stone Temple Pilots raised a few eyebrows when it was revealed they would be performing at the annual MusiCares MAP Fund benefit. Given that they split with frontman Scott Weiland earlier in the year, there were plenty of questions about who would sing for the band, but those questions were answered Saturday night (May 18) in Irvine, Calif. as Linkin Park's Chester Bennington joined the band onstage at the 2013 KROQ Weenie Roast. The group also took the opportunity to debut a new track called 'Out of Time.'

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