News

Stone Temple Pilots change their name

Stone Temple Pilots change their name

Chester Bennington performs with Linkin Park in 2012. Photo: WENN/PhotoXpress

The new-look Stone Temple Pilots have slightly changed their moniker as Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington joins the band for upcoming tour dates and record releases.

Bennington joined the group three months ago after his new bandmates fired former frontman Scott Weiland and now the rockers have announced plans to release a new EP as Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington.

High Rise will be released on the band’s own label, Play Pen/ADA, on 5 October, and will include the group’s first single, Out of Time.

Bennington made his STP debut in May at the KROQ Weenie Roast in California. The new-look act will kick off their first U.S. tour at the Sands Casino event center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania next month.

Latest Headlines

in Music

This week’s top rock tracks

Fresh
nickelback

LISTEN: This week's top rock songs, according to the latest Billboard chart.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

Fresh
AP491836413688

A look at some of the biggest hits and best scores this week in sports.

in Music

Pink Floyd warns album ‘not for iTunes generation’

Fresh
pinkfloyd

David Gilmour has warned the band's younger fans they might not enjoy the upcoming album.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

Fresh
mississippi

A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

in Music

Jack White ‘proud’ of ‘Seven Nation Army’ crossover success

jackwhite

The former White Stripes rocker says the track's popularity at sporting events is a huge compliment.