Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington Announce U.S Date

artist: Stone Temple Pilots date: 07/10/2013 category: music news
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Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington Announce U.S Date
Stone Temple Pilots have announced that they will be headlining the inaugural Rockwave Festival at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida, on September 21st, AntiMusic reports.

The band will be fronted by Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who replaced Scott Weiland earlier this year. Alongside Stone Temple Pilots, the festival will features such acts as Jane's Addiction, Filter, Anberlin and Beware of Darkness.

Scott Weiland recently filed a countersuit against his former band, demanding compensatory damages in excess of $5 million. Weiland's complaint claims that his former band conspired against him:

"How do you expel a man from a band that he started, named, sang lead on every song, wrote the lyrics and was the face of for 20 years, and then try to grab the name and goodwill for yourselves? You don't, but three of the instrumentalists from the band 'Stone Temple Pilots' (the 'Band') tried."

STP had initially filed a suit against Weiland for "blatantly violating his duties" and "attempting to sabotage the band."
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