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Stone Temple Pilots

Formed: 1992 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo, Eric Kretz, Scott Weiland
Biography: Stone Temple Pilots were able to turn alternative rock into stadium rock; naturally, they became the most critically despised band of their era. Accused by many critics of being nothing more than ripoff artists who pilfered from Pearl Jam, Soundgarden, and Alice in Chains, the bandmates nevertheless ...Read full biography
Released: 1994
Label: Atlantic Records
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Stone Temple Pilots had hits with Core, but they got no respect. They suffered a barrage of savage criticism and it must have hurt, since their second effort seems a conscious effort to distinguish themselves ...Read full review
No. 4
Released: 1999
Label: Atlantic Records
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It would be tempting to scour No. 4, Scott Weiland's reunion with Stone Temple Pilots, for insights into his troubles, yet the group consciously avoids this throughout the album. That's for the best, since ...Read full review