stpBennington Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington have announced they’ll be hitting the road with their new line up. The tour begins September 4th in Bethlehem, PA, with several North America dates to follow. Platinum rock band Filter will be supporting the shows.

Pre-sale for VIP packages that include collectible merchandise and a meet & greet with the band are on sale tomorrow, July 16th at 10:00am. For further info and to purchase VIP packages, go to General admission tickets will go on sale Friday July 19th at

STP members Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz made their live debut with Chester Bennington at KROQ’s Weenie Roast in May. Since their surprise performance, the band has been busy working on new music for an upcoming EP to be released this fall.

In an effort to take control of the way they will be delivering new music in the future, STP will release the upcoming EP via their own label, with distribution through ADA (Alternative Distribution Alliance).

“We’re very ambitious about the future of making music,” said Robert DeLeo. “The process and intention of creating it is so much more gratifying.”

The debut single from the new STP lineup, Out of Time is currently Top 5 at Active Rock radio and climbing fast.

“We’ve been writing new material and visiting songs from our early albums,” says Robert. “ It all feels new again and we’re excited to get out and play a solid set of songs both old and new.”

STP with Chester Bennington (and Filter opening)

Sept 4 Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Events Center
Sept 6 Sayreville @ Starland Ballroom
Sept 7 Atlantic City, NJ @ House of Blues
Sept 9 Boston, MA @ House of Blues
Sept 10 Huntington, NY @ Paramount
Sept 13 Oklahoma City, OK @ Downtown Airpark (w/ Motley Crue)
Sept 14 Newkirk, OK @ First Council Casino*
Sept 17 Sunrise, FL @ BB & T Center (FLA Panthers Event)
Sept 18 Orlando, FL @ House of Blues
Sept 20 Columbia, SC @ Township Auditorium
Sept 21 Ft Myers, FL Shockwave Festival – Jet Blue Park
Sept 24 Midland, TX @ La Hacienda Event Center
Sept 26 Tempe, AZ @ Marquee
Sept 27 Las Vegas, NV @ Freemont Street Experience*

Nov 1 Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Live*
* Filter will not be appearing on this show

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  • Whitesnake on

    I wonder if they will be playing Linkin Park songs on tour as well?

  • Jonathan on

    I missed something here. Is Chester out of LP or is this just a one time thing.

    • DR on

      He’s in both bands still.

  • richman on

    Good for them. Weiland sucks moose cock live. Saw them last summer, what a f@$king looser. They played for 70 minutes and Weiland was slurring his vocalist from the start. A high asshole still thinking he s a rockstar. Go do a TV show with Dr Drew and hook up with Jeff Conaway s ex you big douche.

  • richman on

    It s loser not looser. The moose thing threw me off

  • T on

    Can’t help wonder what classic STP songs will sound like with Chester singing them. Personality aside, Scott ‘s vocals are pretty good on those older records. Maybe they could find a young Filipino Karaoke star to take over when Chester goes back to LP.

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