Turns out Stapp is actually joining Art of Anarchy – one of the supergroups fronted by STP's original singer, the late Scott Weiland.
Stone Temple Pilots
During a break from Stone Temple Pilots in 1998, the late Scott Weiland unveiled a carnivalesque solo debut that marked his creative peak.
In some ways, STP's experimental 1996 album could be considered the true swan song of the late Scott Weiland – and he realized it, too.
Guitarist Dean DeLeo has opened up about Stone Temple Pilots' search for a new singer and the death of the band's original frontman Scott Weiland.
The remaining three members said, “No one will ever ‘replace’ Scott. The intent is for Stone Temple Pilots to continue on, to evolve and to do what we do… make music!"
The afterlife of Scott Weiland is already shaping up to be as turbulent as his life.
Artists like Scott Weiland, Lemmy Kilmister and Camera Obscura's Carey Lander left us in 2015, but their music will live on forever.
The band perform an early version of "Hollywood Bitch" in a 37-minute recording from STP's rehearsal for 'Saturday Night Live.'
The surviving three members of the band listen to "Atlanta" from their 1999 album 'No. 4,' which bassist Robert DeLeo says represents when "Scott was truly at his best."
A medical examiner in Minneapolis revealed the former Stone Temple Pilots frontman died of a "toxic mix" of cocaine, ethanol and MDA.