Albums Revisited: Stone Temple Pilots’ Core Turns 25: Looking back on STP’s blockbuster (yet polarizing) début album ahead of its 25th anniversary deluxe reissue. “Overnight success” is an often offensive term when describing a band. No group gets it together their first night out. It’s the incubation process that counts, and some bands get an […]
RIP Scott Weiland: His 25 Best Songs: remembering the late singer and lyricist with this ultimate playlist of songs from Stone Temple Pilots, Velvet Revolver and his solo material. On December 4th, the news broke that former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland died in his sleep at the age of 48. The saddest part of this announcement to […]
SXSW Review and Analysis: Scott Weiland at the Parish, March 21, 2015. Today marks a special milestone with SLIS: here’s our first full length post from a contributor other than myself, my good friend Dave Dierksen, who gives a refreshingly honest appraisal and commentary of Scott Weiland’s SXSW showcase. Enjoy! I have a SXSW playbook […]
Stone Temple Pilots ‘Purple’ Turns 20; STP’s sophomore album celebrates 20th anniversary on June 7th. There are plenty of rock bands whose commercial success is diametrically opposed to being critically reviled. Taste is always subjective, but Stone Temple Pilots, at their peak, were perhaps the most unfairly biased, even if their subsequent decline, owed much to […]
The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2 Okay, here we are for the 2nd installment of the 40 vocalists that deserve far more credit then they’ve been given by the music industry at large. If you missed part 1, catch up here. I’ll have Youtube links to specific songs highlighted in […]
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