Watch Stone Temple Pilots’ First Performance Since Scott Weiland’s Death

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Stone Temple Pilots performed in Palos Verdes, CA on Saturday for the first time since Scott Weiland’s death in December 2015. The band reunited with former frontman Chester Bennington for a one off performance, who quit the band in November 2015.

Setlist:
Wicked Garden
Vasoline
Big Bang Baby
Crackerman
Big Empty
Interstate Love Song
Plush
Sex Type Thing
Trippin’ on a Hole in a Paper Heart

Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo criticized the memorializing and glamorization of rock star who die young due to the rock and roll lifestyle in a recent Celebrity Dinner Party interview.

“Rock and roll is unforgiving, it really is unforgiving. If you get caught up in it, it can eat you. It’s kind of like joining the circus, everything’s there. You’ve got the fat lady, it’s all there. You better be tight with yourself, because if you’re not, you’re going to go down a slide, and fall into the mud, and get shot out of a canon.”

He added, “It’s tragic. It’s taken a lot of great people. It kind of pisses me off a little bit when those people get memorialized as this great thing, and it’s like, no, it’s not great. Jim Morrison died at 27. Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, they died at 27. Look how much they could have had to offer.”