Stone Temple Pilots’ Big Banging Reunion Plans Seem Just A Bit Premature

Apr 22nd, 2008 // 16 Comments

stpppp.jpgWeiland and the DeLeo brothers haven’t even played the first show on their 2008 comeback tour yet, but that hasn’t stopped bassist Robert DeLeo from mouthing off to Billboard about the band heading back into the studio to milk their current detente for all it’s worth record another album. “I think new material will come probably after this tour. I think the whole thing now is kind of getting back and re-acclimating ourselves to the songs that we know. I think that’s gonna make for a better atmosphere and better performances … instead of doing a new record.” Well, who knows, maybe all their problems back in the day stemmed from being cooped up in a studio together for too long. (See? Positive thinking!) I shouldn’t rain on their honeymoon-after-the-second-marriage parade–instead, I should just hope that they don’t get inspired by the retro atmosphere of the tour to write new songs like “Plush,” but that they do get re-inspired by “Big Bang Baby,” because that song is still awesome:

Stone Temple Pilots – Big Bang Baby [YouTube]
Stone Temple Pilots Hope To Hit Studio Post-Tour [Billboard]

  1. Lucas Jensen

    Still sounds like Redd Kross.

  2. Audif Jackson Winters III

    How about “Sex Type Thing (Too)?” “Vaseline (And On And On)?”

  3. Ned Raggett

    @Audif Jackson Winters III: “Vaseline (And On And On)?”

    You have ruined Orbital for me forever.

  4. Chris N.

    “Bigger Emptier”!

  5. BigRicks

    “Interstate Drug Binge”

  6. NeverEnough

    @BigRicks: “Interstate Drug Trafficking”?

  7. Anonymous

    Big Bang Baby does rule.

  8. Elijah-M

    Stone Temple Pilots < Pearl Jam as The Alarm < U2.

  9. Dead Air ummm Dead Air

    Eight Caged Tigers?

  10. neworiginals

    “Lady Picture Double Feature”

  11. Anonymous

    Even Less Memory Than Before

  12. Clevertrousers

    @Elijah-M: Heheheh… Alarm jokes always make me laugh…

    The Alarm < U2 as U2 < The Clash.

    Oh yeah, STP always sucked the high hard one = date rape music for jocktards with goatees.

  13. Thierry

    “Downer”? “Months of the Year”?

  14. El Zilcho!


  15. Halfwit

    @Clevertrousers: So… you’ve only ever head “Sex Type Thing”?

  16. Chris N.

    And didn’t get it, apparently.

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