STONE TEMPLE PILOTS: New Year's Eve Footage Available

January 2, 2009

Fan-filmed video footage of STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' December 31 (New Year's Eve) concert at Club Nokia in Los Angeles, California can be viewed below (clips uploaded by "lisapolisa").

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS' singer Scott Weiland, who recently released his second solo album, "Happy In Galoshes", spoke to Edna Gundersen of USA Today about the possibility of a new studio album from STP, the band with which he completed an extensive and highly touted U.S. reunion tour.

"When you commit to a band that big that sold so many records and touched that many people, you can't easily get out of it," he said. "I'm finally on my own, at a place I've wanted to be for so long."

On being gun-shy about band duty, he said, "There's a beauty in being part of a band, when there's equality and trust. But at this phase of my life, I want to write and not have to think about whether a song is going to be a hit. I want to explore the music that inspires me, and I don't want to ape myself.

"I've been saying for a long time that I couldn't see myself shaking my (butt) in leather pants when I'm 40. My goal in STP was to leave an imprint. That was done. I want to move forward and be in control of what I do musically. I have kids, and I don't want to spend my life on the road."

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"Trippin' On a Hole in a Paper Heart":

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