"There's more to be revealed and more to be told," Scott Weiland has said about recording a new album with Stone Temple Pilots. "The story's not finished." Those quotes date back to April 2008, when STP first announced plans to reunite to tour and record new music. The band has managed to keep it together since that initial tour, but there's been no sign of a new STP album. That is, until now. Weiland talked to Spinner recently about the prospects of the band's first album since 2001's Shangri-La Dee Da, and vowed that STP will get to work on the new LP once they're off the road.
"When we finish the album, there will be a big tour around its release and that will probably be a long tour," Weiland said. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported in May that STP already had 18 songs written and that producer Don Was would be working on the LP. After that "long tour," Weiland told Spinner he'd also get to work on his next solo album, the follow-up to 2008's "Happy" in Galoshes.
The reunited band wrapped up their tour of the U.S. on October 25th and will next head to Canada for a trek that concludes November 24th in Nova Scotia. After that, two more shows are on the schedule, including a New Year's Day show in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and then it's studio time for Weiland and STP. Check out the band's remaining tour dates:
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Nov. 7 - Victoria, BC @ Save on Foods Memorial Centre
Nov. 9 - Kelowna, BC @ Prospera Place
Nov. 11 - Edmonton, AB @ Shaw Conference Centre
Nov. 14 - Regina, SK @ Brandy Centre
Nov. 15 - Winnipeg, MB @ MTS Centre
Nov. 19 - London, ON @ Labatt Centre
Nov. 21 - Kingston, ON @ K-Rock Centre
Nov. 23 - Moncton, NB @ Moncton Coliseum
Nov. 24 - Halifax, NS @ Halifax Metro Centre
Dec. 29 - Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Live
Jan. 1 - Thackerville, OK @ WinStar Casino
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