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Stone Temple Pilots Postpone Tour Dates to Finish New Album

November 19, 2009 9:12 AM ET

Stone Temple Pilots will spend the rest of 2009 in the studio. Scott Weiland and Co. have postponed the remaining U.S. dates on their tour to get to work on "their highly anticipated record, which will be coming out in the early spring of next year," the reunited band announced on their official Website. As Rolling Stone previously reported, the group has written roughly 18 songs for the album, which will be produced by Don Was.

Scott Weiland backstage and up close: exclusive photos.

Weiland has already promised fans the band will hit the road again for the long haul in support of their new album, their first since 2001's Shangri-La Dee Da. "When we finish the album, there will be a big tour around its release and that will probably be a long tour," Weiland said. According to Blabbermouth, however, the band and Atlantic Records are embroiled in a battle in which STP claims they are free agents and Atlantic insists they're still under contract. So even though the album is expected out in early 2010, legal red tape may hold up its release.

Stone Temple Pilots have four more shows left on their 11-date tour of Canada, including a gig tonight in London, Ontario. All the tour dates that were scheduled after STP's November 24th show in Halifax, Nova Scotia have been deleted from the band's official site.

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