Stone Temple Pilots Announce Tour With Chester Bennington
July 15, 2013 at 12:32 PM (PT)
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS guitarist DEAN DELEO made the announcement last FRIDAY (7/12) on syndicated SIXX SENSE WITH NIKKI SIXX that the band will embark on a tour in SEPTEMBER with new singer CHESTER BENNINGTON of LINKIN PARK. DELEO also shared that the band is currently working on their seventh studio album with BENNINGTON, what the recording process has been like and how BENNINGTON came to join the band.
The tour kicks off SEPTEMBER 4th in BETHLEHEM, PA with several NORTH AMERICA dates to follow. Platinum rock band FILTER will be supporting the shows. Pre-sale for VIP packages that include collectible merchandise and a meet & greet with the band are on sale TOMORROW. General admission tickets will go on sale this FRIDAY. JULY 19th at www.stonetemplepilots.com/tour-dates/
STP members DEAN DELEO, ROBERT DELEO and ERIC KRETZ made their live debut with BENNINGTON at KROQ’S WEENIE ROAST in MAY.
Check out NIKKI SIXX and co-host KERRI KASEM's interview with DEAN DELEO at www.sixxsense.com.
Here are the STP tour dates:
SEPT 4 BETHLEHEM, PA @ SANDS BETHLEHEM EVENTS CENTER
SEPT 6 SAYREVILLE, NJ @ STARLAND BALLROOM
SEPT 7 ATLANTIC CITY, NJ @ HOUSE OF BLUES
SEPT 9 BOSTON, MA @ HOUSE OF BLUES
SEPT 10 HUNTINGTON, NY @ PARAMOUNT
SEPT 13 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK @ DOWNTOWN AIRPARK (W/ MOTLEY CRUE)
SEPT 14 NEWKIRK, OK @ FIRST COUNCIL CASINO
SEPT 17 SUNRISE, FL @ BB & T CENTER
SEPT 18 ORLANDO, FL @ HOUSE OF BLUES
SEPT 20 COLUMBIA, SC @ TOWNSHIP AUDITORIUM
SEPT 21 FT MYERS, FL @ SHOCKWAVE FESTIVAL – JET BLUE PARK
SEPT 24 MIDLAND, TX @ LA HACIENDA EVENT CENTER
SEPT 26 TEMPE, AZ @ MARQUEE
SEPT 27 LAS VEGAS, NV @ FREEMONT STREET EXPERIENCE
NOV 1 BILOXI, MS @ HARD ROCK LIVE