Scott Weiland Reacts To Chester Bennington Replacing Him in STP

08/01/2013
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(Classic Rock) Scott Weiland insists that he holds no grudge against Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington for replacing him in Stone Temple Pilots after the band fired him.

STP fired their original frontman earlier this year, and later sued him. In May they unveiled their first track with Linkin Park's Bennington on vocals, and they're now gearing up for the release of an EP alongside a US tour.

But Weiland – who returned to STP after being fired by Velvet Revolver in 2008 – says he has no problem with his replacement. Blabbermouth reports him saying: "I've known Chester for a long time. I got to be pretty close to him on the Family Values tour. I don't think Chester did it in a spiteful way."

He does hint that he's less happy with former bandmates Dean and Robert DeLeo, reporting: "The brothers DeLeo… they can be very persuasive." more.

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