Stone Temple Pilots and Chester Bennington Announce Tour and EP

As expected, Stone Temple Pilots and Chester Bennington announced their plans to launch a North American tour in September, but they also made the surprising announcement that they will be also be releasing a new EP.

The tour will feature Filter as the supporting act for most of the stops and the trek is set to launch on September 4th in Bethlehem, PA and will conclude on September 27th in Las Vegas, NV.

Stone Temple Pilots will also be performing a show on November 1st in Biloxi, MS at Hard Rock Live and the new trek includes the previously announced September 13th show in Oklahoma City with Motley Crue.

It won't just be a greatest hits tour for STP and their new frontman as they will be following up their debut single together, "Out of Time," with the release of a new EP this fall, which they will be releasing on their own record label.

"We're very ambitious about the future of making music," said Robert DeLeo. "The process and intention of creating it is so much more gratifying."

"We've been writing new material and visiting songs from our early albums," adds Robert. "It all feels new again and we're excited to get out and play a solid set of songs both old and new."

North American Tour
Sept 4 Bethlehem, PA @ Sands Bethlehem Events Center
Sept 6 Sayreville @ Starland Ballroom
Sept 7 Atlantic City, NJ @ House of Blues Showboat
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 (FLA Panthers Event)
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 @ Fremont Street Experience *
Nov 1 Biloxi, MS @ Hard Rock Live *

* Filter will not be appearing on this show

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