Stone Temple Pilots On What They Are Looking For In New Singer

(Classic Rock) Stone Temple Pilots have detailed what they're looking for in their new vocalist. Earlier this month the band launched a worldwide search for a lead singer after Chester Bennington left last November. The frontman returned full-time to Linkin Park after finding it difficult to juggle the demands of both projects.

Bassist Robert DeLeo tells Nikki Sixx: "We're all the same age and we all know where we came from. We're looking for that 'thing' that those singers we grew up on had - and still have. He's out there. Or she could be out there. Joan Jett is pretty badass. Lzzy Hale is badass too."

Guitarist Dean DeLeo adds: "We want greatness, male or female. We're looking for that person. This person needs to be special. The word 'lead' means a lot.

"There's a lot of criteria to be met, not only talent-wise, but we want them as a member of the family. It's a big part." Read more and stream the full interview here.

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