SCOTT WEILAND SAYS LEGAL ISSUES WITH STONE TEMPLE PILOTS ARE SETTLED
As the release of his new album Blaster draws closer, Scott Weiland has revealed that the nearly two-year-old legal dispute with his former band, Stone Temple Pilots, has been settled.
Although he did not get into specifics, Weiland said that both parties have moved on: “It’s settled and everything is behind us now and, you know, I want to have a great time working Blaster and I wish, you know, my former bandmates best of luck and just want to move on forward.”
STP dismissed Weiland in February 2013, claiming that his solo activities and erratic behaviour were detrimental to the band.
The group later sued Weiland, with the singer firing off a countersuit and claiming that they could not use the band name without his involvement.
In the meantime, STP hired Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington as their new vocalist, releasing an EP called High Rise in October 2013. The band is now at work on a new album.
Weiland and his group The Wildabouts will release Blaster on March 31st.