On Friday, Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland will be launching a new solo tour where he’ll be performing tracks from the band's first two albums: 1992’s Core and 1994’s Purple . The singer says that he's wanted for quite some time to do a special tour to honor the albums.
"Originally, it was an idea I came up with for STP for the anniversary of Core to do the Core album in its entirety," Weiland tells MLive.com . "The rest of the guys didn't want to do it. I talked to the guys in my solo band, The Wildabouts , and they were totally into it, as were the promoters. It worked out."
Weiland adds that he’s also about halfway done making a new solo album with The Wildabouts. "This is something where the new album is more of a rock 'n' roll album, as opposed to more of the sort of outside-the-box artistic sonic adventures that we've gone on in the past,” he explains. "The record that we're making, hopefully will attract more of the STP and Velvet Revolver fans. I think it will also help that we're doing this tour this way."
A title and release date for the album has yet to be revealed.
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