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Stone Temple Pilots: Plush and Interstate Love Song

Here is the beginning of the Wikipedia entry for the Stone Temple Pilots.

Stone Temple Pilots (often abbreviated to STP) is an American rock band from San Diego, California that consists of Scott Weiland (lead vocals), brothers Robert DeLeo (bass guitar, vocals) and Dean DeLeo (guitar), and Eric Kretz (drums, percussion).

After forming in 1986 under the name Mighty Joe Young, the band signed with Atlantic Records and was forced to change its name to Stone Temple Pilots. STP found immediate success in 1993 after releasing their debut album Core (1992), and went on to become one of the most commercially successful bands of the 1990s.[1] The band released four more studio albums: Purple (1994), Tiny Music… Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop (1996), No. 4 (1999) and Shangri-La Dee Da (2001) before separating in 2003, after which the band members partook in various projects, most notably Velvet Revolver and Army of Anyone. STP eventually reconvened in 2008 for a reunion tour, released a new self-titled album in 2010, and have been actively touring since. (Continue Reading…)

Here is the band’s site, an exhaustive fan site and a listing of at least one fan’s take on STP’s top ten songs. Plush, above, was first on this list. Interstate Love Song, below, was tenth.

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