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REAL NAME: Scott Weiland ~ Robert DeLeo ~ Dean DeLeo ~ Eric Kretz
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BIRTHDAYS: Scott Weiland (October 27, 1967 - December 3, 2015) ~ Robert DeLeo (February 2, 1966) ~ Dean DeLeo (August 23, 1961) ~ Eric Kretz (June 7, 1966)
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BIGGEST SINGLE: "Plush" (1993)
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BIGGEST LP: Core (1992)
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GRAMMY AWARDS: 1

 
TIMELINE

Stone Temple Pilotsbutton.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots, consisting of Scott Weiland, Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo, and Eric Kretz, emerged with the 'grunge rock' success of the mid-90s. STP formed originally as 'Mighty Joe Young' in California with Weiland on vocals and Robert DeLeo on bass before changing their name to Stone Temple Pilots and adding Robert's brother, Dean, on guitar and Kretz on drums.

1992...

September
Stone Temple Pilots - Corebutton.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots released Core.

1993... # 73 Singles Artist of the Year

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart for a week with "Plush."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots hit the Top 40 with "Plush."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots won a MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist and were nominated for Best Alternative Video ("Plush").

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Year-End Charts with the Top Album Rock Track ("Plush").

1994... # 61 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots won a American Music Award for Favorite Pop/Rock New Artist.

March
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Stone Temple Pilots won a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance with Vocal ("Plush").

June
Stone Temple Pilots - Purplebutton.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots released Purple.
button.gif (123 bytes) Purple topped the Billboard Pop Albums chart for 3 weeks.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots hit the Top 40 with "Big Empty."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Vasoline" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award including Best Editing.
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Album Rock Tracks chart for 2 weeks with "Vasoline" and 15 weeks with "Interstate Love Song."

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots hit the Top 40 with "Interstate Love Song."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Year-End Charts as the Top Album Rock Tracks Artist and the Top Modern Rock Tracks Artist.

1995...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots were nominated for 2 American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist.

March
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin compilationbutton.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots could be heard on the Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin compilation with "Dancing Days."

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Interstate Love Song" was nominated for 4 MTV Video Music Awards including Best Group Video, Best Hard Rock Video, Best Alternative Video, and Best Cinematography.

1996... # 107 Singles Artist of the Year

March
Stone Temple Pilots - Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shopbutton.gif (123 bytes) Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop was released.

April
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots hit the Top 40 with "Big Bang Baby."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks for a week with "Big Bang Baby."

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks for 4 weeks with "Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart."

1997...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart for a week with "Lady Picture Show." The band was nominated for 2 American Music Awards including Favorite Alternative Artist and Favorite Heavy Metal/Hard Rock Artist.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance ("Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart").

1998...

March
Scott Weiland - 12 Bar Bluesbutton.gif (123 bytes) Weiland released a solo LP - 12 Bar Blues.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was arrested in New York for heroin possession (10 packets). Weiland was in the midst of his solo tour in support of his LP, 12 Bar Blues, at the time of the arrest. Weiland had previously been arrested for drug possession in 1995 and last year.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) A "bench" warrant for Weiland was issued after he failed to appear in court for a second time to face charges of drug possession. After 2 weeks on the "run" from an arrest warrant, Weiland was arrested in L.A. and released on bail a day later. By the end the month, Weiland was not back in court but in rehab in California instead. Weiland's case was adjourned until November while he undergoes treatment.

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland plead guilty to felony heroin possession with a sentence of 3 months at a drug treatment and 3 years probation with random drug testing. Weiland stated he was "...very happy about the opportunity the judge has given me."

1999...

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was back in jail for violating his probation.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was sentenced to a year in jail in California. The judge said in court: "Mr. Weiland has to be punished."

October
Stone Temple Pilots - No. 4button.gif (123 bytes) The next Stone Temple Pilots LP, No. 4, was released.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) No. 4 topped the Billboard Internet Album Sales chart for a week.

2000... # 142 Singles Artist of the Year

August
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots hit Top 40 with "Sour Girl."
button.gif (123 bytes) No. 4 was certified platinum.

September
button.gif (123 bytes) The video "Sour Girl" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Cinematography (Martin Coppen).
button.gif (123 bytes) The video "Sour Girl" was nominated for a Billboard Music Video Award for Best Modern Rock Clip of the Year.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots came in at # 40 on VH1: 100 Greatest Hard Rock Artists.

2001...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Purple was certified 6x platinum.

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance ("Down").

June
Stone Temple Pilots - Shangri-La-Dee Dabutton.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots released Shangri-La-Dee Da.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Shangri-La-Dee Da was certified gold.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was arrested on domestic violence charges in Las Vegas.

December
button.gif (123 bytes) Core was certified 8x platinum.
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was ordered to attend counseling after pleading guilty to domestic battery from the November incident in Las Vegas.

2002...

September
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland ranked # 91 on VH1: 100 Sexiest Artists

2003...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland joined forces with former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan, and Matt Sorum to record soundtrack material for such films as The Hulk and The Italian Job.
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was arrested for drug possession in Los Angeles when cocaine and heroin were found in his BMW. He was soon back in rehab.

August
Stone Temple Pilots - Thank Youbutton.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was sentenced to 3 years probation for the May arrest on drug possession.

October
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was arrested for driving under the influence after being involved in a car accident when Weiland's BMW hit a parked van. He was ordered by a judge into detox immediately for violating probation.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) STP released a hits compilation, Thank You.

2004...

January
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was ordered back into drug rehab.

June
Scott Weiland - Happy In Galoshesbutton.gif (123 bytes) Weiland found success with his new band Velvet Revolver.
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland was sentenced to 3 years' probation with accompanying drug treatment and drug testing, for his DUI offense from last year.
button.gif (123 bytes) At the end of the month, an arrest warrant was put out on Weiland after missing a probation hearing.

button.gif (123 bytes) # 448 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2008...

April 8: STP reunited and toured together for the first time in 6 years.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) Weiland released his solo LP
Happy In Galoshes (Billboard peak: # 97 - Rolling Stone: 3 and 1/2 stars from Rolling Stone).

2010...

April
Stone Temple Pilots - 'Stone Temple Pilots'button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Top Rock Songs chart and Top Alternative Songs chart with "Between The Lines."

May
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots released Stone Temple Pilots.

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots topped the Billboard Top Rock Albums chart, Top Alternative Albums chart, and Top Hard Rock Albums chart with Stone Temple Pilots.

2011...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) Stone Temple Pilots were nominated for a
Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance ("Between The Lines").

2013...

February
button.gif (123 bytes) It was announced that Weiland was 'terminated' from the group.

2015...

  • December 3: Scott Weiland died at the age of 48 in Minnesota while on tour with his band 'The Wildabouts'. He was found in cardiac arrest on the tour bus prior to a performance. A medical examiner report stated Weiland died from a toxic mix of drgus including cocaine, alcohol, and ecstacy.



LPs
Stone Temple Pilots - Core Core
Released: September, 1992
US: 8x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 3
Tracks: "Dead And Bloated" - "Sex Type Thing" - "Wicked Garden" - "No Memory" - "Sin" - "Naked Sunday" - "Creep" - "Piece Of Pie" - "Plush" - "Wet My Bed" - "Crackerman" - "Where The River Goes"
Stone Temple Pilots - Purple Purple
Released: June, 1994
US: 6x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 1 (for 3 weeks)
Tracks: "Meatplow" - "Vasoline" - "Lounge Fly" - "Interstate Love Song" - "Still Remains" - "Pretty Penny" - "Silvergun Superman" - "Big Empty" - "Unglued" - "Army Ants" - "Kitchenware & Candybars"
Stone Temple Pilots - Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop
Released: March, 1996
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 4
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Press Play" - "Pop's Love Suicide" - "Tumble In The Rough" - "Big Bang Baby" - "Lady Picture Show" - "And So I Know" - "Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart" - "Art School Girl" - "Adhesive" - "Ride The Cliche" - "Daisy" - "Seven Caged Tigers"
Stone Temple Pilots - No. 4 No. 4
Released: October, 1999
US: Platinum
Billboard peak: # 6
Rolling Stone review: 3 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Down" - "Heaven & Hot Rods" - "Pruno" - "Church On Tuesday" - "Sour Girl" - "No Way Out" - "Sex & Violence" - "Glide" - "I Got You" - "MC5" - "Atlanta"
Stone Temple Pilots - Shangri-La-Dee Da Shangri-La-Dee Da
Released: June, 2001
US: Gold
Billboard peak: # 9
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Dumb Love" - "Days Of The Week" - "Coma" - "Hollywood Bitch" - "Wonderful" - "Black Again" - "Hello It's Late" - "Too Cool Queenie" - "Regeneration" - "Bi-Polar Bear" - "Transmissions From A Lonely Room" - "A Song For Sleeping" - "Long Way Home"
Stone Temple Pilots - Thank You Thank You
Released: November, 2003
Billboard peak: # 26
Rolling Stone review: 4 stars from Rolling Stone
Tracks: "Vasoline" - "Down" - "Wicked Garden" - "Big Empty" - "Plush" - "Big Bang Baby" - "Creep" - "Lady Picture Show" - "Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart" - "Interstate Love Song" - "All In The Suit That You Wear" - "Sex Type Thing" - "Days Of The Week" - "Sour Girl" - "Plush" (Acoustic)
Stone Temple Pilots - 'Stone Temple Pilots'
Available for download at iTunes
mp3 Available at Amazon.com
Stone Temple Pilots
Released: May, 2010
Billboard peak: # 2
Tracks: "Between The Lines" - "Take A Load Off" - "Huckleberry Crumble" - "Hickory Dichotomy" - "Dare If You Dare" - "Cinnamon" - "Hazy Daze" - "Bagman" - "Peacoat" - "Fast As I Can" - "First Kiss On Mars" - "Maver"
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POP SINGLES DISCOGRAPHY [based on The ARC Weekly Top 40 (listing explanation)
1 Plush
Core
14 10 1993 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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2 Interstate Love Song
Purple
18 6 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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3 Sour Girl
No. 4
32 4 2000 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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4 Big Empty
Purple
34 3 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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5 Big Bang Baby
Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop
36 2 1996 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Sex Type Thing
Core
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  Wicked Garden
Core
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  Vasoline
Core
** ** 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Creep
Core
** ** 1994 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Unglued
Purple
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  Dancing Days
Encomium: A Tribute to Led Zeppelin compilation
** ** 1995 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Trippin' On A Hole In A Paper Heart
Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop
** ** 1996 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  Lady Picture Show
Tiny Music... Songs From The Vatican Gift Shop
** ** 1996 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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  All In The Suit That You Wear
Thank You
** ** 2003 [ LISTEN / BUY ]
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