Though he's learned to never say never in the rock business, Scott Weiland sounds doubtful that he'll do anything with Stone Temple Pilots again. As for his current dealings, Weiland says he's focused on his other band The Wildabouts ... a band you haven't heard about until just now. The original STP singer tells iChill in a recent interview that nobody bought STP with Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington. Weiland says that the few songs Benningtong and other STP members put out sold less than 40,000 units. Weiland says his version of STP has sold tens of millions, as Bennington's band Linkin Park.
Coal Chamber reunites
I know you’ve been itching for some new Coal Chamber, right? Well, the original band is getting back together for a new record. The group just inked a deal with Napalm Records for an upcoming release. Front man Dez Fafara asked the question “how many times do you get a second chance at anything in life?”
New album in October
New to the scene Crobot are preparing for an October 28th release of their full-length album Something Supernatural. Loudwire reports that the band hooked up with Lamb of God producer Machine. Crobot’s Brandon Yeagley said working with Machine was great and there was an understanding where the band was coming from and how to get at their core. Be sure to request the lead single titled “Nowhere to Hide” on QLZ today!
Simmons says learn English
This is one way to piss off an entire fan base … get political! That’s what KISS’s Gene Simmons has done with a recent interview. Simmons was talking with the Huffington Post Monday to promote the band’s upcoming “4th and Loud” reality TV show. After taking some video questions from dissenters telling Simmons and the band to lay down their instruments, the bassist answered questions about immigration where he said he’s an immigrant and has advise for other immigrants – learn to speak GD English. Quote “It is the key that will unlock the keys to the kingdom.” Simmons and crew will be featured in their new reality show “4th and Loud” this week on AMC.
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