Posts Tagged ‘Stone Temple Pilots’

The Sleigher: Scott Weiland, “Winter Wonderland”

HO-HO-WHO: Scott Weiland has been a staple of modern rock radio for the better part of two decades, first with Stone Temple Pilots and then in the Slash-aided supergroup Velvet Revolver. In a move both baffling and easily rationalized (“Bowie did it, man”), Weiland has become the latest grunge-era crooner to try his hand at [...]

Download: Kokayi’s “RoxTar”

The last time we heard from Kokayi, he and fellow D.C. natives Tabi Bonney and Alison Carney had written, recorded, and performed "Higher Stars" in one day. This time, Kokayi goes at it alone on "RoxTar," a genre-blending, mind-splitting, pop-rock fusion that pays homage to his favorite rock bands, and dispels any myth that black [...]

Morning Roundup: ‘Gondry Not Gaga For Gaga’ Edition

Morning, readers.
*First things first: Pomplamoose's fantastic cover of Lady Gaga's "Telephone":

*Michel Gondry, best known for directing inimitable music videos for everyone from The Rolling Stones to Björk, puts himself on the line by going against the masses, saying that he is "not interested" in Lady Gaga. Gaga's newest release, "Telephone," is [...]

No, Scott Weiland, I Will Not Drink From the Naked Fountain

No matter how you approach it critically, Scott Weiland's sophomore solo album "Happy" in Galoshes sounds phoned in. From the uninspired and uninspiring acoustic guitar on "Killing me Sweetly" to the arena-rock shit-fest "Missing Cleveland" (Who knew Cleveland was a city worth missing?), "Happy" is just plain bad.
As an STP fan–I loved Sarah Michelle Gellar [...]