Stone Temple Pilots Says Ex-Lead Singer Sabotaging Band

Law360, Los Angeles (May 24, 2013, 9:22 PM EDT) -- Rock band Stone Temple Pilots sued its former lead singer, Scott Weiland, in California state court Friday, saying he sabotaged an attempted 20th anniversary tour and used STP’s name and assets to launch a solo tour at the band’s expense.

The lawsuit, which alleges breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and misuse of STP trademarks, comes the same month STP brought on a new lead singer, Chester Bennington of Linkin Park fame. STP plans to record a seventh studio album — its first with Bennington,...
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