Ex-Stone Temple Pilots Lead Singer Countersues Over Ouster

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 2:53 PM EDT) -- Former Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland launched a countersuit in California state court Friday alleging his former bandmates schemed to oust him with trumped-up claims he violated their partnership agreement and seeking to have them barred from performing under the Stone Temple Pilots name without him.

Weiland’s countersuit accusing Stone Temple Pilots’ members Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz of scheming to expel him to seize the band’s fortunes for themselves comes a week after they launched suit in Los Angeles Superior Court...
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