STONE TEMPLE PILOTS EMBARK ON CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH RIVAL SONS
LOS ANGELES (May 3, 2019) – Today, two indelible forces of rock – Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons – announced they will embark on their first ever co-headlining U.S. tour this fall. Produced by Live Nation, the exclusive 12-city outing will kick off September 13th in Baltimore and see the two bands performing on intimate stages across the states including The Met Philadelphia, Ford Amphitheater in New York City, The Fillmore New Orleans and more, before wrapping October 9th in San Diego. Please see full itinerary below.
Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning today at 12pm local time at LiveNation.com.
Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons will join forces for the first time ever on what is sure to be an unforgettable run of dates through September and October. Dean DeLeo of STP says, “We are thrilled about this tour and grateful to share these upcoming shows with Rival Sons. A great band! They don’t make them like this anymore. Looking forward to seeing all of you!”
The tour will include full sets from each band bringing an unforgettable show fans would only expect from two of the best live bands in music today. “We’re delighted to share the stage with the DeLeo brothers and STP! Not to mention performing together in some really great venues,” says Scott Holiday of Rival Sons. “These guys wrote some of the soundtrack to my childhood…and it’ll be killer to watch and listen to ‘em hit these gems every night!”
Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons 2019 Tour Dates:
DATECITYVENUEFriday, September 13, 2019Baltimore, MDMECU PavilionSunday, September 15, 2019Asbury Park, NJStone Pony Summer StageThursday, September 19, 2019Philadelphia, PAThe Met PhiladelphiaSunday, September 22, 2019New York, NYFord Amphitheater at Coney Island BoardwalkWednesday, September 25, 2019Chicago, ILAragon BallroomFriday, September 27, 2019Detroit, MIMichigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill*Sunday, September 29, 2019New Orleans, LAThe Fillmore New OrleansTuesday, October 01, 2019Houston, TXRevention Music CenterThursday, October 03, 2019Irving, TXThe Pavilion at Toyota Music FactorySunday, October 06, 2019Las Vegas, NVThe Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las VegasTuesday, October 08, 2019Phoenix, AZComerica TheatreWednesday, October 09, 2019San Diego, CACal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre at SDSU
*Stone Temple Pilots not performing
About Stone Temple Pilots
With over 70 million albums sold, Stone Temple Pilots roared on to the scene in 1992 with their raucous debut, Core. A breakout success, the album peaked #3 on the Billboard 200 chart, and dominated radio waves with hits like “Sex Type Thing,” “Wicked Garden,” and the Grammy-Award winning smash single, “Plush.” STP quickly distinguished themselves as a band beholden to no trend. Boasting the inimitable riffs of guitarist Dean DeLeo, the propulsive rhythm section of bassist Robert DeLeo and drummer Eric Kretz, and the charismatic baritone of frontman Scott Weiland, STP ruled airways, video playlists and charts alike over their legendary career. The band released their seventh studio album, Stone Temple Pilots (2018), their first with new lead singer, Jeff Gutt. The debut single “Meadow” from the self-titled album, channels the gritty guitars and swaggering rhythms that STP is known for, and reached top 5 at rock radio. All Music Guide states, “They haven’t lost their knack for hook-heavy hard rock that wedges its way into the subconscious.”
About Rival Sons
Rival Sons – Jay Buchanan (vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Dave Beste (bass guitar), and Mike Miley (drums) – are currently celebrating the recent release of their acclaimed Low Country Sound / Atlantic Records debut LP, FERAL ROOTS. Produced by GRAMMY Award-winner Dave Cobb at Nashville’s famed RCA Studio A, and the equally legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL, FERAL ROOTS features the #1 Rock Radio hit “Do Your Worst.” The track was hailed by Rolling Stone as “a relentless rocker with a gritty verse spearheaded by a sinister lead guitar riff and thumping drums. The track takes a deft turn when it hits the chorus, forgoing out-and-out guitar bombast for rousing gang vocals with singer Jay Buchanan leading the charge.” “In all its mood and style, FERAL ROOTS exudes a delicious instrumental blend of rock,” declared Consequence of Sound, while Glide Magazine affirmed, “Rival Sons clearly brought their A game with (FERAL)ROOTS,” adding Rival Sons are “an obvious choice as a challenger for today’s greatest rock and roll band.” The primal intensity of FERAL ROOTS reflects a certain unrest at the heart of the album, pushing beyond pure survival instinct with hope for something more exalted: to reclaim a long-diluted genre with a galvanizing return to form. FERAL ROOTS is available now via Low Country Sound/Atlantic Records.
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