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Linkin Park Don't Care About Sell Out Gripes


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Linkin Park ''don't care'' if people think they've sold out.

The US rockers - who will release their seventh studio album, 'One More Light', later this month following a three-year absence - are not interested in critics of their current, more poppy, sound and don't think people should read too much into it.

Frontman Chester Bennington said: ''We were asked, 'What do you think of people who say you sold out?' I don't care.

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Chester Bennington at Warner Music Group's Celebration of the 59th Annual Grammy Awards held at Milk Studios - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th February 2017

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Linkin Park, Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington - Rock on the Range Heavy Metal Music Festival, Mapfire Stadium, Columbus, OH, USA on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at Mapfire Stadium - Columbus, Ohio, United States - Sunday 17th May 2015

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Linkin Park, Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda - Rock in Rio Lisboa held at Parque da Bela Vista - Day 3 - Performances - Lisbon, Portugal - Friday 30th May 2014

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Linkin Park and Chester Bennington
Linkin Park and Chester Bennington
Linkin Park, Chester Bennington and Mike Shinoda

You Can Take Scott Weiland Out Of Stone Temple Pilots, But You Can't Take The Pilot Out Of Weiland


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Stone Temple Pilots, the band, is pressing on with performances, but former vocalist Scott Weiland isn’t happy. After he split up from bandmates Dean DeLeo, Robert DeLeo and Eric Kretz, Weiland maintains that the band is no longer the same – to the point where it shouldn’t be called Stone Temple Pilots anymore.

The alternative rocker explained himself in a statement on his website earlier this week, USA Today reports. In it, Weiland claimed: "Like any band that's stood the test of time and made music for more than two decades, STP had a special alchemy — the four of us together were greater than any one of us apart. So if my former bandmates want to tour with a new singer, that's their prerogative. ... But it's not Stone Temple Pilots."

His statement comes on the heals of a few gigs that the remaining members of STP performed with Linking Park lead singer Chester Bennington in California recently. Apparently, Weiland thinks the replacement is not only unethical to him, but also dishonest to fans of the band. In the statement, Weiland goes as far to claim that for the members to continue calling themselves Stone Temple Pilots, because “"because [he is] still a member of the band. And more importantly, they don't have the ethical right to call themselves Stone Temple Pilots because it's misleading and dishonest to the millions of fans that have followed us for so many years.”

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Chester Bennington, Linkin Park and Talinda - Chester Bennington of Linkin Park and his wife Talinda Los Angeles, California - Celebrities arriving at the Staples Center for the Lakers game Tuesday 12th April 2011

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Chester Bennington, Linkin Park and Talinda
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park and Talinda

Chester Bennington, Las Vegas, Linkin Park and Tattoo - Saturday 19th February 2011 at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, Nevada

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