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Stone Temple Pilots has announced its first concert with newly announced frontman Jeff Gutt

The group will be part of the 2108 Welcome To Rockville Festival in Jacksonville, Fla. playing on April 28 along with Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin and others. More details about the festival can be found at

STP has released “Meadow,” its first single with Gutt — a former X Factor USA finalist who was revealed as the group’s new singer during a show on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Los Angeles — and has finished recording a new album slated for release in the spring.

STP is planning to tour extensively in the new year.


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