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Stone Temple Pilots Essay Research Paper Stone

Stone Temple Pilots Essay, Research Paper

Stone Temple Pilots

Alright, so here is what I know about STP. The Stone Temple Pilots are a

band that was formed in San Diego in 1988. Weiland hooked up with Robert Deleo

at a show in California and then picked up Eric Kretz. and then after finally

convincing Dean Deleo to come to California They were officially known as Mighty

Joe Young. They recieved their first gig in 1990 in a place in L.A. After a

couple of years they got a big show in L.A. They hired agent Don Muller and he

told atlantic about Mighty Joe Young. After a while the band signed with

Atlantic. Unfortunately during recording Mighty Joe Young was told that a singer

had already taken the name Mighty Joe Young. After about a month the band came

up with Stone Temple Pilots. Finally The band finished their album CORE in

september 1992 and it went platinum. it was followed by a second release PURPLE

two years later which also was a big hit and with the Herion addictions aside,

Stone Temple Pilots is one of the best bandson the planet- or any planet..Early

labels of Pearl Jam Wannabees or Nirvana soundalikes have long since disspated,

and Weiland and the boys have created a wall of sound all their own..Sometimes

an all outfrenzy of driving energy- (Sex Type Thing, Meatplow, Trippin on a

Holein a Paper Heart), to the more subdued tracks of Creep, Pretty Penny, and

Big Empty. The STP trademark sound can be best heard on Plush, and Interstate

Love Song..Classic Rock and Roll for the new generation.. This band has it all-

variety, talent, harmony, lyrics and a great overall concept for each album

released.. It would be hard for me to say whichalbum is the “best” as each

carries with it its own style andflavor. Core is STP’s forray into “pop”

culture carving out an immmediate presence in the “alternative” arena..Next,

came Purple- although sales were not quite as impressive as their first, this

album dives into new territory for the band..Best tracks include Insterstate

Love Song, Vasoline, Big Empty, and Pretty Penny. Their newest- Tiny Music has

almost an “80’s feel to it with a more mellow, more raw sound. Big Bang Baby,

Trippin on a Hole in a Paper Heart, and Lady Picture Show shine on this eclectic

offering..What more can be said about the world’s best band..

October 22 my friend Arash came over my house and showed me three tickes

to Stone temple pilots concert at Irvine he asked me if I wanted to go ? I said

sure I always was a STP fan not a huge fan but I bought there records and I

needed to go see a concert for the class anyways . Nov. 8 came and Arash and

sonny came picked me up around 5:oo pm . Sonny is a girl who I have Known for 4

years and she is very hot ,sonny has brown hair, beutiful green eyes and a body

of a goddes, frist place we stoped at was the liquer store we got 2 12pack of

bud . By the time we got to the IRV. MDWS it was 6:30 pm we sat in our car and

started drinking the alcohal and talking about the concert and how much fun we

were going to have that night we decieded to go in late to avoid the big lines

and that way it is easer to sneak in the bong! by the time we got out of our car

it was 8:30 and I was hammerd . when we got in we walk down to the fleid the

place was packed and every body had a bong or a pipe and they were all smoking

bud so my friend arash took out his 12′inch grafx bong and we strated toking

away . there was so many beutiful grils there and every body was dancing jumping

, and yelling STP I was having such a fun time I lost the track of time to tell

you the trurth I was gone out of my mine I don’t even remeber who opened the

show for them I didn’t care . Scott was up there dancing and he is a good dancer

and I was dancing right with him but I was dancing with sonny.

At the end of the show scott said have a good night but every one was

yelling STP STP STP STP STP STP STP STP STP then STP came out and play a song

from there new album the song is called big bang baby and that is my favorite

song by them . I don’t remeber a lot of things about that night but what I do

remeber is I had a blast and I definnitly want to go see them again,