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Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington Announce North American Tour, Plans to Release EP

Image courtesy of Chapman Baehler (via ABC News Radio)
Image courtesy of Chapman Baehler (via ABC News Radio)

After making select appearances at a few events over the last couple of months, Stone Temple Pilots have now scheduled a series of fall tour dates with their new lead singer, Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington .

That outing kicks off on September 4 at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and will make stops in Atlantic City, Boston, Orlando and Las Vegas, among other cities.  Filter will support the group on select dates.

In addition to the tour, STP has revealed plans to record a new EP on their own label.  "We're very ambitious about the future of making music," said bassist Robert DeLeo in a statement.  "The process and intention of creating it is so much more gratifying."  A release date for the EP has yet to be revealed.

Pre-sale tickets for the newly announced concerts will go on sale Tuesday at 10 a.m. local venue time. Remaining tickets will be available on Friday.  Visit StoneTemplePilots.com for more information.

Here are the tour dates:

9/4 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Events Center
9/6 -- Sayreville, NJ, Starland Ballroom
9/7 -- Atlantic City, NJ, House of Blues
9/9 -- Boston, MA, House of Blues
9/10 -- Huntington, NY, Paramount
9/13 -- Oklahoma City, OK, Downtown Airpark
9/14 -- Newkirk, OK, First Council Casino
9/17 -- Sunrise, FL, BB & T Center
9/18 -- Orlando, FL, House of Blues
9/20 -- Columbia, SC, Township Auditorium
9/21 – Ft. Myers, FL Shockwave Festival – Jet Blue Park
9/24 -- Midland, TX, La Hacienda Event Center
9/26 -- Tempe, AZ, Marquee
9/27 -- Las Vegas, NV, Freemont Street Experience
11/1 -- Biloxi, MS, Hard Rock Live

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