Stone Temple Pilots announce first tour with new lead singer Jeff Gutt

Stone Temple Pilots members (from left) Robert DeLeo, Jeff Gutt and Dean DeLeo are shown performing Nov. 14 in Los Angeles. The band will tour in 2018 for the first time with Gutt as its new lead singer.
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Stone Temple Pilots will tour in 2018 for the first time with its new lead singer, Jeff Gutt.

He replaces Chester Bennington, who in turn replaced the late Scott Weiland, a former Coronado resident, as the front man in Stone Temple Pilots. The band auditioned 29 other singers before selecting Gutt, who was a finalist on the TV show “The X Factor” in 2012.

Bennington, who committed suicide this year and also sang in Linkin Park, left Stone Temple Pilots in 2015.

The 2018 tour is in support of the band’s upcoming new album. It will open March 2 in Santa Clarita and conclude May 20 in Columbus, Ohio, The second date is in San Diego at Observatory North Park. All dates and cities appear below.

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. Tickets for the all-ages San Diego show are priced at $38.50 each, plus service fee.

Stone Temple Pilots 2018 tour dates

March 2 Santa Clarita, CA @ The Canyon

March 4 San Diego, CA @ Observatory

March 8 Pasadena, CA @ The Rose

March 9 Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues

March 10 Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee

March 12 San Francisco, CA @ Fillmore

March 13 Sacramento, CA @ Ace of Spades

March 15 Portland, OR @ Roseland

March 16 Boise, ID @ Knitting Factory

March 17 Billings, MT @ Pub Station Ballroom

April 28 Jacksonville, FL @ Welcome to Rockville*

April 29 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Fort Rock Festival*

May 20 Columbus, OH @ Rock on the Range*

* Tickets do not include digital album

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