Stone Temple Pilots Reveal New Vocalist, Share New Song

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It looks like the wait is finally over. Stone Temple Pilots have just revealed the identity of their new lead singer. Jeff Gutt, a former contestant on “The X Factor,” will be the new vocalist fronting the iconic band. To coincide with the announcement, the group has released a new song entitled “Meadow.” Check it out above.

The song marks the band’s first track since the deaths of former vocalists Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington, who became the lead singer in 2013. In a statement, Stone Temple Pilots’ Dean DeLeo said, “We wanted someone who would not only do our earlier songs justice, but would also write new songs and carve out a different path forward with us. It took some time, but we found our guy.”


An avid drummer whose discography includes albums on Digital Nations (a Steve Vai imprint), music critic Louis Raphael has always kept a pulse on the San Francisco music scene. After many years as the San Francisco Music Examiner for and, he decided to start Music in SF® as a way to showcase what the San Francisco music scene really has to offer.

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