|Posted by Anna H. on December 5, 2015 at 2:05 AM|
How's it going my gumdrops? Yesterday I learned that the former lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver (Scott Weiland) died at 48 years old. Earlier this week, I was just thinking about Scott Weiland. Now, I learn that he's dead.
This is mostly devastating news for us Old School Stone Temple Pilots fans. These last 3 months, I have not been keeping up with the latest news in Rock Music. So much has been happening both on and offline, that I have been spreading myself too thin.
Nearly 2 years ago, I posted a Song Saturday blog about Linkin Park's Chester Bennington being Scott Weiland's replacement for Stone Temple Pilots.
Because Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver just died and since STP was a major part of my youth, it is only fair to share at least 2 songs from them.
Most people don't know, that Stone Temple Pilots was originally called "Mighty Joe Young." Not only were they Mighty Joe Young, but they also appeared on The Crow Soundtrack. Originally, the band meant to release their song, "Only Dying" on the soundtrack.
"Only Dying" was created 3 years before The Crow movie and soundtrack (both based on James O'Barr's comic book, The Crow) were released.
At the last minute, Mighty Joe Young now turned Stone Temple Pilots refrained from releasing the song. They felt it would've been disrespectful considering that Brandon Lee was just killed, during the making of The Crow in 1993.
STP replaced "Only Dying" with "Big Empty" for The Crow Soundtrack. "Big Empty" can also be found on the band's 2nd album, Purple from 1994.
Mighty Joe Young a.k.a. Stone Temple Pilots "Only Dying" [DEMO] (1990)
Out of all the Stone Temple Pilots songs, "Atlanta" is 1 of my many favorites. This song can be found on their 4th album, No. 4.
Stone Temple Pilots "Atlanta" No. 4 (1999)
As you already know, it is Song Saturday. Have you been naughty or nice? If you were naughty, Krampus must have paid you a visit and left you a lump of coal. You're lucky he doesn't banish you to hell.
You may recall, that I mentioned sharing more music for Krampus Day, last weekend on Song Saturday.
Today, let's revisit Craterface's "Krampus Carol."
GRUSS VOM KRAMPUS & RIP SCOTT WEILAND!!!
Categories: Song Saturday