Joe Corrigan, Getty Images Earlier this morning (Feb. 27), Stone Temple…
- Posted on Sep 22nd 2010 12:00PM by Mike Ayers
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"I believe in music, I believe in rock 'n' roll, I believe in friendship and family," he said. "But you know what, on the 8th December will be time (sic) when I stopped doing dope ... I started drinking again. I got divorced, my wife ... and my whole world basically spun around and so you know what, I'm gonna take care of myself because that's what I need to take care of ... Instead of just having a few shows, I wanna have a whole hell of a lot of shows."
With this behavior and the canceled dates, rumors are popping up that Weiland is heading down the same path he traveled in 2008 when he greeted fans with similarly odd stage banter and then spent time in rehab. But 2010 year has seen a new album and lengthy tour from the band, so, by all accounts, things were going fine as far as Weiland was concerned.
According to Stone Temple Pilots' website, the next date scheduled is for Oct. 8 at the Saint Pete Times Forum, in Tampa, Fla. Check out video from the Dallas performance below.