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Stoned, Toppled Pilot

Music News for the week of August 11, 1995 -- Stone Temple Pilot split, David Bowie and Nine Inch Nails tour, and Alanis Morissette censored

Splitting?
Rumors are flying that Stone Temple Pilots have crashed on the rocks of a conflict between singer Scott Weiland and the rest of the band. Weiland's short stint in a recovery center after his heroin bust apparently wasn't enough to placate fellow band members, who — according to industry scuttlebutt — began working on new material and even trying out new singers for a Weiland-less relaunch when his attitude proved less than rehabilitated. But those close to the situation insist that a planned meeting between estranged parties might yet rectify the rift....
Touring:
Erstwhile diamond dog David Bowie and professed animal lovers Nine Inch Nails will tour together in the fall. In case you're wondering, Bowie will be the headliner...
Censoring:
If rising star Alanis Morissette looks familiar, perhaps it's because of her teenage stint as a regular on the Canadian kids' series You Can't Do That on Television, a Nickelodeon staple. MTV has taken her old show's title to heart, bleeping graphic language from Morissette's ''You Oughta Know'' video.

Originally posted Aug 11, 1995 Published in issue #287 Aug 11, 1995 Order article reprints
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