Rock on the Range music festival in Columbus, Ohio is currently underway. The biggest event of the weekend is the Stone Temple Pilots reunion concert. Scott Weiland and company played a 75 minute set of their most famous songs, "Big Empty," "Wicked Garden," "Big Bang Baby," "Vaseline," "Lady Picture Show," "Creep," "Plush," "Interstate Love Song," "Sex Type Thing," "Trppin on a Hole in a Paper Heart," "Dead and Bloated" and many more.
The crowd of more than 15 thousand all seemed very excited during the STP reunion. During some parts of the show it seemed like every person in Columbus Crew Stadium was singing along with Scott Weiland. The now former Velvet Revolver singer came out on stage looking like a member of the Blues Brothers in a three-piece suit and hat. As the show wore on, Wieland stripped down: first, ditching the hat, then his jacket, then his vest. Yes, he kept his pants on. The reunion show was good overall except the audio mix was off and Weiland's microphone sound was very distorted. It was a little easier to hear and understand lyrics during the songs, but impossible to decipher anyone in the band during stage banter.
Sometimes it's easier to tell a story in pictures, so please enjoy the following images:
I'll have a complete wrap of Rock on the Range, more photos and a review of Airbourne and Black Tide soon.