They'll play 65 dates in North America

Stone Temple Pilots have confirmed they will reunite this summer to play a massive 65 dates around North America.

The news comes in the wake of Scott Weiland‘s acrimonious split with Velvet Revolver, involving mud-slinging between Weiland and the other members of the band via official statements.

The tour will be Stone Temple Pilot’s first in almost eight years and will kick off on May 17 at the Rock On The Range Festival in Columbus, OH.

The band will also make their first national live appearance on the The Late Show With Jimmy Kimmel on May 1.

Meanwhile, the band will launch a new website on April 7 via which members will have access to pre-sale tickets for the upcoming tour.

Dates and venues for the tour will be announced on April 8 – stay tuned to NME.COM for details.

–By our New York staff.

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