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Scott Weiland countersues former Stone Temple Pilots bandmates

Scott Weiland countersues former Stone Temple Pilots bandmates

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Scott Weiland is demanding a hefty severance package after being terminated by his one-time Stone Temple Pilots bandmates.  According to "Rolling Stone," the axed frontman has filed a countersuit against the group asking for at least $5 million in compensatory damages. 

The other members of STP originally sued Weiland last month accusing him of misusing the band's name to promote his solo work.  But now Weiland - who also claims the band conspired against him - is demanding that the new Stone Temple Pilots lineup perform under a different name. 

The group made their live debut with Linkin Park's Chester Bennington on vocals a few weeks ago, and also released a new single title "Out of Time." 

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