LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 30: (L-R) Musicians Chester Bennington, Robert DeLeo and Dean Deleo perform at the 9th Annual MusiCares MAP Fund Benefit Concert at Club Nokia on May 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Last week I was contacted about interviewing Robert and Dean DeLeo from Stone Temple Pilots. I would chat with them either Monday or Tuesday between 12-3p ET and I responded something like, "Any time in that window works for me! Just let me know when."
Well, between last week and this afternoon, this totally slipped my mind and my contact never confirmed a time. Everyone involved forgot!
Except the DeLeo brothers!
So we have your humble music guide, inadequately prepared to interview two guys who may well be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame at some point, flying by the seat of his pants. Professionalism!
Robert and Dean DeLeo graciously, and sometimes light-heartedly, touch on the current awkwardness with ousted singer Scott Weiland, recall his no-show in Tampa a few years back, and gush about the future with new frontman Chester Bennington of Linkin Park.
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