The Stone Temple Soap Opera continues. During Stone Temple Pilots’ recent show in New York City, a fan chanted ‘You’re not Scott’ at Chester Bennington during “Big Empty.” Dean DeLeo looked furious and stopped the song mid performance, “Hold on, hold on. Turn on the fucking house lights.” He added, “I want this motherfucker out of here! I want this motherfucker out of here! Right here! Get him the fuck out of here! Right there! Get him the fuck out of here! Get out of my show you dickhead! Get out of my fucking show you douchebag!”
Robert DeLeo added, “Talk about blowing a fucking vibe. Jesus Christ.” Dean said, “If you’re really his friend, you’ll go with him, whoever was there. You fucking knuckleheads.” Robert added, “Did anybody tell you you’re not fucking JFK? You fucking knucklehead.”
Chester Bennington said, “You fucking paid to be here. I think that’s fucking hilarious.” Bennington also asked if the fans wanted to hear them pick up “Big Empty” which was met by a positive response. He also said, “May be the best compliment I think I’ve ever heard.”
Stone Temple Pilots fired Weiland in 2013, replacing him with Chester Bennington and going by the name ‘Stone Temple Pilots With Chester Bennington’ until dropping ‘With Chester Bennington’ this year.
Watch video below of the incident. 1:05 in is the chant, and at 2:10 Dean kicks out the fan and goes on a tirade.