Snap Scene: Stone Temple Pilots, Under the Southern Stars, Margaret Court Arena, 16th March 2022

With over 70 million albums sold, Stone Temple Pilots roared into our lives in 1992 with their monstrous debut album, Core. The album peaked at #3 in the US and was a Top 30 album here at home, dominating radio with the hits, Sex Type Thing, Wicked Garden and the Grammy Award winning smash, Plush. Throughout the 90’s STP distinguished themselves as a band beholden to no trend and hits such as Interstate Love Song, Big Empty, Big Bang Baby and Sour Girl, proved to be the soundtrack of a generation.

In 2020 the band released their latest album, Perdida featuring new lead singer, Jeff Gutt. The album was described by America’s Paste magazine as the most sonically rich experience that Stone Temple Pilots have offered fans to date.

About Mary Boukouvalas 1363 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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