Nearly 30 years after “Plush” dominated airwaves and just two years after electing a Michigander as its new singer, Stone Temple Pilots continue to forge ahead — this time with a co-headlining tour.
Before STP, Gutt landed a spot on the reality talent competition series X Factor in 2012 and then again in 2013 when he worked under the mentorship of Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland. Gutt ended the season in second place.
"If I would have won that crappy contract I would have been stuck in purgatory for the rest of my life," Gutt told Metro Times last year of his reality TV stint. "It's a bunch of suits that have control over your career at that point. I got to cut and run and do my own thing. I think I've proven that I'm more than just a TV singer. I was always more than that, even before I went on TV."
Last year saw the release of STP's self-titled seventh record and first with Gutt.
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