The band recruited Bennington to replace Weiland in May 2013.
On May 18, 2013, Bennington took the stage at KROQ's Weenie Roast with the band.
The setlist included original Stone Temple Pilots songs, as well as their first single with Bennington on vocals called "Out of Time", which debuted on May 19, and was available for free download.
Chester Charles Bennington (born March 20, 1976) is an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
He is best known as the lead vocalist of rock bands Linkin Park, Dead by Sunrise, and live rock cover band Bucket of Weenies.
Dead by Sunrise started to form in 2005 while Chester Bennington was writing songs for Linkin Park's album Minutes to Midnight.
On May 10, 2008, Dead by Sunrise performed four songs ("Walking in Circles", "Let Down", "Morning After", and "My Suffering") at the 13th anniversary party for Club Tattoo in Tempe, Arizona.
Later, Sean Dowdell and Bennington moved on to form a new band, Grey Daze, a post-grunge band from Phoenix, Arizona.
The band recorded three albums; Demo in 1993, Wake Me in 1994, and ..sun today in 1997.
Videos have been filmed for "Crawl Back In" (September 8, 2009) and "Let Down" with the songs serving as the album's first two singles.
"Crawl Back In" has reached the 11th spot on the Mainstream Rock chart.
The song titled "Morning After" was written by Chester Bennington and originally performed on September 12, 2001 at the Live in Berlin concert.