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Velvet Revolver Close To Naming New Singer?

February 13th, 2009 3:57pm EST
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Rockers Velvet Revolver are close to finding a frontman to replace former singer Scott Weiland. The supergroup, featuring former Guns N' Roses stars Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, fired Weiland after a series of public band fights in April and have been looking for a new singer ever since.

The search stalled late last year after Liv Tyler's ex-husband, British rocker Royston Langdon, formerly of the band Spacehog, auditioned for the group - but McKagan insists there's new hope.

He tells, "In the last, I would say, about eight weeks, we got three guys in th...

Duff McKagan: 'Velvet Revolver Struggling To Find A Singer'

November 25th, 2008 4:41pm EST
Velvet Revolver
Velvet Revolver star Duff McKagan has revealed he and his band mates are struggling to find a permanent replacement for fired front man Scott Weiland. Weiland was kicked out of the group in April following a series of public spats, and now, seven months later, Velvet Revolver's main men McKagan, Matt Sorum and Slash are still trying to sign up a replacement.

McKagan admits former Spacehog singer Royston Langdon came close, but "there was just something that was missing, and it wasn't anything that he could have done differently."

And the bassist reveals, "A ton of singers, through...

Liv Tyler Breaks Silence After Painful Split

September 15th, 2008 5:00pm EDT
Liv Tyler
Actress Liv Tyler has opened up about the break-up of her marriage for the first time since splitting from husband Royston Langdon earlier this year-- confessing she feels lost and "neurotic" since their separation.

Tyler split from the British rocker (Spacehog) in May after five years of marriage and admits she's struggling as a single celebrity mom.

She tells the U.K.'s Harper's Bazaar magazine, "For the first time in my life, it's so much harder for me to get up and brush my knees. I am feeling the pain and the loss of everything. I don't feel calm and collected. I feel neuroti...

Lenny Kravitz Isn't Joining Velvet Revolver

August 13th, 2008 8:56am EDT
Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz has denied reports he's set to join supergroup Velvet Revolver. The singer fueled speculation he'll be Scott Weiland's replacement in the band after he joined Slash and his mates in the studio.

But Kravitz won't be fronting Velvet Revolver any time soon. He tells, "I know and love the Velvet Revolver guys but there is no truth to the story about me joining their band."

Kravitz isn't the only singer linked to the band - former Skid Row star Sebastian Bach and Spacehog's Royston Langdon have also been named as possible Weiland replacements.


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