Slash Reveals Velvet Revolver Have "quietly been looking" for Weiland Replacement -
In a new interview Slash has stated that Velvet Revolver are indeed still searching for a new lead singer to replace former frontman, Scott Weiland.
Slash was being interviewed on Banana 101.5 when he revealed that the band have "quietly been looking" for Weiland's replacement, who parted ways with the hard-rock 'supergroup' in 2008.
"With Velvet, there's no singer in place, and there hasn't
been, but we've been, actually, very quietly been looking for
somebody who's right for that band."
"But, interestingly enough, I'm playing some shows in South Africa with [fellow former Guns N' Roses and Velvet Revolver members] Duff [McKagan] and Matt [Sorum], and Glenn Hughes and Sebastian Bach, and that's going to be interesting. It's calledKings Of Chaos, and Duff and Matt and Steve Stevens and Glenn Hughesand Sebastian Bach are the main band, and then they have guys that come up and guest… It's going to be sort of like Velvet Revolver with Sebastian and Glenn Hughes singing."
Velvet Revolver briefly reunited with Weiland in 2012 to perform four tracks at a Los Angeles tribute concert for late songwriter John O'Brien, but the band has otherwise remained on hiatus. Weiland was also recently fired by Stone Temple Pilots, with whom he founded along with Robert DeLeo, Dean DeLeo and Eric Kretz back in 1986.