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Velvet Revolver
Velvet Revolver


Background information
Origin Rancho Santa Margarita, California, USA
Genre(s) Hard Rock
Years active 2002—present
Label(s) RCA Records
Sony BMG Music Entertainment
Associated acts Jane's Addiction
DKFXP
Camp Freddy
Loaded
Guns N' Roses
Neurotic Outsiders
Slash's Snakepit
Stone Temple Pilots
Wasted Youth
Website Website
Members
Slash
Matt Sorum
Duff McKagan
Dave Kushner
Former members
Scott Weiland



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Velvet Revolver Overview


Information

Velvet Revolver is a hard rock supergroup consisting of former Guns N' Roses members Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, and Dave Kushner, formerly of punk band Wasted Youth. Stone Temple Pilots vocalist Scott Weiland was Velvet Revolver's lead singer from their formation until 2008. In 2004, the band achieved commercial success with their debut album, "Contraband". With their single "Slither", they won the 2005 Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance.


Albums
Libertad (2007) Contraband (2004)


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News

Velvet Revolver Confirm Collaboration With Slipknot's Corey Taylor

April 1, 2011
Slipknot's Corey Taylor has been recording songs with Velvet Revolver, it has been revealed. Velvet Revolver's bassist Duff McKagan confirmed the news but said that Taylor is not the band's official new frontman yet.   Read more 

Velvet Revolver Find Replacement For Scott Weiland

December 21, 2010
Velvet Revolver have found a new singer to replace former vocalist Scott Weiland. Drummer Matt Sorum unveiled the news during an interview with The Pulse Of Radio, but refrained from revealing the singer's identity.  Read more 

Slash Begins Auditions For New Velvet Revolver Singer

December 8, 2010
Velet Revolver have began auditioning for a new lead singer, guitarist Slash has revealed. Velet Revolver have been without a lead singer since Scott Weiland left in 2008 to return to the Stone Temple Pilots.  Read more 

Velvet Revolver's Slash 'To Mentor American Idol Stars'

April 27, 2009
Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash is to mentor contestants on American Idol. Slash will help the wannabe stars during Rock Week, according to a post on his Twitter micro-blog.  Read more 

Slash Completes Four Tracks For New Solo Record

April 16, 2009
Slash has revealed that he currently has four finished tracks for his new solo album which will feature a host of guest appearances. Writing on his Myspace blog the former Guns N' Roses guitarist said theat he already thought the album would be “a kick ass record”.  Read more 

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