Duff McKagan Discusses Future of Velvet Revolver -
Ever since frontman Scott
Weiland returned to his day job with Stone
Temple Pilots, the future of Duff
McKagan's Velvet Revolver has been
an uncertain one.
In late 2010 the band, consisting of McKagan,
Slash, Dave Kushner, Matt Sorum,
recorded a new batch of demos with Slipknot's
Corey Taylor, however the project was
shelved due to Slash's gruelling touring schedule
in support of his debut solo album.
The band then reunited at the beginning of 2012 for a tribute
event and fundraiser for the family of composer and music
supervisor John O'Brien.
In a recent interview with Australia's
Faster Louder (via
HenneMusic), bassist Duff McKagan was asked
about the current status of the band and on the matter of who will
be replacing Weiland at the helm of the outift, to which Duff
"I have no idea. I think it's at nowhere. I Think everybody
just kind of got sick of talking about it, because there's really
no guy, so there's nothing that me or Slash or Matt [Sorum] or Dave
[Kushner] could say that would change the course of this question.
So there's nobody now, I think the longer that Slash is out
touring, and that I'm out touring, people will stop asking as much.
Maybe once it's settled down, we'll find the
Earlier this year (2012), Velvet Revolver
released a new live DVD, 'Let It Roll - Live in Germany,'
which featured a performance filmed in 2008 at the Palladium in
Cologne for German TV series 'Rockpalast.'