Greg Prato of Billboard.com reports: After a 12-year absence, veteran rock act KING'S X returned to The Billboard 200 last week with "XV" (InsideOut/SPV), debuting at No. 145 [with 4,450 copies sold in its first week of release]."The first few records, we all wrote a lot of music on our own and reworked it as a band," KING'S X guitarist Ty Tabor tells Billboard.com. "We went through a period where we were writing everything in the studio, because it was much more spontaneous. But if we do anything for too long, we have to switch it up to keep ourselves interested. So we decided this time to do some writing ahead of time again, and see how that worked." The end result is something the guitarist is quite happy with. "I like a larger percentage of this record than I have in a very long time. There are a few that I think are undeniably some of the best stuff Doug [Pinnick] has come up with," he says. Read more at Billboard.com.
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