VELVET REVOLVER Frontman Sprains Ankle; Show Must Go On

According to a posting on Duff McKagan's Raw Power official fan club web site, bassist Duff McKagan (VELVET REVOLVER, ex-GUNS N' ROSES) has checked in from Europe with the following update:

"Last night in Denmark [at Roskilde festival] we had one of the best shows of this tour...amazing. Unfortunately, Scott [Weiland, vocals] sprained his ankle VERY bad (we thought it was broken) during the last note of the last song ('Slither'). Scott, being the trooper that he is, will play [Friday night, July 1] in Brussels and Saturday [July 2] at Live 8.

"What a bummer. We've been touring for 14-15 months and we are finally going to get a break and Scott will be bed-ridden for at least a couple of weeks.

"Please send good thoughts Scott's way!"

Check out pictures of VELVET REVOLVER performing at the Roskilde Festival at Wire Image.

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