VELVET REVOLVER In Negotiations With 'Big-Name' Vocalist

VELVET REVOLVER has been looking for a new frontman since dismissing Scott Weiland back in April. Rumored candidates have included ex-SKID ROW singer Sebastian Bach, former MTV VJ Steve Isaacs (THE PANIC CHANNEL) and ex-SPACEHOG vocalist Royston Langdon, who has apparently had several successful rehearsal sessions with the band.

Speaking to the Artisan News Service on July 23, 2008 at a fashion event in Los Angeles, VELVET REVOLVER drummer Matt Sorum stated about the group's lead singer search, "We got a call from a pretty big guy who wants to be our singer. I can't say who that is yet but talks are happening about it and hopefully we'll see what happens in the next couple of months."

Asked about the possibility of Sebastian Bach joining VELVET REVOLVER, Sorum said, "No. No, it's a lot cooler than that but I don't know if it's going to happen so I can't say. It's cool that people are calling us and wanting to get in the band, so that's exciting."

Langdon performed last month with VELVET REVOLVER guitarist Slash at a charity event in Las Vegas.

Langdon's previous band, SPACEHOG, released three albums before breaking up in 2002. Their gold-selling 1995 debut, "Resident Alien", featured the hit "In The Meantime".

Weiland reunited with his previous act, STONE TEMPLE PILOTS, and is currently on the road with them.

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