WHITESNAKE Frontman: List Of New Bassist Candidates Is 'Being Narrowed Down'
According to WHITESNAKE mainman David Coverdale, the group's vacant bassist position "is slowly, but surely, being narrowed down… altho' I would not suggest you holding your collective breath. We'll announce [the new bassist] probably just before the [U.S.] tour starts" in mid-June.
As previously reported, WHITESNAKE recently parted ways with bass player/singer Marco Mendoza in order to allow Marco to pursue "other musical avenues . . . that conflict with WHITESNAKE activities," according to an official statement.
Mendoza is currently touring the U.S. with SOUL SIRKUS, which also features Neal Schon (JOURNEY) on guitar, Jeff Scott Soto (TALISMAN, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN) on vocals, and Virgil Donati (STEVE VAI, RING OF FIRE) on drums.
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