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Duff McKagan: Velvet Revolver is ‘Nowhere’

Duff McKagan
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Duff McKagan is unsure of the future of Velvet Revolver, the supergroup he formed in 2003 with his fellow ex-Guns N' Roses bandmates Slash and Matt Sorum, and Stone Temple Pilots lead singer Scott Weiland. In a new interview, he says he has "no idea" who will replace Weiland, who was fired in 2008.

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Slash Praises Ours’ Jimmy Gnecco, But Velvet Revolver Singer Search Continues

Slash
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Slash remains out on tour as a solo artist, albeit with the very capable Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators serving as his band, but the questions about Velvet Revolver's future still remain.

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Slash Denies Scott Weiland is Back in Velvet Revolver: ‘He’s Out of His Mind’

Slash
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That Velvet Revolver reunion story from a few hours ago was pretty exciting, right? Well... hold onto that happy feeling, because according to Slash that's all you're going to get for a while: "I have absolutely no intention of going back to that."

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Scott Weiland and Velvet Revolver To Reunite for New Album and Tour

Velvet Revolver
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The man chosen to replace Scott Weiland as frontman for Velvet Revolver is … Scott Weiland. The oft-troubled singer is back with the band, and they're making new music with an eye on a third studio album.

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Scott Weiland and Matt Sorum Leave Open Possibility of Velvet Revolver Reunion

Velvet Revolver
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Velvet Revolver have put off their search for a replacement for Scott Weiland to let Slash tour in support of his recent solo album. Recent interviews with drummer Matt Sorum and the former Stone Temple Pilots singer hint that the search could one day be put off indefinitely.

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Velvet Revolver Cover Pink Floyd’s ‘Wish You Were Here’ at Reunion Show

Velvet Revolver
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Velvet Revolver covered Pink Floyd's 'Wish You Were Here' as part of a special four song, one-off reunion concert in West Hollywood, Calif. last night (Jan. 12).

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Velvet Revolver to Reunite with Scott Weiland for One-Off Charity Gig

Velvet Revolver
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Scott Weiland didn't exactly leave Velvet Revolver on friendly terms, but the singer and his former bandmates have had a few years to smooth things over -- and they'll celebrate their newfound harmony when they come together for a one-night-only reunion concert on Jan. 12 at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, Calif.

The band will be just one part of an impressive lineup that's coming together to honor the memory of award-winning songwriter John O'Brien, who died earlier this year at the age of 45.

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Drummer Matt Sorum Says Velvet Revolver Are Eyeing Potential New Singer

Matt Sorum
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Velvet Revolver may be on hiatus, but the band is still actively searching for a new frontman, drummer Matt Sorum reveals. And even if a replacement for singer Scott Weiland, who departed in 2008, is found right away, it still may take some time to get a new record or tour going.

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Slash Confirms Release Date For New Live CD/DVD

Myles Kennedy and Slash
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A release date has been confirmed for Slash's very first live album as a solo artist. 'Made In Stoke 24/7/11' will be released on both CD and DVD on Nov. 15 by Eagle Rock Entertainment.

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Slash and Mary J. Blige Collaborate on New Song

Slash / Mary J. Blige
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Veteran guitarist Slash has recruited R&B queen Mary J. Blige to guest on his second solo album, which he reportedly resumed working on recently. The axeman revealed the news via twitter: “Just finished a session with Mike Clink engineering on a track with Mary J Blige. Sounds killer!”

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