Velvet Revolver

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Velvet Revolver
Velvet Revolver live in Argentina
Velvet Revolver live in Argentina
Background information
OriginRancho Santa Margarita, California, USA
GenresHard rock
Years active2002-2008
(one-off reunion: 2012)
Past member(s)Slash
Duff McKagan
Matt Sorum
Dave Kushner
Scott Weiland

Velvet Revolver (VR), was a Grammy Award-winning rock supergroup that started in 2002. The members of the band were three Guns N' Roses band members Slash (lead guitar), Duff McKagan (bass, backing vocals) and Matt Sorum (drums, backing vocals) and Wasted Youth bassist Dave Kushner (rhythm guitar). Stone Temple Pilots' Scott Weiland was previously the lead singer. He joined the band after Stone Temple Pilots broke up in 2003. The band got success with their first album Contraband in 2004 and released their second album Libertad in 2007. Scott left the band in 2008, though he did one more one-off show with the band in 2012. Velvet Revolver had had several searches for a new singer since then, but had yet to announce a replacement.

Band members[change | change source]

  • Slash – lead guitar, talkbox, occasional backing vocals (2002–2012)
  • Duff McKagan – bass, backing vocals (2002–2012)
  • Matt Sorum – drums, percussion, backing vocals (2002–2012)
  • Dave Kushner – rhythm guitar (2002–2012)
  • Scott Weiland – lead vocals, occasional keyboards (2003–2008, 2012; died 2015)

Discography[change | change source]

Studio albums

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