Velvet Revolver's McKagan Denies Band Hired Langdon as Frontman

August 8, 2008 8:55 AM ET

Velvet Revolver's Duff McKagan has denied reports that Spacehog's Royston Langdon is set to become the band's new singer: "He's fucking awesome, at this point I'd have to say no." McKagan added, "We just have to make sure it's the right guy," saying the band has grown closer since they parted ways with Scott Weiland in April. While they wait on their decision for a new singer, the band continues to work on new music. "We have a bunch of stuff finished. It's great. It's killer," McKagan said. And here's a fun fact: Slash listened to those leaked Chinese Democracy tracks, but McKagan hasn't, saying "I wouldn't even know where to look."

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