Metal Edge caught up with Velvet Revolver frontman Scott Weiland about what he expected the reaction would be to the group being on this year’s Ozzfest. “I don’t know. I just don’t have the same willingness to, as they say, bend like a willow in the wind, like I may have when I was younger,” Weiland said. “I’m kind of set in my ways, and I am what I am. This band is really a rock ‘n’ roll band — it’s violent, but it’s sexual in nature. It’s really harbored in its punk rock, sexual roots. It’s definitely not metal. Kids that are going there to expect a lot of dropped C-sharp, A-flat tuning will probably be disappointed. But any kids going there to see some serious guys going onstage who are willing to throw their bodies out there to be bloodied and abused for the sake of the audience, will be really pleased.” Read more.
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