Interview with Sevendust Frontman Lajon Witherspoon
Sevendust is an American alternative metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. Formed in 1994 by bassist Vince Hornsby, drummer Morgan Rose and guitarist John Connolly. After their first demo, lead vocalist Lajon Witherspoon and guitarist Clint Lowery joined the group. Following a few name changes, the members settled on the name Sevendust and released their self-titled debut album on April 15, 1997.
The self-titled album sold 311 copies its first week.However, through touring and TVT support, the album gained charting success through Billboard and earned gold certification. Since formation, Sevendust has released ten studio albums, earned additional charting success and gold sales certifications. Their eighth studio album, titled Cold Day Memory, was released on April 20, 2010. They have also re-released their self-titled album as Sevendust: Definitive Edition which contains five new tracks and a DVD. Their acoustic album, Time Travelers & Bonfires, was released on April 15, 2014. Their eleventh studio album, Kill the Flaw, was released October 2, 2015.
Sofa King Cool Caught Up with Lajon Withersppon of Sevendust as he prepares to kick of the Kill The Flaw Spring Tour and we talk about the new album Kill The Flaw, the tour, Meeting Lemmy From Motorhead and the friendship they had, the last festival Sevendust played with Scott Weiland, Walking me through the day he found he was nominated for a grammy, and what bands he thinks will be the next Rock Legends