From: Atlanta, GA, United States
Last Known Status: Active
Sevendust is an American heavy metal band from Atlanta, Georgia. The band was formed in 1994 by bassist Vincent 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 on April 15, 1997.
Sevendust Interviews and Features
Below are our features and interviews with Sevendust.
Sevendust has been at the grind for many years. Their latest release, “Cold Day Memory” (reviewed here,) sees the band at a high point in their fifteen-year career. The band is currently on the Rock Star Uproar tour with tour mates Avenged Sevenfold, Three Days Grace, Seether, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Tide, and others, making their way across the Northeast US for the month of September.
Drummer Morgan Rose touches base with MetalUnderground.com to reveal that the band’s ninth album is in the works. He also discusses the last record, the changing roles of record labels, and gives some insight to the life and times of one of the most successful metal bands to come out of the 1990s. The interview with Rose, who has been named by several publications as one of the top 100 drummers of all time, is below. More...