Lynyrd Skynyrd will release their first new album in three years, “Last Of A Dyin’ Breed,” on August 21.
The project reunites Skynyrd with producer Bob Marlette, and sees the debut of bassist Johnny Colt (Black Crowes, Brand New Immortals, Train, Rock Star Supernova).
"He's really cool; he's crazy like us,” says guitarist and founding member Gary Rossington. “He's from the South and he was raised on Southern music, and I guess he was influenced by us. He knew all the songs, and it was an easy choice."
When asked about receiving a phone call from Rickey Medlocke to join the band, Johnny said, “What else do you say to Medlocke, Rossington and Van Zant? We’re talking southern rock royalty. We’re talking Lynyrd Skynyrd. The only thing out of my mouth was when and where!”
Skynyrd have released a lyric video for the album’s first single, and title track.
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