Monday, September 10, 2012

VIDEO: Lynyrd Skynyrd interviewed on CNN

Lynyrd Skynyrd are making the rounds to promote their newly-released album, "Last of a Dyin’ Breed."

Guitarists Gary Rossington and Rickey Medlocke, along with vocalist Johnny Van Zant, sat down with CNN’s Fredricka Whitfield to discuss the evolution of the band's Southern image and their disassociation with the Confederate flag, as well as the new album.

“The Dyin’ breed part is because all southern rock and roll and musicians, there’s only a few bands left nowadays from all that,” says Rossington. “There used to be really a whole lot of them and it’s kind of a dying breed because it’s more pop stars and rap.”

“Last Of A Dyin’ Breed” was recorded at Blackbird Studio in Nashville, Tennessee with producer Bob Marlette; the project sees the debut of new bassist Johnny Colt (Black Crowes, Brand New Immortals, Train, Rock Star Supernova).

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