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Lynyrd Skynyrd Releasing New Album This Summer

05/03/2012
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(RR) Lynyrd Skynyrd will be releasing their new studio album, Last Of A Dying Breed, on August 21st via Load & Proud Records.

The album reunited the band with producer Bob Marlette who produced their 2009 effort, God & Guns.

"It was great to get back in the studio with Bob for this new album," said Gary Rossington "we kind of went back old school this time. All of us playing together in the studio as a band, tracking songs and creating licks. We had a lot of fun and the music really flowed for us, so that's when you know you are on to something good. We can't wait to let the fans hear these songs and play 'em live."

Led by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlocke (guitar), along with longtime drummer Michael Cartellone, Lynyrd Skynyrd have recorded an album that continues the tremendous legacy that began over 35 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, a legacy that was halted for a decade after the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Billy Powell, Ean Evans, Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Huey Thomasson, yet they rock on.

Joining Lynyrd Skynyrd will be bass player Johnny Colt, an original member of the Black Crowes who has also played with Train and Rockstar Supernova. When asked about receiving a phone call from Rickey Medlocke on behalf of Lynyrd Skynyrd 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!"

Lynyrd Skynyrd will be on tour throughout the summer in North America and Europe.

North American tour dates as follows:
5/4/2012 Pier Six Concert Pavilion Baltimore, MD
5/5/2012 Celebrate Virginia Live Fredericksburg, VA
5/11/2012 Virginia State Park Pavilion at Hooper Park Crewe, VA
5/12/2012 Harrahs Chester Downs Chester, PA
5/18/2012 Shooting Star Casino Mahnomen, MN
5/19/2012 Treasure Island Resort & Casino Welch, MN
5/25/2012 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Indianapolis, IN
5/26/2012 Riverfest Amphitheatre Little Rock, AR
7/6/2012 Maddies Place Kahnawake, QUE Canada
7/7/2012 Buffalo Hill Village Varysburg, NY
7/8/2012 Theatre at Westbury Westbury, NY
7/13/2012 Toyota Park Bridgeview, IL
7/14/2012 Jackson County Fairgrounds Jackson, MI
7/19/2012 Great Jones County Fair Monticello, IA
7/20/2012 Jamboree in the Hills Belmont, OH
7/21/2012 FunFest @ Johnson Memorial Stadium Kingsport, TN
7/22/2012 Bayside Toyota Pavilion Saint Leonard, MD
8/3/2012 Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Charlotte, NC
8/4/2012 Time Warner Pavilion @Walnut Creek Raleigh, NC
8/9/2012 Buffalo Chip Campground Sturgis, SD
8/11/2012 Fortune Bay Resort and Casino Tower, MN
8/16/2012 Sands Bethlehem Event Center Bethlehem, PA
8/17/2012 Oakdale Theatre Wallingford, CT
8/18/2012 Havelock Country Jamboree Havelock, ON Canada
8/24/2012 CenturyLink Center Bossier City, LA
8/25/2012 Amphitheater at the Wharf Orange Beach, AL
8/31/2012 Memphis Botanic Gardens Memphis, TN
9/1/2012 Turner Field Atlanta, GA
10/4/2012 Paul Paul Theatre Fresno, CA
10/5/2012 Stockton Arena Stockton, CA
10/6/2012 The Mountain Winery Saratoga, CA
10/27/2012 Simple Man Cruise 2012 Miami, FL

Lynyrd Skynyrd's Current Line Up:
Gary Rossington- Guitar
Johnny Van Zant- Vocals
Rickey Medlocke- Guitar
Mark "Sparky" Matejka- Guitar
Michael Cartellone- Drums
Johnny Colt - Bass
Peter Keys - Keyboards
Dale Krantz Rossington- Honkettes Backing Vocals
Carol Chase- Honkettes Backing Vocals

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