WES SCANTLIN Says Next PUDDLE OF MUDD Album Is ‘Pretty Much Done’

PUDDLE OF MUDD frontman Wes Scantlin spoke to Jave Patterson of Reno’s Rock 104.5 radio station in regards to the progress of the recording periods for the follow-up to 2019’s “Welcome To Galvania” album. “The file is principally just about performed,” he stated (as transcribed by Phoosi). “I’ve simply gotta polish it somewhat bit up and revise a few issues. I did numerous work with [former PUDDLE OF MUDD bassist] Doug Ardito [and former PUDDLE OF MUDD guitarist] Christian Stone that was once enjoying with me and stuff like that. And so they had principally saved a bunch of songs that have been recorded. And I am actually glad about it. It was somewhat funky, however I am glad that it was put right into a musical vault. So it takes numerous weight off my shoulders.”

Scantlin‘s newest feedback come six months after he made headlines for on onstage meltdown on the EPIC Occasion Middle in Inexperienced Bay, Wisconsin the place he appeared to barely get the phrases out to the band’s hits, complained that the lighting was blinding him and abruptly ended the present after only a few songs.

Wes had virtually continuous issues with the regulation, alcohol, funds and different points, earlier than claiming to have gotten sober in 2017. Scantlin stated that he ended up going again to rehab and receiving remedy “as a result of there’s actually nowhere else to go.” He additionally credited his household and followers for giving him the power to attempt to get higher.

Scantlin was arrested at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport (LAX) in September 2017 after he tried to board a aircraft with a BB gun. He pleaded no contest and was banned from LAX until it concerned touring for work.

Earlier than that, there have been a number of tumultuous years for the singer and guitarist. In January of 2016, he was arrested on suspicion of breaking into his former residence and vandalizing a number of the property.

He skipped two courtroom dates associated to the fees later that spring, which led to a different arrest.

Previous to that, Scantlin was arrested in December 2015 for possession of a managed substance and had a number of earlier busts that very same 12 months for driving underneath the affect.

Moreover, he was arrested at a Denver airport in 2015 for taking a joyride on a baggage carousel and brought into custody way back to 2012 for an altercation with a flight attendant.

He additionally ended plenty of PUDDLE OF MUDD reveals in 2016 early with numerous meltdowns, together with one by which he accused a fan of stealing his home

PUDDLE OF MUDD was shaped in 1991 in Kansas Metropolis by Scantlin, the one unique member nonetheless with the band. The group into the mainstream with 2001’s “Come Clear”, which yielded three hits — “Management”, “Blurry” and “She Hates Me”.

“Welcome To Galvania” was launched by way of Pavement Leisure.

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