Blind Melon re-forms with new singer

Blind Melon re-forms with new singer

There are 5 comments on the Political Gateway story from Oct 21, 2006, titled Blind Melon re-forms with new singer. In it, Political Gateway reports that:

The U.S. band Blind Melon has re-formed with a new lead singer replacing Shannon Hoon, who died 11 years ago.

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eryn hoffman

Yellville, AR

#1 Nov 15, 2006
why? how? I understand that the band members could still want to continue with their music, but in the name of Blind Melon? In my memory I will always remember the band as a group that made awesome music together, With Shannon Hoon. I have to say this.... i respect them and idolize all of them. But the thought of the name Blind Melon being used for something different, makes me and my friends cry. LOVELOVELOVE
ponder this

Miami, FL

#2 Feb 26, 2008
Maybe the fact that they are playing under the same name is to keep Shannon's memory alive. By them doing this, it also brings new and young people into the greatness of shannon, brad, chris, glen, and rodgers. It's not bad it's fantastic. I saw them and let me tell you, it's exciting to see people come in droves to still see blind melon. This wasn't an opportunity to find a singer through another reality show. It was on a whim, and there just livin man. Let them.
ponder this

Miami, FL

#3 Feb 26, 2008
Oh yeah, Shannon died at an unfortunate time for his music. It really was shoved on the back burner cause he passed. Now all that good stuff is gonna be on the fingertips of sooo many people. Now more people can see what you see. And Travis does an amazing job. trust me
Collin Peterson

Nashville, TN

#4 Mar 17, 2008
The new singer is awesome... I was skeptical but they are awesome. It is an exciting time to be a blind melon fan. My review of the nashville show at LiveMusicPhotography.info.
travis welch

Bristol, TN

#5 Jun 6, 2008
at first i thought it was a horrible idea,but if travis is as good as soom people say then I say go for it.I wish thy would change the name but oh well im ready and waiting to see them live.even though nobody will ever top Shannon Hoon,we miss you.

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