Velvet Revolver score a massive success with 'Contraband'...

Rock supergroup VELVET REVOLVER’s debut album ‘CONTRABAND’ has shot straight to the top of the charts in the US.

The album, which features the talents of ex-Guns N’ Roses bandmembers Slash, Duff McKagan and Matt Sorum, ex-Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland and Wasted Youth guitarist Dave Kushner, has sold over 256,000 copies in its first week, reports Billboard.

The band, who reached number 11 in last week’s UK chart with ‘Contraband’, are currently in the middle of their first North American tour.