Howie Dorough tells Billboard.com that as the Backstreet Boys begin work on their sixth album, he and bandmate AJ McLean are working on solo projects. “A.J.’s about done” with his album, Dorough tells Gary Graff, while his own effort, which will explore the Latin roots of his mother’s family, is “probably close to halfway there.”
Dorough said the Boys have already began recording some new material while on tour in Europe, and will return to the studio after wrapping up their North American jaunt. “We’re looking at getting back into the studio quite quickly,” Dorough promised. “We want to hopefully have something ready to go or at least be heavily into it by the end of the year and have something out towards the beginning of next year.” Read more.