ALTER BRIDGE TO RELEASE SIXTH STUDIO ALBUM ‘WALK THE SKY’

For over 15 years, Alter Bridge has been a band known for blurring the line between hard rock and heavy metal. Building upon the sound that has won the band worldwide critical acclaim and a devoted global fan base, the band returns with their sixth studio album, Walk The Sky. The album is scheduled for worldwide release on October 18th via Napalm Records. The fourteen-track opus marks a creative highpoint for the quartet comprised of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums. Walk The Sky is a complete career retrospective drawing upon elements from each of the band’s previous releases to create something new from the band.

Recorded in a way never done before, the album was born from complete song ideas created by Kennedy and Tremonti. These songs would then be worked on by the entire band to create the fourteen songs that would make Walk The Sky the listening experience it is. This varies from the band’s previous method going back to their sophomore release Blackbird where Kennedy and Tremonti would combine individual ideas and riffs alongside producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette to form some of the band’s most revered songs. From the opening vocal melody on “One Life” to the moving finale of “Dying Light,” Alter Bridge have created a formidable addition to their music catalog. Songs like “Godspeed,” “Native Son” and “Walking On The Sky” are sure to be early additions to the live set. “Forever Falling” also marks a lead vocal return from Tremonti with Kennedy taking the chorus as done previously on the Fortress favorite “Waters Rising.” The first single “Wouldn’t You Rather” is quintessential Alter Bridge and will released in two weeks.

The album is now available for pre-order at https://smarturl.it/WalkTheSky.

The track listing for Walk The Sky is: 

  1. One Life

  2. Wouldn’t You Rather

  3. In The Deep

  4. Godspeed

  5. Native Son

  6. Take The Crown

  7. Indoctrination

  8. The Bitter End

  9. Pay No Mind

  10. Forever Falling

  11. Clear Horizon

  12. Walking On The Sky

  13. Tear Us Apart

  14. Dying Light

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