ALTER BRIDGE To Release 'Walk The Sky' Album In October; European Tour With SHINEDOWN, SEVENDUST Announced

ALTER BRIDGE To Release 'Walk The Sky' Album In October; European Tour With SHINEDOWN, SEVENDUST Announced

ALTER BRIDGE will release its sixth studio album, "Walk The Sky", on October 18 via Napalm Records. The 14-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.

Recorded in a fresh way, "Walk The Sky" was born from complete song ideas created by Kennedy and Tremonti. This material was then worked on by the entire band to develop "Walk The Sky" into a unique listening experience. 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 their most revered songs. From the opening vocal melody on "One Life" to the moving finale of "Dying Light", ALTER BRIDGE has created a formidable addition to its 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", will be released in two weeks.

"Walk The Sky" track listing:

01. One Life
02. Wouldn't You Rather
03. In The Deep
04. Godspeed
05. Native Son
06. Take The Crown
07. Indoctrination
08. The Bitter End
09. Pay No Mind
10. Forever Falling
11. Clear Horizon
12. Walking On The Sky
13. Tear Us Apart
14. Dying Light

ALTER BRIDGE will head out on a worldwide tour beginning in September. The trek will launch in the United States before heading over to Europe to close out 2019. The European dates scheduled for November and December will feature support from SHINEDOWN, SEVENDUST and THE RAVEN AGE. The North American dates will be announced in the near future. The band will also take part in the inaugural Exit 111 festival in October and the sold-out 2020 sailing of ShipRocked.


Nov. 12 - DEN, Copenhagen - KB Hall
Nov. 14 - FIN, Helsinki - Ice Hall Black Box
Nov. 16 - SWE, Stockholm - Hovet
Nov. 17 - NOR, Oslo - Sentrum Scene
Nov. 19 - GER, Hamburg - Sporthalle
Nov. 20 - GER, Berlin - Columbiahalle
Nov. 22 - GER, Leipzig - Hause Auensee
Nov. 23 - POL, Warsaw - Hala Kolo
Nov. 26 - GER,Cologne - Palladium
Nov. 27 - GER, Munich - Zenith
Nov. 29 - AUT, Vienna - Gasometer
Dec. 01 - SWI, Zurich - Halle 622
Dec. 02 - ITA, Milan - Mediolanum Forum
Dec. 04 - SPA, Barcelona - St. Jordi Club
Dec. 06 - POR, Lisbon - Sala Tejo
Dec. 07 - SPA, Madrid - Vistalegre
Dec. 09 - FRA, Paris - Olympia
Dec. 10 - HOL, Amsterdam - AFAS Live
Dec. 12 - BEL, Brussels - Cirque Royal
Dec. 14 - ENG, Nottingham - Motorpoint Arena
Dec. 15 - ENG, Manchester - Manchester Arena
Dec. 17 - SCO, Glasgow SSE - Hydro Arena
Dec. 18 - ENG, Birmingham - Birmingham Arena
Dec. 20 - WAL, Cardiff - Motorpoint Arena
Dec. 21 - ENG, London - 02 Arena

Photo credit: Dan Sturgess


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