On the heels of wrapping up the successful VICTORIOUS SKY TOUR alongside Skillet and Dirty Honey, Alter Bridge have achieved another milestone in their 15-year career. The latest album Walk The Sky (Napalm Records) has brought the band comprised of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips their first ever #1 on Top Current Albums chart. The band’s newest release found a home at #1 on over a dozen charts around the globe including: Top Current Albums (US), Billboard Top Albums (US), Current Hard Music Albums (US), Current Rock Albums (US), Current Alternative Albums (US), Record Label Independent Current Albums (US), Record Label Independent Current Album Consumption (US), Internet Albums (US), Top Albums – Market Share – ADA (US), Top Albums with TEA (US), Hard Music (Canada), Top Hard Music Albums (Canada), 100 Independent Albums (UK), Rock & Metal Chart (UK), Top 100 Swiss Albums (Switzerland). Walk The Sky entered the official album Charts at #3 in Austria, Scotland and the Swedish Hard Rock Charts, at #4 in the UK and Canada at #5 in Germany, at #7 in Australia and #16 on the US Billboard 200.
“15 years into our career as Alter Bridge and we finally have a #1 for album sales in America! We are over the moon to say the least. More important, we are forever grateful to the fans for making it happen,” explains Myles Kennedy.
“We are so honored and excited about the response to the new album. It is a testament to how incredible our fans are and the support they always give us. Thanks to everyone who picked the album up and helped us achieve another career first for Alter Bridge,” adds Mark Tremonti.
Leading up to the release of Walk The Sky, Alter Bridge released five different tracks from the fourteen-song album. The single “Wouldn’t You Rather” along with “Pay No Mind,” “Take The Crown,” “In The Deep,” and “Dying Light” served as appetizers for the 62-minute opus. Walk The Sky is produced by longtime collaborator Michael “Elvis” Baskette and is available in various configurations at https://smarturl.it/WalkTheSky.
Alter Bridge will begin their European headline tour next month. That tour, billed as the WALK THE SKY TOUR, is scheduled for November and December and will feature Shinedown, Sevendust and The Raven Age. Ticket information for all shows can be found at: https://alterbridge.com.
Alter Bridge WALK THE SKY TOUR Featuring Shinedown, Sevendust and The Raven Age:
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 Bemowo
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