ALTER BRIDGE ANNOUNCE 2014 U.S. FALL TOUR

Alter Bridge press shot 2010Shot on July 17, 2010July 17, 2010.© Ashley MaileStill riding the crushing wave from the success of their latest album, Alter Bridge are going back out on the road this fall in America. The band recently completed a festival run that saw them perform in America and Europe at Rock On The Range, Welcome To Rockville, Grasspop Metal Meeting, Sweden Rock Festival, Rock am Ring, and more. Now, the band is hitting the road at home for one last leg in 2014. The month-long trek kicks off on October 4 at the Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville, KY and wraps up on October 26 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. The band’s latest effort Fortress came out nearly a year ago, and ranked #14 on TheRockRevival.com’s Top 50 Rock Albums of 2013.

Alter Bridge formed in 2004 and released their debut album, One Day RemainslaterAlter Bridge Fortress that same year via Wind-Up Records. The album hit #5 on the Billboard Top 200, and eventually was certified gold. The band toured hard from 2004-2006 and then began writing new material for their next album. They inked a deal with Universal Republic Records, and released their sophomore effort, Blackbirdin 2007. The disc hit #13 on the Billboard Top 200 #4 on US Top Rock Albums, and #2 on UK Rock Albums. It sold over 47,000 copies in it’s first week of sales. The band embarked on an extensive world tour to support the record, and recorded the live DVD, Live In Amsterdamin Germany on December 7, 2008. In 2009, Alter Bridge took a break, as Tremonti, Phillips, and Marshall reunited with Scott Stapp for a Creed tour, and Myles Kennedy went to work with Slash.

Alter Bridge band 2014In 2010, they returned triumphantly with their third studio LP, AB III. The album debuted at #17 on the Billboard Top 200, and the album’s lead single, “Isolation”, hit #1 on Active Rock Radio. The band toured relentlessly, with appearances at some of the world’s biggest festivals including Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, Nova Rock Festival, Hellfest Summer Open Air, Download Festival, and Soundwave. In the summer of 2011, the band co-headlined the Carnival of Madness Tour alongside Theory of a Deadman, with special guests Black Stone Cherry, Adelitas Way, and Emphatic. On November 29, 2011, Alter Bridge recorded their show at Wembley Arena for the live DVD Live at WembleyIt was the largest headlining show of the band’s career. Alter Bridge will be touring this spring in the U.S. and Europe in support of their latest album, Fotresswhich debuted at #12 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on Billboard Rock Albums. – by Matt Bishop

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DATE

CITY, STATE

VENUE

Oct 4th

Louisville, KY

Louder Than Life Festival

Oct 7th

Bethlehem, PA

Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Oct 9th

Worcester, MA

The Palladium

Oct 10th

Sayreville, NJ

Starland Ballroom

Oct 12th

Huntington, NY

The Paramount

Oct 13th

Lancaster, PA

Freedom Hall at the Lancaster County Convention Center

Oct 15th

Northfield, OH

Hard Rock Live

Oct 16th

St. Louis, MO

The Pageant

Oct 20th

Denver, CO

Paramount Theatre

Oct 22nd

Seattle, WA

Showbox SODO

Oct 23rd

Spokane, WA

Knitting Factory

Oct 25th

San Frnacisco, CA

Warfield Theatre

Oct 26th

Los Angeles, CA

Wiltern

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