Monday, November 23, 2009

Alter Bridge - Discography

Alter Bridge is an American rock band based in Orlando, Florida. The band was formed in 2004 by then-former members of Creed, Mark Tremonti (lead guitar, vocals), Brian Marshall (bass) and Scott Phillips (drums), which had gone through a breakup due to issues with singer Scott Stapp. Joining Alter Bridge is Myles Kennedy (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), formerly of The Mayfield Four.

Kennedy, Tremonti, Phillips and Marshall started a new band and soon after juggling a few names (one of which was One Day Remains, which eventually became the title for their debut album), settled on the moniker Alter Bridge, which was named after a bridge in Detroit near Tremonti's home on Alter Road. The bridge led to a bad side of town and the neighborhood children were not allowed to cross because of this. Thus, according to Tremonti, the name of the band symbolizes going over into the unknown and starting something new.

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Alter Bridge - One Day Remains (2004)
Alter Bridge released their debut album, One Day Remains, on August 10, 2004 along with their first single "Open Your Eyes", which was followed by "Find The Real" and "Broken Wings". "Find The Real" was used as theme music to the WWE 2005 Royal Rumble. The album has been certified Gold in the United States, with sales worldwide reaching 750,000.

Tracks: (Click a song to Listen online or Download for Study)
01. Find the Real
02. One Day Remains
03. Open Your Eyes
04. Burn It Down
05. Metalingus
06. Broken Wings
07. In Loving Memory
08. Down to My Last
09. Watch Your Words
10. Shed My Skin
11. The End Is Here

All songs written solely by Mark Tremonti, except for tracks 1-3, 5, and 11, written by Mark Tremonti and Myles Kennedy. The song "Metalingus" has been used since late 2004 as the theme song for WWE superstar Edge.

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Alter Bridge - Blackbird (2007)
the second album of rock band Alter Bridge. The album was released on October 9, 2007. The first single, "Rise Today", was released on July 30, 2007. The album peaked at number 13 on the Billboard 200, selling 47,000 copies in its first week on the charts. As of December 2008, Blackbird has sold 227,000 copies.

Tracks: (Click a song to Listen online or Download for Study)
01. Ties That Bind
02. Come to Life
03. Brand New Start
04. Buried Alive
05. Coming Home
06. Before Tomorrow Comes
07. Rise Today
08. Blackbird
09. One By One
10. Watch Over You
11. Break Me Down
12. White Knuckles
13. Wayward One

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