(June 1, 2017 – New York, NY) – Coming off their most-successful world tour to date, Alter Bridge announces the release of a new live album and rarities collection. Live At The O2 Arena + Rarities is scheduled for worldwide release on September 8th via Napalm Records. One of the biggest moments of the band’s career was the monumental show at London's famous O2 Arena on November 24th, 2016. That landmark performance is now captured in its entirety on two CDs. The 19-track recording documents what an enormous presence ALTER BRIDGE have become on concert stages around the world. The album can be preordered here: http://smarturl.it/LiveAtTheO2Arena.
Myles Kennedy, Mark Tremonti, Brian Marshall, and Scott Phillips tear through hits like "Farther Than The Sun", "Show Me A Leader," "Rise Today", and their masterpiece "Isolation", showcasing a band on the top of their game. Other highlights include the Tremonti sung "Waters Rising," the acoustic-driven “Watch Over You” and their mighty signature anthem "Blackbird”.
In addition, this latest release contains an exclusive full-length "Rarities"-CD that will give every collector cause for rejoice. The CD features the never-before released tracks "Cruel Sun" and "Solace” that were recorded during the One Day Remains sessions. The song “Breathe” from those same sessions was released as a bonus track exclusively for Best Buy on The Last Hero. These tracks join seven other songs that have only been released in Japan until this collection."
This incredible collection of ALTER BRIDGE gems will be released in xxx different formats! In addition to the regular 3 CD audio version, you can go for the ultimate fan experience and get one of the limited deluxe versions which also include an exclusive ALTER BRIDGE documentary with plenty of interviews with the band, their crew and family, giving you an amazing glimpse behind the scenes of this legendary show at London's O2 arena! Check out the trailer here: https://youtu.be/Ifw-sdxHrvU
The band is kicking off their European tour on June 3rd and it will run through July 7th. If you want to experience the ALTER BRIDGE live force on stage yourself, make sure you catch them on one of the following dates all across Europe this summer! They will blow you away!
ALTER BRIDGE EUROPEAN TOUR DATES 2017:
06.06.17 NL - Tilburg / 013
14.06.17 CZ - Prague / Forum Karlin
20.06.17 IE - Dublin / Olympia
21.06.17 UK - Belfast / Ulster Hall
24.06.17 DE - Leipzig / Haus Auensee
29.06.17 ES - Madrid / Auditorio M. Rios
30.06.17 ES - Bilbao / Miribilla
03.06.17 DE - Nuremberg / Rock im Park
04.06.17 DE - Nurburgring / Rock am Ring
08.06.17 SE - Solvesborg / Sweden Rock
10.06.17 FR - Paris / Download
11.06.17 UK - Donington / Download
15.06.17 AT - Nickelsdorf / Novarock
17.06.17 BE - Dessel / Graspop
18.06.17 FR - Clisson / Hellfest
23.06.17 DK - Copenhagen / Copenhell
26.06.17 LU - Luxembourg City / LuxExpo
02.07.17 ES - Barcelona / Rock Fest
05.07.17 IT - Rome / Rock in Rome
06.07.17 IT - Milan / Market Sound
07.07.17 CH - Pratteln / Summernights
Alter Bridge burst onto the music scene in 2004 with the release of their gold-selling debut, One Day Remains. In 2007, the band released Blackbird, the album that elevated the band’s profile worldwide. The epic solo in the title track “Blackbird” was voted “Greatest Guitar Solo Of All Time” by Guitarist Magazine. ABIII was released in 2010 and the single “Isolation” gave the band their first #1 single. In 2013, the band reached an elevated creative and critical plateau with Fortress. In 2016, the band released The Last Hero returning them to the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 for the first time since their debut. Alter Bridge has appeared on The Tonight Show and Jimmy Kimmel Live and their music has been used by the WWE, Major League Baseball and NASCAR to name a few.
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