Alter Bridge's Brian Marshall: "As a bass player, I tend to play off of what a vocalist would do"

Brian Marshall: “As a bass player I tend to play off of what a vocalist would do"
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"Walk the Sky is quite a departure, with how we’ve gone about writing the record, and also its overall sound is something new for the band. The way that the record came together was a different process this time. 

"With our singer Myles Kennedy playing with Slash and doing his solo project, our guitarist Mark Tremonti also doing solo work and us all being in different parts of the world, we used technology to bounce ideas off of each other, specifically the Dropbox system.

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