Alter Bridge to Release New Studio Album, 'Fortress,' October 8 - Guitar World

Alter Bridge to Release New Studio Album, 'Fortress,' October 8

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Alter Bridge have announced that a new studio album — Fortress — will be released October 8 via EMI Label Services. The album will be the band's first studio release since 2010's ABIII.

Alter Bridge — Myles Kennedy on vocals, Mark Tremonti on guitar, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums — also have announced their only US show, which will take place October 4 at the House Of Blues in Orlando, Florida. You can check out all the band's scheduled dates below.

Fortress was produced by long-time Alter Bridge producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette, who is known for his work with Falling In Reverse, Story Of The Year and Incubus.

“When we started pre-production on this album, we pushed ourselves harder and further than we ever have previously in order to make the most out of every individual arrangement," Tremonti said. "We wanted this album to be our most unpredictable and exciting one yet. From the early feedback we have received, it looks like we have achieved what we set out to do."

Song titles on Fortress include “Cry Of Achilles,” “Bleed It Dry” and “Farther Than The Sun,” “All Ends Well” and the epic title track, “Fortress.”

Tickets for the October 4 show will go on sale Friday, July 26, at

For more about Alter Bridge, visit their official website.


Oct 4th Orlando, FL House of Blues (Only US show in 2013)
Oct 16th Nottingham, UK Arena
Oct 17th Birmingham, UK NIA
Oct 18th London, UK Wembley Arena
Oct 20th Cardiff, UK Arena
Oct 21st Glasgow, UK Hydro
Oct 22nd Manchester, UK Arena
Oct 24th Paris, FRA Zenith
Oct 25th Brussels, BEL AB
Oct 27th Berlin, GER Huxleys
Oct 28th Copenhagen, DEN Vega
Oct 29th Stockholm, SWE Arenan
Nov 3rd Amsterdam, HOL Heineken Music Hall
Nov 4th Dusseldorf, GER Mitsbishi Electric Halle
Nov 5th Wiesbaden, GER Schlachthof
Nov 7th Vienna, AUS Gasometer
Nov 8th Munich, GER Kesselhaus
Nov 9th Zurich, SWI Hallenstadion
Nov 11th Rome, ITA Atlantico
Nov 12th Milan, ITA Mediolanum
Nov 14th Barcelona, SPA Razzmatazz 2
Nov 15th Madrid, SPA Arena
Nov 16th Lisbon, POR Coliseum