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

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 ticketmaster.com.

For more about Alter Bridge, visit their official website.

ALTER BRIDGE TOUR DATES

  • Oct 4th Orlando, FLHouse of Blues (Only US show in 2013)
  • Oct 16th Nottingham, UKArena
  • Oct 17th Birmingham, UKNIA
  • Oct 18th London, UKWembley Arena
  • Oct 20th Cardiff, UKArena
  • Oct 21st Glasgow, UKHydro
  • Oct 22nd Manchester, UKArena
  • Oct 24th Paris, FRAZenith
  • Oct 25th Brussels, BELAB
  • Oct 27th Berlin, GERHuxleys
  • Oct 28th Copenhagen, DENVega
  • Oct 29th Stockholm, SWEArenan
  • Nov 3rd Amsterdam, HOLHeineken Music Hall
  • Nov 4th Dusseldorf, GERMitsbishi Electric Halle
  • Nov 5th Wiesbaden, GERSchlachthof
  • Nov 7th Vienna, AUSGasometer
  • Nov 8th Munich, GERKesselhaus
  • Nov 9th Zurich, SWIHallenstadion
  • Nov 11th Rome, ITAAtlantico
  • Nov 12th Milan, ITAMediolanum
  • Nov 14th Barcelona, SPARazzmatazz 2
  • Nov 15th Madrid, SPAArena
  • Nov 16th Lisbon, PORColiseum