Sunday, April 5, 2015

Alter Bridge to regroup for fifth album

Alter Bridge guitarist Mark Tremonti says the band plan to regroup this year to begin work on their fifth studio album.

“I think we'll probably get together this year and get the ball rolling songwriting-wise,” he tells HNGN about the follow-up to 2013's "Fortress", "and 2016 is when we plan to hit the studio. We've got some offers for some shows later this year, but our schedules are so all over the place that I don't know if that's going to happen.”

Singer Myles Kennedy is on the road with Slash while the guitarist is currently gearing up to launch a spring US tour later this month with his own band, Tremonti, and the June 9 release of their second record, “Cauterize.”

He also reveals that a third album is already in the can.

“One thing is that this is a two-album project,” he explains. “The first album is coming out and it's what we want everyone to focus on now, but there will be another follow-up record that was recorded at the same time as this album and it's going to be called ‘Dust.’"

Tremonti recently announced that Tanner Keegan will handle bass duties in Wolfgang Van Halen’s absence on their upcoming tour dates due to a scheduling conflict with his namesake band, Van Halen.

See also:

Tremonti name fill-in bassist for Wolfgang Van Halen
Wolfgang Van Halen to miss Tremonti tour
Tremonti issue Another Heart lyric video
Tremonti confirm Cauterize album release
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