Alter Bridge Announce New Album + European Tour Dates

The good news is finally here! Alter Bridge is releasing their sixth album, entitled Walk the Sky, on October 18th!The band is kicking off its tour with Shinedown on November 12th in Copenhagen, and wrapping it up December 21st in London! Sevendust and The Raven Age will be appearing on select dates.You can preorder the album and get tickets + VIP packages at Alter Bridge’s official site. (The record is also available on the Napalm Records site.) Here is the track list for Walk the Sky and all of the tour dates!

  1. One Life
  2. Wouldn’t You Rather
  3. In the Deep
  4. Godspeed
  5. Native Son
  6. Take the Crown
  7. Indoctrination
  8. The Bitter End
  9. Pay No Mind
  10. Forever Falling
  11. Clear Horizon
  12. Walking on the Sky
  13. Tear Us Apart
  14. Dying Light

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5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#26)

1. Shallowpoint

Rock/metal from Tennessee. For fans of Devour the Day, Sevendust, Gemini Syndrome, etc. Shallowpoint has been recording new music and is booking shows (check out their official site for more). Here is the band’s latest lyric video, “Dislocate,” and for those with a heavier preference, check out “Fractured.”

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2. Landmvrks

Metal from France. For fans of early Bring Me The Horizon, Soilwork, Atreyu, etc. Landmvrks’ latest album, Fantasy, was released in November 2018 and they are currently touring to promote it. Listen to “Endless Paradox” and “Blistering.”

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3. Saint Slumber

Indie rock/alternative pop “forged in the suburban sprawl between Philadelphia and NYC.” For fans of The Chainsmokers, The 1975, twenty one pilots, etc. Saint Slumber will begin their new record cycle this spring and have been reworking their live performance for the upcoming shows. I listened to quite a few tracks while writing this. My favorites (so far) are “Youth,” “Cool,” and “Human.”

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4. Wild Root

Soul music with a rock interpretation (hard soul) from Florida. For fans of Steely Dan, Government Mule, Dave Matthews Band, etc. Wild Root is playing shows all over Florida, bringing their particular brand of bluesy, soul-touching rock with them. Kick off your Wild Root education with “More Than I Can See” and “Jungle.”

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5. All the Colours

Alternative rock from Australia. For fans of Beck, The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, etc. All the Colours is set to release their third album this year! Here is ATC’s latest single, “You Know, I Don’t,” and this track from 2015, “So High.”

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5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#24)

1. Lyrx

Country/rock from Tennessee. For fans of Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies, etc. Lyrx just released her first single, “Take the Money.” Check it out!

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2. 3teeth

Industrial music from California. For fans of KMFDM, Bile, Nine Inch Nails, etc. 3teeth will be releasing a new album this year. For now, here’s “Atrophy” and “Pit of Fire.”

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3. Thieves and Lovers

Alternative rock from Maryland. For fans of Gin Blossoms, Tom Petty, Goo Goo Dolls, etc. Thieves and Lovers just announced that there will be a new EP released this year. Listen to “Underneath” and my personal favorite, “Long Goodnight.”

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4. NoSelf

Nu metal/alternative metal from Florida. For fans of Spineshank, Deftones, Mudvayne, etc. NoSelf is set to hit the studio soon and work on tracks from their upcoming release, Human Cyborg Relations, Ep. 2. Check out their latest videos, “Frisco” and “Casting Stones.”

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5. CLLCTV

Alternative rock from California. For fans of the softer, more melodic side of Sevendust, Three Days Grace, Incubus, etc. CLLCTV’s latest EP, Seasons, was released in February 2018. Enjoy the first single, “Summer.”

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New Music (10/29 — 11/4)

Powerman 5000: “Footsteps and Voices”

Slipknot: “All Out Life”

Mechanical Vampires: “Burn”

Throne Of Eden: “Someone Dies Tonight”

Household: “Superiority Complex”

Architects: “Modern Misery”

Charlatan: “Remarkable”

Whitechapel: “Brimstone”

Ignite The Fire: “Lazarus”

The Japanese House: “Lilo”

Black Water Rising: “World of Frustration”

Sevendust: “Unforgiven”

Saint Slumber: “Fever”

Like A Storm: “Pure Evil”

Jason Charles Miller: “Hundred Pound Hammer”

Sodom: “One Step Over The Line”

You’re F!red: “Forgetmenow”

Night Demon: “Black Widow”

Recker: “King”

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#23)

Carousel Kings

Pop/punk from Pennsylvania. For fans of A Day to Remember, Simple Plan, New Found Glory, etc. Carousel Kings are currently in the studio working on a new record. For now, check out “Grey Goose” and “Bad Habit,” both from the album Charm City.

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2. Of Virtue

Melodic metal from Michigan. For fans of Slipknot, Atreyu, Sevendust, etc. Of Virtue will be busy touring for the remainder of 2018; their last show of the year will be December 8th at The Loft in Lansing, Michigan. Here are “Torn Apart” and “Ghost Town,” two of my personal favorites.

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3. Era 9

Self-proclaimed “trap rock” from Canada. For fans of In This Moment, Lacuna Coil, The Chainsmokers, Papa Roach, etc. Era 9 just released their newest video for “Black Widow (Tick Tock),” which can be found here. In addition, listen to “Hero” and “Scripture.”

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4. Eclipsica

Hard rock from California. For fans of Avenged Sevenfold, Bad Wolves, Danny Worsnop, etc. Eclipsica just released the video for “Reflections,” and their debut EP, Transcend, is available now!

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5. Boze

Rap/hip-hop from Georgia. For fans of G-Eazy, Eminem, NF, etc. Boze has finished recording his debut album, Donut Try This at Home, which will be released this fall. He will finish 2018 with his band Almost Kings, opening for Sevendust during their three day Home stint in Atlanta. Check out the first two singles from Boze, “Savagery” and “Loud.”

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Album of the Week: Sevendust’s Time Travelers & Bonfires

I love anything that Sevendust does acoustically. Lajon has a beautiful voice, as does Clint, and their lyrics often fit better with an acoustic accompaniment. Needless to say, Time Travelers & Bonfires is a favorite of mine.

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#13)

This is the Alabama edition! We have a lot of talent in my home state and I wanted to share it with the rest of you!

1. Common Rarity

Self-proclaimed “alternative odd rock.” I discovered these guys when I added bassist JD Smalley on Facebook. (I always check out my FB friends’ bands.) For fans of The Cure, The Clash, The Smashing Pumpkins, etc. Common Rarity is currently working on their second album and booking shows to spread their brand of rock.

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2. By All Means

Rock/Alternative/Heavy Metal. For fans of Sevendust, Shinedown, Tremonti, etc. By All Means have released the Buried EP, which you can hear on their official site or Soundcloud.

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3. Burn the Harlot

Hard Rock/Heavy Metal. For fans of Skindred, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, etc. Burn the Harlot’s album Calm Before the Storm is now available!

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4. All or Nothing

Alternative/Metal. For fans of Escape the Fate, Black Veil Brides, Rise Against, etc. All or Nothing just released their self-titled EP, available on Spotify and iTunes. Listen to “Napalm” and “Mauled By Jackalopes” here:

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5. Who Shot Lizzy?

Southern Rock/Country. I am familiar with Who Shot Lizzy? because of Roger Jones, who is an extremely talented musician that spans multiple genres. For fans of Zac Brown Band, David Allan Coe, Eric Church, etc. Who Shot Lizzy? is playing in Lyons, Georgia, at Kerrigan’s Lounge, July 5th — 7th.

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Clutch + Sevendust Announce Book of Bad Decisions Tour

I don’t think I could ask for a better lineup. Clutch and Sevendust, along with Tyler Bryant & the Shakedown, are hitting the road in September on the Book of Bad Decisions Tour.

Dates:

  • 9/16 – Chicago, IL – Riotfest **
  • 9/18 – St. Paul, MN – Myth Live
  • 9/19 – Kansas City, MO – Uptown Theater
  • 9/21 – Houston, TX – House of Blues
  • 9/22 – San Antonio, TX – River City Rock Fest **
  • 9/23 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
  • 9/25 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues
  • 9/27 – Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
  • 9/28 – Raleigh, NC – The Ritz
  • 9/29 – Atlanta, GA – The Masquerade (no Sevendust)
  • 9/30 – Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life Festival **
  • 10/2 – Denver, CO – Ogden Theater
  • 10/3 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot
  • 10/5 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory
  • 10/6 – Spokane, WA – Knitting Factory
  • 10/7 – Seattle, WA – Showbox SODO
  • 10/8 – Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
  • 10/9 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater
  • 10/11 – San Francisco, CA – The Regency Ballroom
  • 10/12 – Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theater
  • 10/13 – San Bernardino, CA – Glen Helen Amphitheater w/System Of A Down (no Sevendust)
  • 10/14 – San Diego, CA – North Park/Observatory
  • 10/15 – Tempe, AZ – The Marquee
  • 10/17 – Tulsa, OK – Cain’s Ballroom
  • 10/18 – Sauget, IL – Pop’s Nightclub
  • 10/19 – Grand Rapids, MI – 20 Monroe Live
  • 10/20 – Detroit, MI – The Filmore
  • 10/21 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE
  • 10/23 – Toronto, ON – Rebel
  • 10/25 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
  • 10/26 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
  • 10/27 – New York, NY – Irving Plaza
  • 10/28 – Philadelphia, PA – Electric Factory

** Festival date. Clutch and festival bill only