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VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show Returns with Season 13 on January 18

VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show Returns with Season 13 on January 18

That Metal Show is returning for its 13th season this week. The acclaimed hard rock/heavy metal talk show, hosted by Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson, and Jim Florentine, kicks off its latest season January 18 at 11:00PM ET/PT. The guests for the debut episode are Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows and Black Label Society vocalist-guitarist Zakk […]

Playlist: Sevendust Vocalist Lajon Witherspoon’s Driving Mix

Playlist: Sevendust Vocalist Lajon Witherspoon’s Driving Mix

As Sevendust continues to tour behind their new album Black Out the Sun, Revolver asked the band’s frontman, Lajon Witherspoon, to share his driving playlist.     1. Whitesnake, “Forevermore” 2. Bruno Mars, “Moonshine” 3. The Weeknd, “Wicked Games” 4. Alter Bridge, “Waters Rising” 5. Big Wreck, “Control” 6. Ra, “Undertaken” 7. New Kids On […]

Album of the Week: Alter Bridge,  Fortress

Album of the Week: Alter Bridge, Fortress

In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Alter Bridge to the top spot, for their album Fortress. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Alter Bridge – Fortress 2. Ghost Avenue – Ghost Avenue 3. Korn – The Paradigm Shift 4. Promethium – Origins 5. A Day To Remember – […]

Review: Alter Bridge — Fortress

Review: Alter Bridge — Fortress

Having spent much of the last three years touring with their “other” bands (Creed, Slash, Projected), it’s no wonder the members of Alter Bridge have tried to make their fourth album special. They’ve got angst-laced balladry (“Lover”), hell-for-leather rockers (“Cry a River”), and sweeping, suite-style songwriting (“Fortress”), alongside the usual helpings of inhumanly tight unison […]

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

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 […]

Wolfgang Van Halen Assumes Bass Duties for Tremonti Tour

Wolfgang Van Halen Assumes Bass Duties for Tremonti Tour

This week, Alter Bridge/Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti kicked off his first-ever solo tour in support of his solo debut, All I Was. As an added treat for fans, Tremonti will be joined by friend and Van Halen bassist Wolfgang Van Halen for the tour. “I am excited to be joining the band and playing this […]

Review: Tremonti – All I Was

Review: Tremonti – All I Was

As a founding member of both Creed and Alter Bridge, guitarist Mark Tremonti has helped to define modern rock for the last two decades with his axwork. On his long awaited debut solo album, his playing is as epic as ever but way heavier. From the opening number, “Leave It Alone,” to the blistering title […]

Review: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

Review: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators – Apocalyptic Love

In contrast to his 2010 self-titled disc, a diverse affair with a multitude of guest vocalists that sometimes seemed strained under the weight of its creator’s own grand ambition, here Slash and his band, fronted by Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy, let the riffs and hooks fly freely. Though there are enough left turns to keep […]

Exclusive Interview: Slash, on new album ‘Apocalyptic Love’

Exclusive Interview: Slash, on new album ‘Apocalyptic Love’

“It’s been an interesting road from the mid ’90s up until now,” says iconic guitar hero Slash. “I never stopped to think, ‘What am I gonna to do in the long term?’ Or ruminated on my solo career, where it was heading. I’ve just been jamming around, going wherever the muse has taken me. And […]

Alter Bridge To Release Live DVD From Upcoming Wembley Arena Show

Alter Bridge To Release Live DVD From Upcoming Wembley Arena Show

Alter Bridge will be shooting a live DVD of their upcoming performance at London’s Wembley Arena later this month, for release in early 2012. The footage will be directed by long-time Alter Bridge director Daniel E Catullo III. “I am excited to once again direct Alter Bridge, and I couldn’t be more honored to be […]