REVIEW: Alter Bridge – ‘Walk the Sky’

Review by Greg Maki-----“... In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” That famous quote is attributed to Benjamin Franklin in 1789. In the 21st century, however, there is at least one more certainly: Every three years, Alter Bridge will release a new studio album, and it will be... Continue Reading →

Alter Bridge releases ‘Wouldn’t You Rather’ music video

On the heels of the recently announced U.S. co-headline tour with Skillet, Alter Bridge has released the first song and music video from its upcoming sixth studio album, "Walk the Sky." “Wouldn’t You Rather” already has started to make noise at radio, and the companion video is available now. The clip, directed by Dan Sturgess, is a performance... Continue Reading →

Alter Bridge to release sixth studio album, ‘Walk the Sky,’ on Oct. 18

Alter Bridge will release its sixth studio album, "Walk the Sky," on Oct. 18 via Napalm Records. The 14-track opus marks a creative highpoint for the quartet comprising Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums. Recorded in a way never done before, the album was... Continue Reading →

Mark Morton releases new song featuring Myles Kennedy

Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton has released the song "Save Defiance." The track features vocalist Myles Kennedy of Alter Bridge and Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators fame, with Alice in Chains' Mike Inez on bass and Korn's Ray Luzier on drums. The song comes from Morton's debut solo release, "Anesthetic," which will be released March 1 on WPP/Spinefarm Records. "Myles was our... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Mark Morton – ‘Anesthetic’

Review by Greg Maki-----Maybe the most remarkable aspect of “Anesthetic,” the debut solo album from Lamb of God guitarist Mark Morton, is that it sounds like exactly that—an album. The 10 songs feature 12 lead vocalists, yet it feels cohesive and of a piece. And though much of the guitar playing is unmistakable, it doesn’t... Continue Reading →

From the tabletop to the swamp: Greg’s top 10 of 2018

By Greg Maki ----- Everyone is welcome to have an opinion, but with respect, anyone who still thinks rock is dead wasn’t paying attention throughout the year that’s about to end. In 2018, it was a rare week that didn’t feature at least one or two new releases in hard rock or metal to get... Continue Reading →

Alter Bridge to release ‘Live at the Royal Albert Hall’ on Sept. 7

After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren’t many items left on a band’s bucket list. For Alter Bridge, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in October 2017 when the band performed two sold-out shows at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall backed by the... Continue Reading →

LIVE RECAP: Myles Kennedy – 05/16/18 – Baltimore Soundstage – Baltimore, Maryland

Review by Greg Maki ----- It takes some serious guts to take the stage alone when you’re used to having guitar gods like Slash or Mark Tremonti out there with you. But that’s exactly what Myles Kennedy is doing on his tour supporting his debut solo release, “Year of the Tiger,” including a stop at... Continue Reading →

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