April 2, 2013
Alter Bridge 2013 European Tour Announcement
ALTER BRIDGE RETURN TO EUROPE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2011
BAND ANNOUNCE TOUR IN OCTOBER WITH SPECIAL GUEST HALESTORM
ALTER BRIDGE are thrilled to announce they will be returning to Europe for a sixteen-date tour this October and November. The upcoming tour marks the band’s first time back in Europe since November 2011. In the interim, guitarist Mark Tremonti released his debut solo record All I Was, singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy returned fronting Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, and drummer Scott Phillips teamed up with friends in Sevendust to form Projected. Alter Bridge toured extensively in support of their last album ABIII, released in 2010. That tour was immortalized in the band’s now legendary sold-out performance at London’s Wembley Arena in November 2011 and released as the Alter Bridge: Live At Wembley DVD. Currently, the band - completed by bassist Brian Marshall - are hard at work writing/recording their new album, set for release via Roadrunner Records this September.
Frontman Myles Kennedy exclaims, "Thrilled to be returning to Europe with Halestorm later this year! I’m looking forward to reconnecting with the part of the world that embraced Alter Bridge from the start."
Dates are as follows:
Thu 24th Oct - PARIS FR Zenith
Fri 25th Oct - BRUSSELS BE AB
Sun 27th Oct - BERLIN DE Huxleys
Mon 28th Oct - COPENHAGEN DK Vega
Tue 29th Oct - STOCKHOLM SE Arenan
Sun 3rd Nov - AMSTERDAM NL Heineken Music Hall
Mon 4th Nov - DUSSELDORF DE Mitsubishi Electric Halle
Tue 5th Nov - WIESBADEN DE Schlachthof
Thu 7th Nov - VIENNA AT Gasometer
Fri 8th Nov - MUNICH DE Kesselhaus
Sat 9th Nov - ZURICH CH Hallenstadion
Mon 11th Nov - ROME IT Atlantico
Tue 12th Nov - MILAN IT Mediolanum Forum
Thu 14th Nov - BARCELONA ES Razzmatazz2
Fri 15th Nov - MADRID ES Arena
Sat 16th Nov - LISBON PT Coliseum
Rounding out the bill are recent Grammy Award winners, HALESTORM.
Fresh off their own recent European dates, HALESTORM already can’t wait to get back to these shores this Autumn. The are still celebrating their recent Grammy win for ‘Best Metal/Hard Rock Performance’ for single ‘Love Bites (And So Do I)’, taken from their current album ‘The Strange Case Of...’.Guitar-wielding banshee Lzzy Hale had this to say, “I'm so excited to be sharing the stage with our friends in Alter Bridge! I am so lucky to be the little sis of Rock on this tour. All of these men have been so influential to my life, and are tremendous performers. Anyone attending one of these shows better be prepared to leave the building barefoot, cuz the lot of us are gonna rock your socks off!"
Roadrunner Records are pleased to announce that there are a limited amount of presale tickets available for this tour, so in order to get yours 48 hours before they go on general sale click here (alterbridge.seetickets.com) Presale starts Wednesday 3rd April at 10AM CET. General Sale starts Friday 5th April at 10AM CET.