Alter Bridge is a rock band formed in Orlando, Florida (USA).
Three of the four musicians: guitarist Mark Tremonti, bassist Brian Marshall and drummer Scott Phillips, used to play in the post-grunge band Creed. In 2004, singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy (The Mayfield Four) joined the trio and so Alter Bridge was born. Kennedy is also known as vocalist and guitarist with Slash’ (Guns ‘n Roses) solo band called Slash ft. Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators.
The band name comes from an actual bridge located near Tremonti’s former home on Alter Road in Detroit, Michigan.
The band has released 5 studio albums and 3 live cd/dvds so far:
2004 – One Day Remains
2007 – Blackbird
2009 – Live from Amsterdam (live cd/dvd/blu-ray)
2010 – ABIII
2012 – Live at Wembley (live cd/dvd/blu-ray)
2013 – Fortress
2016 – The Last Hero
2018 – Live at The Royal Albert Hall (live cd/dvd/blu-ray)
Click here for the full discography incl. all tracklists and album covers.
Myles Kennedy (lead vocals/guitar)
Myles Richard Kennedy (born Myles Richard Bass) is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Spokane, Washington. Best know from Alter Bridge and Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators (solo band from Slash – Guns ‘n Roses). He was a former guitar instructor, and also appearing on several projects from other artists live and in the studio.
Former bands: Cosmic Dust, Citizen Swing and The Mayfield Four
Other current bands: Slash ft. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, Solo project
Mark Tremonti (guitar/back-up vocals)
Mark Thomas Tremonti is an American musician, singer and songwriter. Best known as founder and guitarist of both Alter Bridge and the post-grunge band Creed. In 2011 he started a solo band called Tremonti featuring Wolfgang Van Halen, son of Eddie Van Halen. In 2001 he received a Grammy Award for Creeds single With Arms Wide Open.
Tremonti is also a long term user of Paul Reed Smith Guitars, he currently has two signature models with PRS.
Former band: Creed
Other current band: Tremonti
Brian Marshall (bass guitar)
Brian Aubrey Marshall is an American musician and songwriter. Best know as co-founder and bassist of Alter Bridge and Creed. He started playing drums on his fathers drumkit first, untill his father bought him a bass guitar.
In 2012 he joined Markt Tremonti’s solo band ‘Tremonti’ but he left due personal reasons.
Outside his musical career he also works as a real estate broker in Orlando, FL.
Former bands: Creed, Tremonti
Other current band: Walking With Giants
Scott Phillips (drums)
Thomas Scott Phillips is an American musician and songwriter. Best known as co-founder and drummer of the bands Alter Bridge, Creed and Projected.
He is a self-taught drummer, started playing at the age of 18.
In 2012, he started the supergroup Projected with members of Sevendust and Submersed.
Former band: Creed
Other current band: Projected