On the heels of their recently announced seventh studio album Pawns & Kingsacclaimed rockers Alter Bridge released the first single – the metal-leaning track “Silver Tongue.” Known for the signature double-guitar attack backed by a driving rhythm section, “Silver Tongue” is one of the toughest songs in the band’s recent catalog.
The quartet of Myles Kennedy on vocals/guitars, Mark Tremonti on guitars/vocals, Brian Marshall on bass and Scott Phillips on drums delivered an infectious metal song and an instant classic in the Alter Bridge canon. The song is currently available through all digital service providers and all digital pre-orders will receive an instant download of the single along with the closer album “Pawns & Kings”.
The music video for “Silver Tongue” follows two characters who fall in love with a painting that comes to life. The painting pulls the characters into a dark world and forces them to fight for survival in a classic battle of good versus evil. The animated music video for “Silver Tongue” was created and directed by Better Feeling Films’ Ollie Jones (Myles Kennedy, Prodigy, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets) and is available now here:
Pawns & Kings – the band’s seventh studio album – is due out worldwide on October 14e through Napalm Records. The album is comprised of 10 epic new tracks that are sure to attract new fans of the band around the world while satiating their fervent supporters who have been patiently waiting for the band’s new music. The group released a lyric video for the title track which was released and garnered over 250,000 views in less than 5 days.
The lyric video for “Pawns & Kings” can be seen here: https://youtu.be/aTqN0nh7Avk. Pawns & Kings has found Alter Bridge reunited with longtime collaborator and producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette to create a collection of memorable new additions to the band’s impressive lineup.
From the opening riffs of “This Is War” to the closer title track album “Pawns & Kings”, Alter Bridge returns with an album of intense tracks that were born after their last album’s cycle was cut short. by the global pandemic. Songs like “Dead Among The Living”, “Silver Tongue” and “Holiday” feature the iconic songwriting the band is known for. The album offers many epic adventures, with three songs over six minutes each. The opus “Fable Of The Silent Son” arrives at 8:29 and is the longest song recorded in the group’s catalog – a distinction held by “Blackbird” so far. Mark Tremonti steps out of his backing vocal role to lead “Stay,” an introspective ballad that’s sure to become a live fan favorite.
The track listing for “Pawns & Kings” is as follows:
1) It’s war
2) Death among the living
3) Silver Tongue
4) Sin after sin
7) Fable of the Silent Son
8) Season of Promise
9) Last Man Standing
10) Pawns & Kings
Alter Bridge Pawns & Kings is now available for pre-order in the following configurations here: https://lnk.to/PawnsAndKings.
-1 LP Gatefold BLACK Vinyl
-1 LP Gatefold INKSPOT BLACK/GOLD Vinyl w/ Slipmat and Record Butler (Napalm mail order only, limited to 500 worldwide)
-1 LP Gatefold MARBLED WHITE/CRYSTAL CLEAR Vinyl (Napalm mail order only, limited to 400 worldwide)
-1 LP Gatefold MARBLED ORANGE/BLACK Vinyl (Band Shop only)
-1 LP Gatefold MARBLED WHITE/BLACK Vinyl (Band Shop only)
-1 LP Gatefold CRYSTAL CLEAR Vinyl (Band Shop only, limited to 300 only)
– Deluxe boxed set with CD Digisleeve, pendant, tote bag, guitar pick tin (Napalm mail order only, limited to 700 worldwide)
-Music Cassette BROWN TRANSPARENT (VPC Napalm only, limited to 150 worldwide)
Alter Bridge will be touring extensively in support of Pawns & Kings. The band have already announced a European tour for November and December which will make 25 stops over a six-week period. The tour starts on November 1st in Germany and will stop in Denmark, Sweden, Spain and others before concluding on December 12e at the O2 Arena in the UK. Halestorm and Mammoth WVH, longtime friends, will lend their support on the upcoming European tour. More information on all tour dates and ticket links can be found at www.alterbridge.com.
ALTER BRIDGE ON VISIT:
November 1 – HAMBURG, GERMANY – Sporthalle
November 2 – COPENHAGEN, DENMARK – Falconer
November 4 – PARTILLE, SWEDEN – Partille Arena
November 5 – OSLO, NORWAY – Sentrum Scene
November 7 – KATOWICE, POLAND – MCK
November 9 – ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE, LUXEMBOURG – Rockhal
November 11 – BERLIN, GERMANY – Columbiahalle
November 12 – HLAVNÍ M?STO PRAHA, CZECH REPUBLIC – O2 Universum
November 14 – BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Budapest Arena
November 16 – PARIS, FRANCE – Sports Palace
November 18 – MADRID, SPAIN – Vistalegre
November 20 – BARCELONA, SPAIN – Razzmataz1
November 22 – MUNICH, GERMANY – Zenith
November 23 – ZÜRICH, SWITZERLAND – Samsung Room
November 25 – ASSAGO, ITALY – Forum Mediolanum
November 26 – ZAGREB, CROATIA – Dom Sportova
November 28 – VIENNA, AUSTRIA – Wiener Stadthalle
November 30 – KÖLN, GERMANY – Palladium
December 1 – AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – Ziggo Dome
December 5 – NOTTINGHAM, ENGLAND – Motorpoint Arena
December 6 – GLASGOW, SCOTLAND – OVO Hydro Arena
December 8 – DUBLIN, IRELAND – 3 Arena
December 9 – MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AO Arena
December 11 – BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND – Resorts World Arena
December 12 – LONDON, ENGLAND – O2 Arena
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