So who is Tremonti?. Well for those who do not know Tremonti, Mark Thomas Tremonti (born April 18, 1974) is an American musician and songwriter, who is best known as the lead guitarist for the American rock bands Creed and Alter Bridge. He is a founding member of both those bands, and if you are a follower of these bands, then you should know that these bands have had much acclaimed success; Creed selling millions of copies.
Since his early days with Creed, Tremonti has received much positive recognition as a guitarist and songwriter and has received a number of accolades, including a Grammy Award for Creed’s single “With Arms Wide Open.” Also to his belt of achievements he has also been named “Guitarist of the Year” for three consecutive years by Guitar World, and in 2011, listed in Total Guitar magazine as the fourth greatest heavy metal guitarist of all time. Now that is nothing to laugh at, and as a reviewer, I take that into account when scoring the quality of the album. I have certain expectations and precepts of what I expect then from a musician at that level and review accordingly. So some would probably have guessed it would only be a matter of time before he would put his talents towards a solo album. So here we go, the solo album entitled, “All I Was”. Continue reading »