Sep 162020

Since the band announced the cancellation of its entire 2020 touring schedule, Alter Bridge has taken time to do what they are known best for — creating. Never a band to take a lot of personal time off, the band reviewed live recordings from their shows in January/February 2020 to pick a few of its live favorites of songs from its latest album, “Walk The Sky”. This led bandmembers Myles KennedyMark TremontiBrian Marshall and Scott Phillips to begin sharing ideas for a new studio song. Those collective ideas would yield an original track titled ‘Last Rites‘ — a track written, recorded and completed entirely during the Covid-19 lockdown.

The final version of “Last Rites”, along with live versions of ‘Wouldn’t You Rather’‘Pay No Mind‘, ‘Native Son‘, ‘Godspeed‘, ‘In The Deep‘ and ‘Dying Light‘, will form a new seven-song EP, “Walk The Sky 2.0”, out November 6 via Napalm Records.

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