Myles Kennedy (Alter Bridge) Drops ‘The Great Beyond’ Video


Myles Kennedy just released the latest music video for the song ‘The Great Beyond’ from his debut solo album, “Year Of The Tiger”. The clip comes on the heels of wrapping a U.S. tour run with Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators.

‘The Great Beyond’ video was shot in black and white and features performance footage of the song from various stops on Myles‘s sold-out summer tour of Europe, where performed the material live for the first time with his backing band from the album: Tim Tournier on bass and Zia Uddin on drums and percussion.

Myles Kennedy, not one to spend a lot of time at home, is heading back out on tour of the U.S. in support of “Year Of The Tiger”. The 18-date run will kick off on November 13 in Chicago, Illinois and wrap on December 16 in Seattle, Washington. The performances will feature music from the album as well as selections from Myles‘s work with Alter Bridge, The Mayfield Four and Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators. Walking Papers will open all dates.

On “Year Of The Tiger”Kennedy embarks on his first venture as a solo artist by embracing musical elements and influences he hasn’t explored until this point in his career. His appreciation for the blues and acoustic based music can be heard throughout the 12-song concept record inspired by the loss of his father when he was a child.

The multi-instrumentalist played lap steel, mandolin, banjo and bass in addition to the guitar on the record. This shift in instrumentation helped create a new sonic canvas that some might consider a departure from the high gain wall of sound Kennedy has been associated with. Examples of this can be heard throughout the record, from the hypnotic drone of the title track, to the intricate finger style approach of “Haunted By Design” and “Ghost Of Shangri La”.

“Year Of The Tiger” is a personal story framed in a new context from an artist willing to take chances. It’s also a story that took decades to summon up the courage to tell.

Upcoming Shows:
13 NOV – Chicago, Concord Music Hall
14 NOV – Milwaukee, Turner Hall
16 NOV – Council Bluffs, Whiskey Roadhouse
17 NOV – Kansas City, Harrah’s Kansas City – Voodoo Lounge
19 NOV – Cleveland, Agora Theatre
21 NOV – Saratoga County, Upstate Concert Hall
23 NOV – Hartford, Webster Theater
24 NOV – Asbury Park, Asbury Lanes
27 NOV – Warrendale, Jergel’s Rhythm Grille
28 NOV – Wilmington, The Queen
30 NOV – Raleigh, Lincoln Theatre
01 DEC – Atlanta, Center Stage
03 DEC – Asheville, Orange Peel
05 DEC – Orlando, The Beachman
06 DEC – Destin, Club LA
08 DEC – Dallas, Canton Hall
09 DEC – Lubbock, Jake’s Backroom
11 DEC – Denver, Summit Music Hall
13 DEC – Helena. Lewis and Clark Brewing
14 DEC – Spokane, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
16 DEC – Seattle, Moore Theatre

“Year Of The Tiger” was described by Kennedy in a recent interview with Metal Wani as “probably the closest thing to a full-on concept record that I’ve ever written. I mean, the story is congruent throughout the entire… It basically tells a story from start to finish, and it documents when my father passed away when I was a kid and basically what happened after that with my mom, my brother and I — it tells that story,” he said. “So it’s a full-on concept from start to finish.”

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Video for ‘The Great Beyond’


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